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Student Support Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

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  • Salary:

    £21000 - £23515 per annum, Benefits: accommodation for relocation, progression, free meals

  • Contact:

    Nikki Hunt

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  • Contact phone:

    02382 123355

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Nikki Hunt

I am looking for passionate and vibrant Support Workers to join a Special Educational Needs Residential School in Hook- Hampshire!
Your job role will be to provide support both within the on- site children's homes and the school, for 28 children aged 8-19 who have Autism and the most severe and complex learning difficulties.
Total salary offered is between £21,000 - £23,515 a year.

The basic salary will be between £17,394 - £18,794 depending on experience -with an additional £77.50 per sleep in. You will do between 4-6 sleep ins per month. 
The client is happy for applicants who are willing to relocate for the role and are able to offer outstanding discounts on accommodation for this vacancy!

You will be working within a 180-strong team to provide care and support 52 weeks of the year to up to 30 students with complex learning disabilities. Due to the nature of the disabilities the young people may also have additional needs such as autism, epilepsy, self-injury, aggression and general disruptive behaviours.

Your role:
  • Working as part of a team to ensure the children’s emotional, behavioural, physical and intellectual needs are me
  • Following the child’s Risk Assessment and Behaviour Guidelines at all times to ensure a consistent and safe approach is followed.
  • Supporting the children in all aspects of their everyday life to help them make their needs known. This includes personal hygiene duties.

You will need to be flexible with your working rota. Day shifts are between 7.30am -10pm. 

Benefits Offered in return:
- Generous holiday entitlement
- Free staff meals on each shift
- Personalised training programmes
- Generous company pension scheme
- Staff award schemes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Staff accommodation options
- Childcare vouchers

What are you waiting for! Apply today and one of the Vetro Team will be in touch to discuss the role in further detail!

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