£15659 - £19500 per annum
5 months ago
The organisation provides education, care, therapy, medical support and independence training to young people with physical disabilities from all over the UK and overseas. Their aim is to prepare these young people for adult life, giving them the confidence and skills to achieve their full potential.
Earning potential would be up to and around £15,659- £19,500 depending on qualifications.
Shifts include alternate weekends (can sometimes be flexible).
Pension from start of employment up to a max of 7.5%
Health Cash plan
Competitive Sick pay
Generous Holiday leave.
Training and Development
Discounted Gym membership
Cycle to work scheme
Occupational Health Service
Access to on-site swimming pool
The Main Purpose of Job:
Student Support Assistants (SSA's) work under the direction of teacher/tutor and Residential Manager and their main purpose is to assist students who need help because of their disabilities.
Preparation of materials for all lessons and clearing up afterwards e.g. photocopying, laminating, assisting with classroom displays and preparing teaching materials
Helping "set up" students with a range of computer equipment
Assisting with therapy programmes.
Working alongside the therapists to encourage students to effectively access the whole curriculum
Guiding students in carrying out the work set by the teacher (this may be as the person in charge of a small group with no teacher present)
Care Support Duties
To help implement all aspects of individual care plans, including the administering of drugs and medication, in line with required school policy and procedure.
To encourage the students to do as much as possible for themselves by guiding them and showing them what to do when necessary.
Helping students in all aspects of daily living including washing, dressing, bathing, showering and after toilet hygiene.
Implement the individual Young Persons Plans.
To keep robust records in line with regulatory requirements
Previous experience of working in a caring environment and/or with people with a learning difficulty or disability
A commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students
Willingness and ability to undertake work related training and utilise new skills and knowledge to enable improved support
To be able to provide personal care relevant to the students' needs
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