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PMLD LSA/Support Worker - Lambeth

PMLD LSA/Support Worker - Lambeth

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs, Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £70 - £80 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

  • Contact email:

    carly@Remedyeducation.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    80

  • Salary low:

    70

  • Job ref:

    PMLDLSAsupportworker_1581007334

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Education is working closely with a Special College in Lambeth for young adults aged 19-25 years who have moderate to severe learning difficulties or as a dual diagnosis to their medical or physical needs.

This wonderful and loving Special College are seeking a dedicated and pro-active Learning Support Assistant to join the team ASAP. The college cater for pupils with PMLD and other complex cognitive difficulties.

  • Special Needs Learning Support Assistant - PMLD
  • Experience of ASC, SLD or PMLD welcomed
  • Happy to provide support with Personal Care and Manual Handling
  • Willing to learn the techniques implemented throughout the school day

Many of the pupils have complex learning and medical needs, most are wheelchair bound and need support with Speech and Language techniques including, Makaton and PECS.

A background in social care or nursing and some school based TA experience will be a huge advantage as you will be expected to support pupils with Hoisting, Manual Handling and Personal Care (feeding, changing and toileting).

The personal care duties may include -

  • PEG feeding
  • Changing the students
  • Feeding orally

To be eligible to apply for this position, you will need to be available to start ASAP and be able to commit to working 8:30am - 16:00pm, 5 days per week in the South West London area.

You must have a good command of numeracy and literacy, as this is especially important when supporting pupils with limited communication skills.

Ideally, You will have the following experience -

  • PMLD experience
  • LSA or care experience
  • SEND experience
  • Experience in or willing to do personal care and manual handling

As a standard requirement we will require all staff members working with Remedy to have a Right To Work, an Enhanced Child Workforce DBS (on the Update Service) and a minimum of 2 Graded References. We will be happy to support you through the process of obtaining these to complete your vetting and get you into work as soon as possible!

The College are looking to carry out interviews as soon as possible so get in touch ASAP!

If you would like to hear more about the role then feel free to give Carly Walters a call on, 0208 418 1390, or submit you CV below and she will be in touch!