4 months ago
Learning Support Assistant - PMLD
- Special Needs Learning Support Assistant - PMLD
- Experience of Manuel Handling required
- Excellent College in Lambeth
- Minimum 1 Year Assignment
- ASAP Start
- £85 - £90 per day
- Trial Days ASAP
I am looking for 2 experienced, dedicated and pro-active Learning Support Assistant - PMLD to join a SEN Provision in Croydon as soon as possible. I have 2 positions available to start ASAP working in small groups and 1:1 supporting children with PMLD and other complex difficulties. You will be expected to support them with Hoisting, Manual Handling Needs and Personal Care (feeding, changing and toileting). There will be comprehensive on the job training and lots of support both through our client schools (induction training, PECS, Makaton and Team Teach) as well as free CPD from Remedy Education covering Safeguarding, Introduction to SEN, Phonics, Effective Listening, Behaviour Management etc.)
You will be working with students , all of whom have statements of Special Education Needs (ASD, Challenging behaviour). Most of the children you will be working with have very limited communication skills, and some are completely non-verbal. You will be working either 1:1 with a particular student or supporting a class alongside a team of fellow LSAs and the class teacher.
The personal care duties will include:
- PEG feeding
- Changing the students
- Feeding orally
- Helping students to brush their teeth
To be eligible to apply for this position, you will need to be available to start immediately, as well as being able to commit to working 8:30 - 4pm, 5 days per week in Croydon . 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
- Manuel Handling experience
Please contact Natalie Abel at Remedy Education today for more information.