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Health Care Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Primary Support , SEN Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £75 - £90 per day + Dependent Upon Experience/Skills

  • Contact:

    Rob Sherrington

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Temp to Perm

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Health Care Assistant
Reeson Education are currently searching for Health Care Assistant staff to work within SEN Schools across London. I am looking for resilient and caring individual Health Care Assistant staff who are looking to make a transition to become an SEN TA from a Health Care Assistant background. As an SEN TA you will working with various complex needs, within Special Needs Schools. I have listed below which special needs you may come across.

Health Care Assistant Benefits
* Stable, Secure and Valued Work
* Ofsted Rated Good to Outstanding Schools throughout London
* Temp to Perm Scheme
* Full Time
* Fantastic Facilities
* Continual Professional Development Courses for Remote Learning
* Gain Team Teach Qualification - Certification for Free!

What will be your role within as a Health Care Assistant/SEN TA the classroom?
* Working closely with parents and reporting back on pupil's progress
* Preparing the classroom, ready for the school day
* Working with children on a 1:1 basis as well as in small groups
* Providing personal care
* Observing children's behaviour

What does Autism mean?
Autism which is often abbreviated to ASC (Autism Spectrum Condition) or ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) could mean that individuals may have trouble with the following: Anxiety, communication, social interaction, repetitive and restrictive behaviour, varied sensitivity to certain senses such as; light, sound, taste and touch. Children with Autism may rely on different ways to communicate this maybe through PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) or Makaton (a type of sign language).

What does PMLD mean?
Children with PMLD will have more than one disability, this could mean they may have trouble with the following: communication, hearing and visual impairments, physical disabilities, and mental health difficulties. Many individuals with profound multiple learning difficulties rely on different ways to communicate this maybe through such as PECS and Makaton.

What does SLD mean?
SLD (Severe Learning Difficulties) is applied to a child who finds it difficult to understand, learn and remember new skills and has trouble adapting their skills to daily life. Difficulties may be further compounded by emotional and behavioural issues, difficulties with communication, or within a diagnosed condition like autism. The term is loosely applied to children with a significantly low score in a formal IQ test, which can be measured by an educational psychologist.

What are our London clients schools like?
As a company we work with schools across London that are looking for SEN TA's to join their team. These schools tend to be rated Good to Outstanding by Ofsted. London special needs schools can vary in size and can have anything between 30 to 300 students. In addition to this, these schools are run by Outstanding Headteachers with a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team. The majority of our London SEN schools have fantastic transport links and excellent training schemes.

Health Care Assistant Required Skills and Expertise

  • Be an excellent, inspiring Health Care Assistant
  • Have a proven track record of improvement.
  • Be able to creatively contribute to the development of the students and the curriculum.
  • Willingness to commit to a London SEN school

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%

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