Individual Needs Assistant (Level A)
Posted on 21 June 2019
- LocationHangleton & Benfield Federation
- Salary£18,065 - £18,426 pro rata
- ContractFixed Term
- Closing DateApply by 28 June 2019
|Closing date||28 June 2019|
|Job category||Support Staff - Education|
|Organisation||Brighton & Hove City Council|
Grade: Scale 1/2
Hours per week: 16.25
Paid weeks per year: Term Time only, 46.2 inclusive of holiday entitlement
Start date: September 2019
Fixed term: until August 2020 initially
Closing date: 28 June (midday)
Interview date: week commencing 8 July
Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:
Dale View, Hangleton, Hove BN3 8LF
For further information contact the school office on (01273) 294874
About the role
We are looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join us to support a child 1:1 with complex medical needs who will be joining us in Reception.
The post is for 16.25 ( yet to be confirmed) hours per week, term time only. The successful candidate will need to be flexible and willing to work as part of a team. Experience of working with or caring for Reception/KS1 children within a school / education situation ( this can be voluntary ) is essential.
This job will require you to support a child with complex medical needs, who requires an adult to support physical and sensory needs, including intimate care and administering feeds using feeding equipment. Collaborative working with external health services and delivery of intervention programmes as advised.
Flexible and collaborative working is essential, as is the ability to deliver specific recommendations from a range of specialist professionals.
Training and advice will be provided from external agencies such as; specialist nursing, occupational therapy and Speech and Language therapy to support in the delivery of a comprehensive care package.
Full training will be provided but the successful candidates need to be prepared to support with these complex medical needs.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.