Carer/Enabler and/or Learning Support Assistant, Luton

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Luton Sixth Form CollegeLuton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15.31 per hour (including holiday and bank holiday pay)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Luton Sixth Form College is exceptionally aspirational for the young people it currently serves and we are deeply committed to extending our work in order to have an even greater impact on educational outcomes for our young people. Established in 1966 as the first sixth form college in the country, we have an impressive track record for quality and educational excellence.  

This post will only be available if the student accepts a place at the College in August 2019. Accordingly, this is a fixed term post supporting specific students for the duration of their time at the College. This post will end when the student leaves the College.

Hours will be worked based on student timetable and occasional out of hours support such as parents’ evenings/trips, a degree of flexibility is required. We envisage the post, if required, will be for up to 25 hours per week.

You may provide practical and personal care support for students with disabilities in the whole College environment AND/OR offer support to students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties in a classroom situation which could include:

  • Providing in class support for students with learning difficulties and or disabilities
  • Providing support for student’s physical needs including personal care needs, toilet needs, (involving moving and handling and use of hoist), support with exercise/physio and help during break/ mealtimes as appropriate.

We are looking for a candidate who ideally:  

  • Has Live Lifting and Handling certification, especially use of hoist (if wishing to be considered for the carer/enabler part of the role)
  • Has experience/knowledge/understanding of providing care for people with disabilities 
  • An understanding of in-class learning support for students in a classroom situation 

Closing date for all completed application forms:  Thursday 22nd August 2018

Interviews planned for: 29th August 2018

Luton Sixth Form College is an equal opportunity employer.  It is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

More about Luton Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bradgers Hill Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7EW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1582 877500
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Luton Sixth Form College is a specialist Sixth Form College, providing academic and general vocational education for 16 to 18 year olds in Luton.

Established in September 1966, we are the oldest Sixth Form College in the country and have an enviable ...