Enabler/Carer, Luton

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Luton Sixth Form CollegeLuton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15.15 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. 

Enabler/Carer (part time, term time only, fixed term contract, hourly paid) 2 posts available 

This post will only be available if the student accepts a place at the College in August 2018. 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 will provide practical and personal care support for students with disabilities in the whole College environment including:

  • 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.
  • Providing in class support for students with disabilities. 

We are looking for a candidate who ideally: 

  • Has Live Lifting and Handling certification, especially use of hoist
  • Has experience/knowledge/understanding of providing personal care for people with disabilities 

£15.15 per hour (including holiday and bank holiday pay)

Start Date: September 2018

Closing date for all completed application forms: Thursday 23rd August 2018

Interviews planned for: After 28th 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).


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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
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 ...