SEND Learning Support Assistant (Moving and Handling), Ashington

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Vision for Education LtdAshington

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £60 per day (PAYE)
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Vision for Education, the supply arm of the TES are actively recruiting for Learning Support Assistants to work with Primary and Secondary aged students who have Autism (ASC) and severe learning difficulties (SLD) and profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD). 

This role is to be based in a specialist school for primary, secondary and post 16 students who have Autism, SLD and PMLD.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified Teacher (NQT) looking to gain further experience in SEND or for an experienced Teaching Assistant looking to gain a secure role with real job satisfaction and prospects of going on to a permanent contract.

Applicants must:

  • Have experience of working with young people who have complex needs.
  • Hold or have undergone Moving and Handling training and be able to use hoists and be comfortable with assisting in feeding and personal care. 
  • Be available to work in the Northumberland area.
  • Be eligible to work in the UK and meet all national safeguarding criteria.
  • Hold a current DBS certificate and it be registered on the online update      service. If your DBS is not registered online or you do not hold a DBS Vision will assist in your application.

In return, as an agency we offer:

  • Excellent and transparent rates starting from £8.41 per hour.
  • Consistent seminars and training courses such as Team Teach, Moving & Handling      Autism Awareness (paid for by Vision) to continue your individual professional development.
  • Dedicated team that work with our supply staff to place them in schools and locations that suit them.
  • Wages paid directly into bank account every week via PAYE.
  • We are an agency that won't charge your school a fee should they wish to offer you a permanent contract; we won't stand in the way of your career.

For further information, please call Dan Rutledge (SEND Consultant) on 01912291386 or email CV and details to   


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