Pupil Support Assistant (Temporary) (MOR06310)

The Moray Council

Posted

£18,220 to £19,605 per annum Pro-rata Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: MOR06310

Job Description

Assist the early years team in providing a supportive and positive learning experience for children with additional support needs, assisting them with their personal needs and promoting their independence.

Responsibilities

Support Learning and Teaching Activities.

Provide support to children and young people with additional support needs.

Attend to the personal care and health including the medical needs of pupils with additional support needs and assist in maintaining a safe, healthy and hygienic environment.

Support pupils with their mobility needs.

 

The Individual

Experience of working with children & young adults of school age in a caring and supportive environment

Educated to ‘standard’ level or equivalent and a demonstrable understanding of English and Arithmetic.

SSSC Registered (current registration or registration within 6 months of taking up post)

Ability to observe professional confidentiality and implement sound judgement

Ability to use initiative

Ability to communicate at all levels

Ability to work under guidance and direction of teaching staff

Ability to assist young people with special educational needs in personal/medical care.

Ability to express a patient and non-confrontational approach when dealing with children and young people who display challenging behaviour.

Ability to demonstrate empathy and tolerance and to respond positively to a variety of additional support needs

Ability and commitment to undertake further training /development as required

Rapport with children/young adults

Flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of the Service

Reliable

Ability to work as part of a team

Effective interpersonal skills and organisational skills

Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment

Able to assist in and carry out certain lifting tasks associated with the care of dependant young people

 

Temporary until August 2022

Closing Date: 22 October 2021

Starting Salary: £18,220 (pro rata)

£9.47 per hour

25.25 hours per week

For further information, contact Caitlin Whatley - 07929  845218  

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