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Specialist College Lunchtime Assistant

Reference: 1482e81e-2ef3-49a8-995d-39aa76d6e197
Employer: Great Oaks College
Location: Not Specified
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Great Oaks College is an expanding specialist independent college in its third year of operation which provides further educational opportunities to students aged 19-24 with moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties or autism. We run three Pathways, Vocational, Life and Living and Engagement for Life.

We are looking for:

Someone who shares our vision for developing independence for young adults with Special Educational Needs. You will be willing to support feeding and personal care, and to assist and encourage students to find ways to enjoy their leisure time. The successful candidate will understand the need to respect our students as young adults and be committed to supporting their development as they prepare for adulthood.

Main purpose of the job – to assist pupils who have severe learning difficulties or autism over the college lunch period including both lunch service and leisure time.

Main responsibilities and tasks:

1. To serve lunch either at a servery or to individual pupils who need help learning eating skills. Some pupils need to be fed.

2. To supervise pupils in the toilet. Many pupils need help, and some are incontinent and need to be changed. Some pupils need to be hoisted and changed on a changing bed; where this is the case SCLAs will work with a member of the class team.

3. To supervise pupils in leisure activities either on the playground or in club activities inside such as drumming, art and keep fit.

4. To practice excellent food hygiene standards.

5. To ensure the safety of pupils.

6. To encourage social skills and life skills in line with student targets.

7. To ensure that the environment is tidy by the end of the lunch period.

8. To report in writing any incidents which occur during the duty.

9. To report, including in writing, on pupil progress over the duty. SCLA 2023

10. To support, and follow, Care and Behavioural Management Plans, as directed by the Class Teacher/Support Staff.

11. To support and maintain, “Whole College” policies; including policies on: Behaviour Management, communication, Health & Safety, and Safeguarding.

12. To attend training as appropriate.

13. To carry out duties at all times, in accordance with the Hounslow Equal Opportunities Policy.

This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26-working-week probation period.

Contract Type: Permanent and part-time (8 hours per week), term time only (38 weeks per annum).

Working hours: Monday 11.30 am to 1.30 pm, Tuesday to Friday, 12 noon to 1.30 pm

The full-time salary for this point is between £27, 711 to £28,128 per year pro rata. Actual Salary: £5,162 to £5,239 per year.

The successful candidate will be required to attend a pre-employment induction.

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