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Date Added: Fri 07/06/2024

SEN Support Worker

Doncaster, DN1, UK
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Job Type: Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £83 - £95/day

Role: Special Educational Needs Support Worker

Location: Doncaster

Contract Type: Monday-Friday (Full-Time - 8:30am-3:30pm) -Temporary

Day Rate: £85-£95 a day

Start Date: ASAP

Veritas Education are searching for SEN support workers to support primary & secondary aged children with complex SEN and medical needs in a specialist school. The learners attending the school have a variety of different needs, including Autism, SEN, Communication Needs, PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties) and medical/mobility needs too.

Across the setting, the school provides a variety of different ability classes for all children, coping and managing their needs to help them access their education to the best of their ability. The school has fantastic facilities to meet the needs of all children, along with a staffing team who are dedicated, passionate and caring when it comes to providing the best life and access to education for the learners attending the school.

Key Responsibilities:

Work closely with the class teacher to support the learning and development of students with Special Educational Needs (SEN).
Provide one-to-one or small group support, adapting teaching methods and materials to meet the individual needs of students.
Foster a positive and inclusive learning atmosphere, ensuring all students feel valued and supported.
Collaborate with other professionals, such as speech therapists, occupational therapists, and educational psychologists, to create a comprehensive support network.
Be confident with behaviour management strategies and de-escalation techniques.
Assist with personal care needs, including feeding, toileting, and mobility.
Be a fantastic role model and encourage positive behaviour.
Be comfortable and confident supporting children with complex SEN and medical needs.
Communicate with the children by using PECS, sign language and Makaton.Requirements:

Experience supporting adults and/or children with complex needs is essential.
Personal experience supporting a family member with SEN/PMLD is also valued.
Level 2 Team Teach is essential, although this training can be offered by Veritas.
Safeguarding training is essential, although this training can be offered by Veritas.
GCSE English and Maths.
Strong knowledge of SEN is essential.
A moving and handling qualification is preferred.
Candidates must hold or be willing to apply for an enhanced DBS upon registration.
Have proof of eligibility to work in the UK.What we offer:

A simple, hassle free and fast registration process.
Experienced compliance/vetting team supporting every step of the way from the initial registration through to your first booking.
Online CPD courses including safeguarding to enhance your professional portfolio.
Level 2 Team Teach training, delivered in house by our Team Teach Trainers.
A specialist trained SEND consultant with professional experience working in special schools and Alternative Provisions.
A wide range of schools to gain experience across Wakefield, Sheffield, Doncaster and other South Yorkshire areas
Temporary to permanent, full time and part time positions are available.How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV to Shane at Veritas: . If you don't meet every requirement, we still encourage you to apply! Please include 'SEN Support Worker' in the subject line with a brief description on why you are interested in the role.


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community
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