Axcis Education are working with a high profile special school in Exeter to recruit experienced, compassionate and dedicated Enabler's (Care Worker) to work with a fantastic team of young people that all have Vision Impairment and other Complex Needs.
Based in Countess Wear, the school and boarding areas are housed within a purpose built site that current has approx. 50 pupils. The age range of pupils is from 5 to 25 and many require 1-1 support.
The role will be to contribute to the deliver of high quality health, care and therapy to learners whilst supporting a high standard of education.
You will be an adaptable Enabler who works in a nurturing capacity to facilitate Learner's making their own decisions and also to work in a listening and responding way.
Duties will include
" Working with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver high quality care and therapy
" Administering and monitoring medicine
" Supporting personal care
" Liaising with parent, staff and other professionals as appropriate
The ideal candidate will have:
- NVQ 3 in health and social care (or equivalent social care qualification)
- Previous experience of prevising support top children and vulnerable adults
- Some understanding of Child and Adult Protection issues
- Physically ability to support young people, assisting with swimming, manual handling
- Experience of providing personal care in a manner which maintains dignity
- A natural ability to demonstrate respect and empathy for others
There is a mixture of hours available:
8.30am to 3.30pm / 11am to 7pm / 7pm to 11pm / 11pm to 7am
To discuss the role further or to apply - please contact Tamsin on 01392 949022
This is a temporary position.
If you are interested, then please contact Tamsin Nee at Axcis Education on 07710 024 565.
This is a temporary position unless otherwise stated.
Please note: The details of this job are correct as of the start of the school closures. We anticipate that there will still be a need to fill this vacancy either on the expected timescale (as many of the schools we work with will remain open to support SEND/Keyworker children) or when schools re-open. We are therefore continuing to accept applications but please bear with us as there may be a delay on the listed start date due to the fact that the situation is continually evolving.
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All staff will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview.
Axcis Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.