Opus are currently recruiting on behalf of an SEND provision in the Exeter area (EX1) who are seeking a full time Care Assistant to work with pupils with a variety of additional needs.
The role will require you to support with classroom based tasks and also work on a 1:1 basis supporting children with a range of special educational needs including;
- Learning disabilities
- Social and Emotional Difficulties
Our client is happy to consider candidates with a passion for education who come from care work backgrounds as the role will NOT require you to carry out personal care. Candidates with qualifications in Health and Social Care, Moving and Handling and Counselling Skills are also highly desired. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work as part of a highly skilled and passionate team.
Opus can offer competitive rates of pay of £65 per day as well as the opportunity to up skill your professional development by utilising our CPD Academy. You will also be supported by our specialist Team who all come from backgrounds in education and knowledge of the current market.
The ideal candidate will:
- Be confident supporting children with a range of emotional needs
- Have a nurturing and patient manner
- Willingness to undertake further training
- Come from a care or education background
To be accepted for this role, you must have a Child Workforce Only DBS that is registered on the Update Service, or be happy to apply for one through Opus