Senior Learning and Care Support Assistant

Harrow Weald Campus, Harrow
£26,775 to £28,430 Actual salary for 36 hours per week, 40 weeks per year
24 Nov 2021
07 Dec 2021
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint Senior Learning and Care Support Assistant to coordinate the provision of Additional Learning Support for students at Harrow College.  Working with the Specialist Medical Coordinator and the EHC Coordinator, you will provide advice and guidance on effective support strategies, and will be involved in the design, development and implementation of Individual Care Plans, risk Assessments and Individual Support Plans for students with profound and complex needs.  You will also manage a team of Learning and Care Support Assistants and ensure the completion of relevant administration.

You will be trained in Manual Handling, First Aid, Safe Administration of Medication, Epilepsy, Anaphylaxis, Dysphasia and Diabetes including the safe administration of Insulin.  You will possess experience providing learning support for young people and people with learning difficulties/disabilities, and will have sound knowledge of effective support and intervention strategies for learners with Profound and Complex SEND. You will have experience of assessing children/young people to identify individual needs, a good understanding of the range and types of interventions available and experience of producing Individual Care Plans.  You will also possess strong administrative and organisational skills, be able to liaise effectively with staff across the College and be able to lead a team effectively.

Further details:    Job Description  

Equal Opportunities

HCUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.

Disclosure and Barring Service checks 

HCUC (Harrow & Uxbridge College) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertaking an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.  

Where references are taken up by the College, it is our policy not to disclose references to candidates.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.