Children's Services Assistant

Reference number: 43514

Title: Children's Services Assistant

Hours: 29

Location: Newtownabbey

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Thursday 29 August 2019

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Interview date: To be confirmed

Job advert:

About the role

An opportunity has arisen for a Children’s Services Assistant to join our team, to provide a quality service to children with dual sensory loss, physical disability or serious medical conditions, moderate/severe learning disability including Autistic Spectrum Disorders and complex health needs requiring medical intervention.

As a member of the Sense Nursery staff you will be part of a team providing a safe, creative developmental environment for a small number of children (very young to teens) with special needs to reach their full potential. You will provide direct support to the children, meeting their personal needs such as feeding and engaging in activities. You will also be responsible for the care of the Nursery environment.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • NQV level 3 in Childcare or equivalent.
  • Additional training opportunities will be provided.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • About Sense
  • For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate & experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out or unable to fulfil their potential. Sense have a proven record of offering a high quality, pionnering services.

No Agencies please

To apply:

Please use the link below to complete your application, CVS will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification, therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly. We recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description before applying. 

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Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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