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SEN Teaching Assistant

£21,350 - £25,000 per annum DOE

Job Description

We are recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to work at a newly opened, special, independent school for children with Learning Disabilities & Autism.

Location: Chester

Salary: £21,350 - £25,000 per annum DOE

Job Type: Full-time, Monday – Friday 8:45am – 16:45pm. Term time only.

We are recruiting on behalf of a day and residential school are for up to 75 Children and young adults aged between 4 – 19 living with Learning Disabilities, Autism, and challenging behaviours. As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will be working within a newly refurbished, historic setting and you will be key in providing education support to the children in all areas of school life. You will act as key worker for 1 pupil, helping to create a positive learning environment, so it is vital that you are enthusiastic, proactive, and having a passion for working within the sector.

You must have experience of working within a Special Educational Needs (SEN) school or service, and ideally experience working with children and young adults aged 4-19.


  • Early 4pm Finish on Monday, Wednesday & Friday if all work complete.
  • Term-time only, but you are paid for the full 12-months.
  • Comprehensive training package.

To find out more about this SEN Teaching Assistant job vacancy and to apply, then please click on apply or please call Amanda on 0113 4166 900.

Social Care & Education Jobs are the UK’s leading Permanent Recruitment experts for the Health & Social Care and Children’s sector. We are bespoke, unique and a trusted, valued, recruitment partner for candidates and Providers across the UK. We will always handle your application professionally and with the strictest of confidence. We love what we do, we want you to love what we do too!



Services Administrator

Services Administrator

Salary: £21,893
Location: Warrington
Number of positions: 1
Expiration date: 28th June 2022

Are you looking for a chance to be part of a flourishing team in a charity that is making a real difference to the lives of people affected by eating disorders? By joining our new and expanding LMS team, you can support in the administration of our teams within services and make a difference to the lives of our service users.

Beat is experiencing a period of significant development as our services and influence expand and demand for our support rises. This change was underway before the coronavirus changed all our lives, but the pandemic has accelerated everything. Notably, our helpline is supporting three times as many people as pre-pandemic and demand for our carer and professional training courses has increased similarly.

We have recently launched two new online learning platforms; one for carers and one for school professionals. These are designed to provide high-quality e-learning to boost skills and knowledge around eating disorders, whilst also offering peer-support and a network to these audiences. The Services Administrator will play a vital role in ensuring that people using these receive timely and quality support in accessing these platforms. They will also be involved in helping the promotion of the platform to key stakeholders and will be ensuring that all our operations run smoothly.

The Services Administrator will support in the effective running of Beat’s learning management systems, as well as ensuring the facilities in the Warrington office run smoothly and offering administration support for our support services.

This role will be based at Beat’s office in Warrington.

For more information about the role, please contact Colleen Rowley-Smith.

To apply, please select the apply button and download and complete the application form. Completed application forms should be uploaded by 9am on 28th June 2022.

If you have difficulty accessing or using this version of the application form or need to apply with a CV, please contact us before applying. Please note, we cannot accept CVs except by prior arrangement.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed by close of business on 29th June. Interviews will take place on 30th June via Teams.

(Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.)

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Residential Youth Worker

Residential Youth Worker
Cheshire East, Cheshire

About Us

We’re Safe Places for Children, a charity that works across the UK and Northern Ireland to provide young people in care with tailored, individual therapeutic residential services. Registered as a charity in 2016, our mission is to guide and support young people with extreme trauma into less intense models of care.

We are currently looking for a Residential Youth Worker to join our team in Cheshire East, on a permanent, full-time basis working 38 hours per week.

The Benefits

- A salary of £26,483
- Overtime hours paid as higher value the usual hourly rate
- Extra Sleepovers are paid at £69
- Toil system to use overtime as leave, sick leave or can cash out hours.
- 1 week accrued paid sick pay
- Paid weekly wage
- 3.5% employer pension contribution
- £200 bonus on anniversary
- Access to paid external therapy sessions

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual from a crisis management background with a solution-focused approach to help us make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable children in our care.

Our values focus on being supportive, responsive, passionate, professional and united and we seek passionate, qualified people who identify with them. As a valued member of our team, we will provide you with exceptional support and excellent opportunities for professional development and training.

So, if you can make a genuine, positive impact on the lives of some of the most vulnerable children in care and have been looking for an organisation to support you in this goal, then we want to hear from you!

The Role

As a Residential Youth Worker, you will play a frontline role in the delivery and case management of care services to young people at our residential home.

Ensuring the safety of the young people in our care as well as your colleagues and the public, you will provide excellent levels of care based on children’s physical and behavioural needs. During the course of the children’s care, you will create Risk Assessments, Safety Plans and Positive Behaviour Support Plans.

Facilitating young people’s engagement with our programmes, you will help them achieve positive outcomes such as constructing positive routines through activities such as outdoor hobbies.

Additionally, you will:

- Maintain a clean, safe environment within the home
- Communicate with local authorities and partner organisations involved in the direct care of individuals
- Evaluate the impact of your work with an emphasis on reflective practice
- Ensure all legal and organisational policies and procedures are adhered to including Health & Safety

About You

To be considered a Residential Youth Worker, you will need:

- Experience of crisis management
- The demonstrable ability to provide solutions in a professional manner
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to competently use computer software including Microsoft Word and Internet Explorer
- A full, valid driving licence

All members of staff are required to complete extensive background checks.

Hours include a minimum of 28 weekday hours, 10 weekend hours and two sleepovers.

A waiting list may be compiled for any similar fixed-term or permanent vacancies that arise in the next 12 months.

The closing date for this role is 4th July 2022.

Other organisations may call this role Community Youth Worker, Support Worker, Youth Support Worker, Young Person’s Support Worker, or Youth Support Services Co-ordinator.

Webrecruit and Safe Places for Children are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you can make a real difference to young people’s lives as a Residential Youth Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Children Support Worker

We are recruiting for a Children Support Worker to join a special, independent residential school supporting children living with Learning Disabilities and Autism.

Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.        

The job is located about a 20-minute commute from Ellesmere Port. The service is close to public transport routes.

Salary: £21,350 - £25,000 per annum DOE.

Job Type: Permanent, full-time, set 2-week rota.

We are recruiting on behalf of a residential service for up to 30-children and young people aged between 4-19 living with Learning Disabilities, Autism, and challenging behaviours. They have created the perfect for environment for the children and young people to achieve their aspirations and reach their full potential. Decorated by award winning decorators, it is a fantastic place to work and for the children to flourish.

As a Support Worker, you will join a highly skilled team supporting the children on a 1:1 basis. The service is 30-bedded and set across 4 properties, all next to each other and all set in their own grounds. You will help support the needs of the children/young people, creating a safe and nurturing environment.


  • Experience of working within the Social Care or Children’s sector – essential.
  • NVQ Level 3 in either Residential Childcare or Children and Young Peoples Workforce, Health & Social Care, or Child Development – essential.

If you meet the criteria for this Children Support Worker job vacancy and you are excited by the opportunity, then we would love to speak to you and tell you more, so please click apply.

Social Care & Education Jobs are the UK’s leading Permanent Recruitment experts for the Health & Social Care sector. We are bespoke, unique and a trusted, valued, recruitment partner for candidates and Providers across the UK. We will always manage your application professionally and with the strictest of confidence. We love what we do, we want you to love what we do too!