Closing Date: 09/08/2018
To assist in providing an effective level of support and healthcare (including personal/intimate care) to all students attending the College, including some who may communicate through challenging behaviour. This will include pushing wheelchairs, operating hoists and other manual handling equipment, accessing the community including attending hydrotherapy and supporting students as they walk.
You must have an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification in Health and Social care, and experience of working, caring or voluntary work with people who have disabilities.
You will have excellent communication skills and be able to maintain accurate records and be able to assist our students sensitively and safely.
Orchard Hill College is a community-based specialist college offering educational opportunities for students over 16 years old with a range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Orchard Hill College is Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ and we are proud of this achievement as it recognises our students’ fantastic work and the dedication and commitment of our staff team.
We have centres in Carshalton, Hackbridge, New Malden, Wandsworth, Camberwell Green and Uxbridge where we aim to be as close to our students’ local communities as possible. This enables our students to build a network of people who appreciate what they can offer during and after their time at College.
Closing Date: 5pm on Thursday 9th August 2018
Interviews: Due to College closures during the summer holidays, interviews will not take place until September 2018
OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please note that CV applications will not be considered.