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Specialist Support Assistant- Leatherhead

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/18/73952
  • Published: Mon 10/09/2018, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/09/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 30 hours hours per week.
  • Salary: £15,793.93 for working 30 hours per week over 39 weeks per annum (term time).
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead Surrey

£15,793.93 for working 30 hours per week over 39 weeks per annum (term time).

You will be based at Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leathehead, KT22 7AH. There may be occasion for you to travel in Surrey from time to time.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

We are looking to recruit a specialist support assistant for the Surrey Communicative and Assistive Technology team with Physical and Sensory Support.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to make a positive difference for vulnerable learners in Surrey.

As part of this team you will be responsible for the efficient acquisition and dispatch of specialist equipment. You will be expected to record and report on information regarding the specialist equipment acquired, such as cost and destination of the equipment. Organisation of training will also be required when identified as appropriate

This role includes regular telephone and email interactions with stakeholders.

The post-holder will be expected to have knowledge and experience in the use of databases, generating reports, spreadsheets and organisational purchasing as well as general office routines and procedures. The post-holder will be able to prioritise and plan their own workload in the context of conflicting priorities and work on their own initiative.

In addition it will be Essential for this position that the post-holder has:
1. Awareness of AT (Assistive Technology) and AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication).
2. Ability, or willingness to learn how, to install and configure AT and AAC devices.
3. Ability to organise the collection and delivery of all repairs and orders, liaising with external courier services, suppliers, schools and specialist centres to ensure service delivery is maintained.
4. Ability to organise and set up individual and group training for children, professionals and families.

To have an informal chat about this roe and to find out more please contact Pam Todd- Pam Todd- Interim Principle Lead for Additional Need on 01483 517847 or via email pamela.todd@surreycc.gov.uk

Please note that this advert closes at 23:59 16th September 2018.

Interview dates are to be confirmed.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/18/73952
  • Published: Mon 10/09/2018, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/09/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 30 hours hours per week.
  • Salary: £15,793.93 for working 30 hours per week over 39 weeks per annum (term time).
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead Surrey

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