Complex Sensory Support

  • Job Reference: 00096318-1
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
  • Salary: £210 to £350 Per Week
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Complex Sensory Support
Newton Aycliffe
£210 – £350 per week

Starting January 23

The Role

Vision for Education are seeking a Complex Sensory Support worker who can take a different approach to providing day opportunities for children with Special Educational Needs aged 5-16. As a Complex Sensory Support worker, you will offer a fantastic range of activities designed to stimulate and challenge the children that you are supporting on a day-to-day basis. A complex Sensory Support worker will have adhered to a support plan and help to choose how to spend days supporting the children they are supporting. As a skilled specialist member of staff, you will work closely with the children to develop their independent living and life skills. It will be your role as a Complex Sensory Support worker to be creative and express yourself through all sorts of activities, including arts and crafts, sport and exercise, trips, technology, and work experience to maintain engagement from the children you support.

The school

The specialist schools cater for students in with communication and interaction problems, learning difficulties, social or emotional issues and visual or hearing impairments. The school’s facilities and resources are second to none, and the staff pride themselves with raising engagement with pupils of all ages on their child-centred approach. Most schools we work with have excellent public transport links, but access to a vehicle would be advantageous.


To be considered for the Complex Sensory Support role you must:

Hold a driving licence, which would be preferred, but not essential.
Be Comfortable with personal care in numerous settings.
Confident de-escalating challenging situations. Training would be an advantage but not essential.
Hold a DBS certificate would be an advantage but not essential this can be arranged.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offers?

As a valued employee of Vision for Education you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay as You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. 
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply

If you are a Complex Sensory Support who can enthuse, motivate, and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Teesside SEND Team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.