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Hampshire

Optometrist

Optometrist

Totton

£60,000 + exclusive benefits

Weekend flexibility

30-45 minute test times

Specialist services (Inc. OCT)

High-end Independent

Job ID: 091122-2924

If you’re looking to further your career, then this Optometrist opportunity is the one for you.

This vacancy is located on the outskirts of Southampton and gives you the opportunity to provide a truly personal, high quality clinical assessment – through longer testing times and the latest optical technologies. This high-end practice thrives off looking after patients and staff, in the best possible way.

The vacancy is part of a chain independent company, whose core values stem from their family heritage. The practice encourages everyone to adopt a close-knit family attitude.

Key Advantages

  • Up to £60,000 basic salary + exclusive benefits
  • 30-45 minute testing times
  • Weekend flexibility possible
  • Closed Sundays & Bank Holiday
  • Equipment: OCT / Daytona Optomap / Auto Phoropter heads / Trial frames / Slit lamp / Hanson VFA / Non-contact tonometry / Computer based management system
  • Specialist services: Emergency Eye Care / Dry Eye Assessment / Coloured Overlay Assessment / Specialist contact lenses / Hearing and ear care services
  • Benefits including Professional fees / Pension / Quarterly bonus structure / Private Healthcare / Gym contribution / Staff discounts
  • 2 very spacious test rooms within the practice
  • A truly patient focused clinical environment with no commercial pressure
  • No late nights as the practice closes at 5:30pm
  • Regular internal and external training and CET
  • Relaxed, high-end setting within a spacious and beautifully presented working environment

Details and requirements

  • Hours: Monday – Saturday (09:00am – 17:30pm) closed Sundays & Bank Holidays (Weekend flexibility available)
  • Full or part time position considere
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered

Salary and benefits

  • Up to £60,000 + exclusive package
  • Benefits included: professional fees / pension / quarterly bonus structure / Private Healthcare / Gym contribution / staff discounts
  • 25 days’ holiday + 8 bank holidays (33 in total)

If you would like to enquire about this role and/or to have a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to email, call, text or send your CV to the contact details below.

Email: lukeshearstone@major-recruitment.com Call or Text: 07881287964

Class Teacher

School Staffing Solutions are looking to recruit a KS2 teacher to teach a class of Yr6 pupils.

Location: Andover

Salary: M1-M6

Period: Maternity Cover

The School uses their values of love, courage and respect to inform the day to day living in terms of how everyone behaves and develops.

Their mission is:

To bring our community together to make a difference through love, courage and respect. In aiming to make difference we intend every child to be the best they can be.

They have been rated as Outsanding by Ofstead and are looking for someone to fit into theor deticated team of staff.

If you think you would be suited to this role please send your cv to kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497

Teacher

School Staffing Solution are working with a school who require an experienced and qualified teacher who has the ability to make a significant contribution to the school by leading small classes of pupils from Key Stages 2 and 3 delivering a number of subjects across the curriculum.

The successful candidate will be an innovative, reflective practitioner who can demonstrate a willingness to adapt and learn. Ideally, you will have knowledge and experience in working with children from SEMH schools. They are looking for an individual with high expectations and standards who can offer excellent behavioural management skills.

This position offers the opportunity to develop and grow a career. They hire based on attitude and train for skills.

Salary: Commensurate to experience.

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: Easter 2023 or sooner depending on availability.

The school is situated on the edge of the New Forest in Hampshire. It benefits from extensive grounds, a wide selection of specialist buildings and workshops together with extensive sporting facilities.

The school creates opportunities for pupils to contribute to the wider community and an enviable range of outdoor, sporting, and recreational ventures provide strong incentives to participate in and beyond the classroom. Our model of living and working encourages pupils to develop active, participating and contributing membership of their home communities and society in general.

It is an exciting time to join as they begin to implement their new Development Plan. Pupil numbers are expanding and they need highly motivated staff to join their committed team.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Understanding of the Teachers’ Standards in all aspects of the work.
  • Experience in assessment, planning and delivery of the Key Stage 2 & 3 curriculum is essential.
  • Teaching experience – pre or post-qualification.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Awareness of the nature of pupils with special educational needs in relation to social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
  • Experience of working in a SEMH school setting.
  • Knowledge of current DfE regulations and guidance.
  • A developing knowledge of the curriculum issues beyond subject specialism, taking account of the changing needs of pupils.
  • Qualifications, skills and/or experience in offering engaging and worthwhile sports, recreational or outdoor activities to supplement and enhance your contribution to this special setting.
  • Evidence of recent and relevant further professional development.

To apply for the role send your CV to jennifer@school-staff.co.uk or call 07977178199 to discuss

Pastoral Key Worker

School Staffing Solutions is working with a fantastic school who are looking for a Pastoral Key Worker to join the Pastoral Care Team to provide care, protection and support for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs.

The ideal candidate will be, emphatic, supportive and organised. A willingness to learn new skills and undertake training is essential. The school is looking for someone who is computer literate, flexible and has good communication skills.

This position offers the opportunity to develop and grow a career. They hire based on attitude and train for skills.

Contract: Permanent contract; 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only.

Salary range: Up to £25,000 commensurate to experience.

Start date: Negotiable subject to notice/availability.

Location: Hampshire

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. Everyone on the staff team must share this commitment as the key feature of their job specification.

Core Purpose

  • Contribute to the delivery of the highest standards of care, protection and support to children aged 9 – 18 years.
  • Guide and support pupils experiencing difficulties by making an effective contribution to their care and welfare.
  • Facilitate pupils’ physical, social, psychological and emotional development through the National Minimum Standards and all other relevant guidance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the importance of safeguarding, ensuring a safe environment for pupils.
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety regulations, the guidelines contained in the Employee’s Handbook and the school’s policy documents.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience of working with young people with special educational needs.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • QCF Level 3 or equivalent childcare qualification (or the willingness and ability to study for this qualification).
  • Awareness of the nature of pupils with special educational needs in relation to social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
  • Experience of working in an SEMH school or social care setting.
  • Enhanced knowledge of National Minimum Standards.
  • Knowledge of further DfE regulations and guidance.
  • Experience of key-working young people.
  • Qualifications, skills and/or experience in offering engaging and worthwhile sports, recreational or outdoor.
  • Evidence of recent and relevant further professional development.

Essential characteristics or clear ability to develop the following characteristics:

  • Confidence, resilience, flexibility and ability in working with young people who encounter behavioural difficulties on account of social, emotional and mental health issues.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage groups of pupils who have previously encountered rejection, frustration and failure, such that they make good or better progress on account of your work.
  • A positive and optimistic role model for pupils.
  • Ability to work and collaborate with a team and within a multi-disciplinary framework.
  • Ability to present with a high level of energy and optimism that fosters a nurturing and positive environment in which our pupils can flourish.
  • Ability to reflect on performance and put learning and knowledge gained into practice.
  • Ability to regulate emotional responses to unexpected and sometimes challenging situations.
  • Ability to listen, clarify, question as necessary and confirm understanding.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all departments within the school.

Essential skills or clear ability to develop the following skills:

  • Ability to nurture and develop meaningful and positive relationships with pupils who experience social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
  • A role model for others, practicing and promoting highly effective behaviour management skills.
  • Effective skill set, including confident behaviour management.
  • Ability to follow clear direction and guidance to enable the pastoral care team to function proactively.
  • Accurate spoken and written communication skills.
  • An organised and methodical approach to work.
  • Proficient in the use of computer and IT systems; in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Confidence and an informed perspective when working with parents, Local Authority officers and other agencies, presenting a confident and professional manner at all times.
  • Accurate numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Excellent punctuality and time management skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate forward thinking.
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently record key events including the reporting of incident.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to contribute to the pastoral care team with confidence, understanding and compassion.
  • Ability to address difficult situations with calmness, demonstrating clarity of thought and good decision-making under pressure.
  • Work as a member of a team and demonstrate initiative.

The successful applicant will promote and implement the school’s policies and procedures, with particular reference to child protection and safeguarding, equal opportunities, health and safety and staff behaviour.

To apply send your CV to kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497 to discuss.

SEN Team Assistant

School Staffing Solutions are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated person for the post of SEN Team Assistant. We are looking for someone who is an organised person to support the work of our SEN Team.

Salary range: £18,086 to £22,386 commensurate to experience.

Contract: Permanent contract; 37.5 hours per week; term time only.

Location: Hampshire.

Main Duties:

  • Collate, input and assess a range of data required to update the SEN records.
  • To enter SEN data and create reports for pupil tracking.
  • To develop systems for cross referencing this data and assist the SENCo to analyse it for SEN purposes.
  • To develop and manage the SEN filing system (including emails, record of telephone conversations) the archiving, retrieval and disposing of SEN information as appropriate.
  • To produce reports as required including individual letters to parents, arrange meetings, take minutes, respond to telephone calls and messages etc. for the SENCo.
  • To attend meetings and take minutes as and when necessary.
  • To assist in updating provision plans.
  • Managing department timetables for individual therapists and pupils.
  • Assist with the archiving and retention of documentation in adherence with regulations.
  • Manage office stationery and stock.
  • To provide miscellaneous administrative support for the school’s SENCo.
  • Use software packages/systems including Microsoft and Arbor to produce documents.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience of working within a busy team.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience of working within a school setting.
  • Experience of developing and managing SEN data system.

Essential Characteristics or clear ability to develop the following characteristics:

  • The ability to work under pressure, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • A patient and flexible attitude
  • Ability to organise others within a team
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Consistency in attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also in the use of initiative
  • Reliability
  • A creative approach to problem solving.

Essential Skills or clear ability to develop the following skills:

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • A confident telephone manner
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • An organised and methodical approach to work
  • Excellent computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, databases and IT packages
  • Ability to deal with parents/carers, Local Authorities and other outside agencies in a professional manner at all times
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

The successful applicant will be expected to adhere to the school’s policies and procedures, with particular reference to equal opportunities, child protection and safeguarding and all health and safety policies.

Any job offer will be conditional, subject to a full Enhanced disclosure clearance by DBS and confirmation by referees we are making a good appointment.

To apply send your CV to jennifer@school-staff.co.uk or call 07977178199 to discuss

Teaching Assistant

Contract: Permanent contract; 33.5 hours per week, term time only.

TA Salary range: Up to £24,000 commensurate to experience.

Location: An established and innovative school, set in 200 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside,

There are fantastic opportunities for the right person.

Main Purpose of the Job

To assist teaching staff in the educational process and in the care and welfare of pupils within the educational environment.

Principal Responsibilities

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. Everyone in their adult workforce must share this commitment as the key feature of their job specification.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assisting teachers in supporting, teaching and learning in the classroom and demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the subjects in which they support.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and an understanding of the needs of pupils they support through access to the Live Documents.
  • Supervising pupils, in the presence of a teacher, to help ensure standards of work and behaviour are maintained.
  • Attending and contributing to regular planned staff meetings, training and in-service sessions.
  • Assisting in the supervision of pupils off site, in accordance with School policy.
  • Assisting in the supervision of pupils outside of lesson times as per the rota produced by the Head of Pastoral Care.
  • Administering First Aid and medication as appropriate following relevant training.
  • Performing any other duties commensurate with the level of responsibility for the post.
  • Be responsible to the Head of Education in the first instance and other members of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • It may be possible, by arrangement, to assist in the residential care of the pupils by undertaking extraneous duties.
  • To offer a choice of evening activities under the above point, which will include physical recreation, hobbies and other worthwhile pursuits.
  • To undertake regular Safeguarding and Child Protection training.
  • To demonstrate knowledge of safeguarding, child protection procedures and welfare of pupils.
  • Carry out other duties of a similar nature, from time to time, as may be required and directed by members of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • All duties must be carried out to comply with:
    • Notification of accidents and other Health & Safety requirements;
    • Statutory legislation;
    • Nationally and locally agreed Codes of Good Practice;
    • Fire Precautions
    • School policies
  • To be responsible for own health and safety and that of anybody else who may be affected by your acts.

This Job Description is not exhaustive but gives an indication of tasks to be performed within a specific discipline. Operational requirements may necessitate performing tasks in other disciplines from time to time or on a more permanent basis.

About you

You need to acknowledge the special educational needs of the pupils and adopt a supportive and encouraging attitude towards them. Demonstrate an understanding of children and a determination to contribute to the life of the school.

Show dedication and commitment to the ethos of the school –

We try to assist each pupil’s personal and social growth through a first class education. Within a friendly, supportive and stimulating community, boys are encouraged to grow as individuals, cultivate their talents, adopt a positive attitude to school and vocational work, develop a sense of responsibility for their actions and celebrate their achievements.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must be able to demonstrate literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Experience of working with a child/children in a supervisory role or family setting.
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant status is desirable.

Essential Characteristics:

  • Preparedness to carry out administrative tasks in order to help teachers resource their lessons.
  • Confidence in dealing with children.
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults and establish good working relationships.
  • Ability to provide support for pupils; ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
  • To work under the direction of the teacher and take part in training.
  • Constantly seek to improve own practice through self-evaluation and learning from others.
  • Ability to support the chosen behaviour management strategies of the teacher, to create a purposeful learning environment.
  • Motivate, inspire and have high expectations of pupils.
  • Creative approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Reliability.
  • Excellent communication skills with adults and children, verbally and in writing.
  • Work calmly under pressure.
  • Effective time management.
  • Flexibility.

Desirable Characteristics:

  • The ability to work to specified procedures consistently.
  • Knowledge of child development.

Any job offer will be conditional, subject to a full Enhanced disclosure clearance by DBS.

To apply send your CV to Kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497 to discuss.

Floating Mot tester

We are looking for a Mot tester to be mobile and float between our 4 sites in the Basingstoke / Bracknell / Reading and Andover

You can live in any surrounding areas and your main base will be your closest site

An Independent service centre who mot all makes and models of vehicles.

The business is open 6 days a week Monday to Saturday 8.30 – 5.30. So Saturday working may be required but you will only work a 5 day week as you will get a day off in the week

A salary of upto £38,000 is on offer and you can claim a mileage for using your own vehicle in the amount of 25p per mile .

This is on a 3 month rolling contract basis

You will need a full uk driving licence and reliable vehicle for this role.

If you are an mot tester and fancy a change going to the same workshop everyday please get in touch

SEN Teacher

SEN Science Teacher

Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Salary: MPS + SEN Allowance, UQT for Unqualified Teachers

Hours per week: 32.5

Monday to Friday

School Staffing Solutions are looking for an ambitious, energetic and committed Science teacher who will expand the learning experiences of the pupils in their care. The successful candidate will be teaching and supporting our young people who may have autism, emotional behavioural difficulties, ADHD and associated complex needs.

The school are proud of their excellent reputation for providing highly effective education, care, therapy, welfare and support for up to 107 pupils aged 5 to 19 years old who have difficulties regulating their emotional, social and mental health needs. They may also have other complex needs often associated with autistic spectrum conditions. They take an individual and inclusive approach to education, care, therapy and healthcare in order to provide the young people with the opportunity to make positive changes in their lives, develop as lifelong learners and integrate into the wider community.

The role:

As part of this team you will be an excellent classroom practitioner who has the right combination of energy, drive and enthusiasm to engage classes of 5 – 8 young people. The School deliver education to pupils from year 3 to year 11, so they looking for somebody who has a desire to work with pupils of all ages who can deliver a sequential science curriculum in a new lab that is being built over the summer holidays.

Job Description:

· To evolve and maintain an imaginative and engaging whole-school science curriculum.

· Designing, developing, and delivering quality lesson plans and a curriculum that adheres to national and school guidelines

· To implement innovative programmes of study that inspire a love for scientific enquiry.

· Drawing up suitable assessments and delivering helpful feedback to students, parents, and other teachers

· Ensuring that all students follow a qualification pathway which suits their individualised needs

· Establishing classroom, lab, and field trip rules and regulations and ensuring that all students understand what is expected of them

· To contribute to a positive ethos in which all pupils have access to a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum

· Creating an environment where students feel comfortable asking questions and voicing concerns

· Enthusiastic engagement in other curriculum and non-curriculum activities which increase students’ culture capital

· A commitment to keeping up to date with new teaching, learning and assessment techniques

Why this School:

The school benefits include exclusive access to reward and discount scheme, comprehensive induction, commitment to your ongoing training and career progression, Teacher pension scheme, paid for enhanced DBS, wellbeing support, cycle to work scheme and more!

The school strongly believe in developing our own talent and growing our teachers into successful middle and senior leaders.

To apply please send your cv to kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497 for more information.

Dispensing Optician Practice Manager

Dispensing Optician Practice Manager

Winchester

£34,000 + lucrative bonus

+ Exclusive benefits package

High-end Independent

30-45-minute test times

Job ID: 210922-2506

Are you an experienced Dispensing Optician searching for a new and exciting management position? This may be the role for you! We are actively searching for a Practice Manager to join our client’s team, situated in Winchester

The practice is an extremely successful, high-end independent chain that is family-owned, and family run and believe their people are the key to success and longevity.

They thrive off customer satisfaction, offering longer testing times to provide a higher quality clinical assessment. This guarantees you have the time required to offer a truly fantastic customer journey by taking detailed accounts of each patient’s visual, lifestyle and vocational needs.

Suitable?

This is an ideal position of an experienced Dispensing Optician with a strong commercial mindset. You will need to possess strong communication skills with a proven track record in people management, ensuring you are able to lead, motivate and guide the team.

Key Advantages

  • Up to £34,000 basic salary + Lucrative bonus & exclusive benefits
  • 30-45 minute testing times
  • Working with unique brands – Maui Jim, Oakley, ProDesign Denmark, Lindberg, Silhouette, Tom Ford and many more
  • Continuous advances in technology and equipment including OCT, Optomap alongside a very efficient computerised management system
  • Running specialist clinical services including; Myopia Management, Emergency Eye Care, Dry Eye Assessment, Coloured Overlay Assessment, Specialist contact lenses, Hearing and ear care services
  • Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • No late nights as the practice closes at 5:30pm
  • Benefits including: Professional fees / Pension / Quarterly bonus structure / Private Healthcare / Gym contribution / Staff discounts
  • 2 very spacious test rooms within a truly patient focused clinical environment with no commercial pressure
  • Regular internal and external training arranged offering a bespoke training academy, CET provision and a dedicated Professional Services team
  • Relaxed, high-end setting within a spacious and beautifully presented working environment

Details and requirements

  • Hours: Monday – Friday (09:00am – 17:30pm) Saturday (9:00am – 17:00pm) closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • Full or part time position considered
  • Qualified Dispensing Optician
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered

Salary and benefits

  • Up to £34,000 + Lucrative bonus & exclusive benefits
  • Benefits included: professional fees / pension / quarterly bonus structure / Private Healthcare / Gym contribution / staff discounts
  • 25 days holiday + 8 BH (33 in total)

Core responsibilities

As Practice/Branch Manager, you will report directly into the Area Manager with the goal of enhancing branch growth whilst maintaining staff and customer relationships.

  • Managing the customer relationships, ensuring customer levels of satisfaction remain at their targeted level
  • Deliver business results by promoting strategies within branch to enhance performance
  • Planning for the future – Setting and achieving realistic business goals by establishing priorities, actions and milestones
  • Guiding your team, ensuring they remain motivated and continue to excel within their defined roles

If you would like to enquire about this role and/or to have a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to email, call, text or send your CV to the contact details below.

Email: lukeshearstone@major-recruitment.com Call/Text: 07881287964

Optometrist Independent Prescriber

Optometrist Independent Prescriber

Southampton

Up to £65,000 + exclusive benefits (Negotiable)

Weekend flexibility

30-45 minute test times

Specialist services (Inc. OCT)

High-end Independent

Independent Prescriber Resident Position

Job ID: 200922-2794

Independent Prescribing Optometrist opportunity with arguably one of the best Independents in the UK – Optometrists who have the Independent Prescribing qualification or keen to start or complete the prescribing course are welcome to apply.

This vacancy gives you the opportunity to provide a truly personal, high quality clinical assessment – through longer testing times and the latest optical technologies. This high-end practice thrives off looking after patients and staff, in the best possible way.

The practice encourages everyone to adopt a close-knit family attitude.

Key Advantages

  • Up to £65,000 basic salary + exclusive benefits (Negotiable)
  • 30-45 minute testing times
  • Weekend flexibility possible
  • Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • Equipment: OCT / Daytona Optomap / Auto Phoropter heads / Trial frames / Slit lamp / Hanson VFA / Non-contact tonometry / Computer based management system
  • Specialist services: Emergency Eye Care / Dry Eye Assessment / Coloured Overlay Assessment / Specialist contact lenses / Hearing and ear care services
  • Benefits including Professional fees / Pension / Quarterly bonus structure / Private Healthcare / Gym contribution / Staff discounts
  • 2 very spacious test rooms within the practice
  • A truly patient focused clinical environment with no commercial pressure
  • No late nights as the practice closes at 5:30pm
  • Regular internal and external training and CET
  • Relaxed, high-end setting within a spacious and beautifully presented working environment

Details and requirements

  • Hours: Monday – Saturday (09:00am – 17:30pm) closed Sundays & Bank Holidays (Weekend flexibility available)
  • Full or part time position considered
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered

Salary and benefits

  • Up to £65,000 + exclusive package (negotiable)
  • Benefits included: professional fees / pension / quarterly bonus structure / Private Healthcare / Gym contribution / staff discounts
  • 25 days’ holiday + 8 bank holidays (33 in total)

If you would like to enquire about this role and/or to have a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to email, call, text or send your CV to the contact details below.

Email: lukeshearstone@major-recruitment.com Call/Text: 07881287964