Vranch House is a centre for the treatment of over 2,000 outpatients with physical difficulties, a provider of various therapies throughout Devon and an independent Day School in Exeter for children with significant physical difficulties.

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Last updated: 24/09/2022

Mealtime Assistant



Location: Vranch House, part time.


We have finalised our pupil numbers for the coming academic year and we now need to appoint further support staff at our OUTSTANDING School for September 2022. This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and supportive staff team and work with our amazing children and young people.

MEALTIME ASSISTANTS - 10 and 15 hours per week, £9.76 per hour.

Our Teaching Assistants and Mealtime Assistants work within a class of children and young people with severe learning difficulties (SLD) or profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD); all of our pupils have physical disabilities. Applicants must have prior experience of working with children or young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) or physical disabilities, though the successful applicants will be given full training in a wide range of applicable skills, required to meet the specific needs of our pupils.

All applicants who meet the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications will be considered and all successful applicants will be called for interview after the closing date. As part of our Safer Recruitment process, we cannot accept CVs or applications made via our social media sites. ALL applications for vacancies must be made using our application form, which can be found on our website (see link below) and either emailed to the address below or sent to our postal address, which can be found HERE.

For Job Descriptions, Person Specifications and our application form please see below, or contact Ian Norton for more information on: 01392 468333 / email: [email protected]




This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure & Barring Service.


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Job description: Mealtime Assistant [pdf]


Person Spec: Mealtime Assistant [pdf]


Application form [pdf]


Application form [doc]