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Fórsa publishes SNA advice sheets
by Róisín McKane
 

Fórsa has established a new digital tool, which gives SNAs easy access to concise advice on a range of important workplace issues including the 72 hours, working time, breaks, complex care, and June working.

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New qualifications sought for SNAs
by Niall Shanahan
 

The education requirements required to become a special needs assistant (SNA) should be revised to reflect the fact that the skills and experience required in the role have increased in recent years, according to Fórsa.

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Job evaluation facilitator confirmed
by Niall Shanahan
 

Fórsa has secured an agreement on the engagement of a facilitator to assist with the design of the new higher education job evaluation scheme. The facilitator role has been put out to tender.

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Pilot linked to SNA job security
by Niall Shanahan
 

A one-year pilot of the new ‘school inclusion model’ is now up and running in 75 schools in Dublin and surrounding counties. Fórsa is working to ensure the pilot strengthens the SNA allocation model, improves job security, and reduces post fragmentation.

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