Personal Care Assistant

Fixed Term
Childcare, School/Academy Services, Social Work/Care, Childrens Social Care
Part Time - Term Time Only
Until 31 July 2020
Ash Lea School, Owthorpe Road, Cotgrave, Nottingham, NG12 3PA
NJE Grade 2: Point 2 - £17711 pro rata

Ash Lea School Governors are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a commitment to delivering a high standard of personal care support as part of a caring and child focused team.

Ash Lea is a special school for children from 3-18 years old with severe and complex educational needs located in Cotgrave.

The successful candidate will be assisting pupils in implementing their own personal care programmes during the school day, specifically in relation to practical support for:

  • Personal hygiene
  • Toileting and continence training
  • Eating and drinking
  • Therapy sessions

Working in cooperation with other key workers as part of a busy team, you will be involved in supporting the pupils’ educational and health care needs under the guidance of the class teacher. Experience of working within a health, care or SEN setting would be desirable, along with training in first aid, MAPA and Moving and Handling, however, full training will be given. Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection is essential.

Working hours are dependent on class needs covering Monday – Friday.

For further details and an application form, either download from our website or contact the school office.

Return completed application forms to or post to the school address above.

Closing date: 9am, Thursday 7 November 2019

Interview Date: Friday 15 November 2019 

• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.
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