Personal Care Assistant

School/Academy Services, Social Work/Care
Part Time - Term Time Only
1st September 2019 – 31st August 2020
Carlton Digby School, 61 Digby Avenue, Nottingham NG3 6DS
SCP 2 – 4 (approximate salary £8,200 - £8,531 pa)

Are you interested in being part of a team that is committed to ensuring the best outcomes for children and young adults who have severe and /or profound and multiple learning difficulties? We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and committed Personal Care Assistants, to work with us at Carlton Digby from September 2019. In March 2018 the school was given an Ofsted grading of ‘Good’ and “The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. Based on the evidence gathered during this short inspection, I am of the opinion that the school has demonstrated strong practice and marked improvement in certain areas. This may indicate that the school is improving towards being outstanding.”

Carlton Digby is a purpose built special school for pupils aged three to eighteen years, located in Mapperley, with 69 pupils from a wide catchment area. The school has an increasing roll and seeks support staff to work as a part of the team, to achieve the best possible outcomes for pupils. The post will involve supporting the personal and educational needs of pupils across the school. The hours of the roles will be from (9am-1.00pm or 11.30-3.30pm) The successful candidates must have experience, knowledge and understanding of personal care, together with previous experience of working with children/young adults with complex needs. On-going training will be provided to assist in your continued professional development.


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Nottinghamshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS check. 

Visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 0115 9568289.

Application forms and further details are available from the school website or via email:

The closing date for applications: Wednesday 19th June 2019 at 12 noon with interviews taking place week commencing Monday 1st July 2019. 

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date we regret to advise your application was unsuccessful and due to previous high response, will be unable to provide individual feedback.

• 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.

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