Personal Care Assistants (7 posts Perm & Temp)

Permanent
School/Academy Services, Social Work/Care
Full Time - Term Time Only, Part Time - Term Time Only
Fountaindale Specialist Provision School, Nottingham Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 5BA
See additional information attached at the bottom
Grade 2, pt 2-4

Principal: Stuart Cameron

Fountaindale School provides outstanding specialist provision for pupils with physical disabilities and complex medical needs. We are seeking to recruit Personal Care Assistants to support the personal care and health needs of our students. We are currently increasing our Personal Care provision and seeking applications from motivated, caring individuals to join our team.

This post involves:

  • Supporting access to learning opportunities
  • Supporting therapy programmes including swims
  • Supporting health care needs
  • Maintaining a safe environment
  • Supporting personal care needs
  • Working in cooperation with other team members

Training will be provided to the successful applicants but experience of working in a care environment would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have the ability to build excellent, professional and supportive relationships with our pupils.
  • Have good communication skills
  • The ability to work under direction
  • Ability to show initiative, when necessary
  • Work well within a team
  • Support the values of the school
  • Recognise and comply with high standards of health and safety
  • Engage with all training required for this role

Please see person specification for more information.

Fountaindale can provide:

  •  The opportunity to work with wonderful, inspiring and appreciative children and young adults
  • An outstanding, purpose built learning environment
  • Highest standards of provision & resources
  • Support from a skilled, hardworking and experienced team.
  • Professional development opportunities
  • An experience that is rewarding and varied
  • Certified training
  • Safeguarding training
  • A supportive induction
  • A warm and friendly welcome
  • Opportunities to further develop and progress

Further information about Fountaindale School can be found on our website: www.fountaindale.notts.sch.uk

If you would like to join the Fountaindale Team, please see attached application form at the bottom.

Please email completed applications to recruitment@fountaindale.notts.sch.uk no later than the closing date. Applications may be posted to Fountaindale School, Nottingham Road, Mansfield NG18 5BA or handed in at reception.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

If you would like to visit prior to application we will be proud to show you around our outstanding school. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please contact Anita Buffrey on 01623 792671 to arrange a convenient appointment.

• 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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