Do you have experience of providing personal care to children and or young adults?
Do you currently work in a social care setting but are tired of the unsociable hours and shift work?
Are you looking to work within a school setting?
We are looking to recruit Personal Care Assistants to work within our All-Through Special Needs School in Swindon.
Crowdys Hill School caters for 250 students with complex learning and medical needs from the ages of 4-19. The role will include providing personal care to some of our students including, pad changing and other physical support needs such as assisting with hoisting, moving and handling, carrying out diabetic blood checks and issuing medicines. As a personal care assistant, it is essential that you are able to provide support to maintain the student’s dignity and Independence at all times, have an encouraging nature and be able to maintain positive relationships with students and staff.
We are keen to speak to people who have experience of working in a care role but would also consider those that are enthusiastic and keen to learn new skills. Full training will be provided for all aspects of this role. Flexible working between 8.30- 3.30.
If you would like further details on this role or would like a tour please contact Trudy Topp at the school.
In accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998, jobholders should take reasonable care to ensure that personal data is not disclosed outside Council procedures, or use personal data held on others for their own purposes. In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, ensure requests for non-personal information are dealt with in accordance with the Council’s written procedures.
To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1998 (as amended by S147 of the Nationality and Immigration and Asylum Act 2002) all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Crowdys Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.
Applicants must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the immigration act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).
Crowdys Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all post holders are subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure and employment checks.
References will be called and checked prior to interview. The right to work in the UK, qualifications and proof of address will be checked at the time of the interview.