Job Title: Special Schools Personal Care Assistant
Closing Date: 9th October 2020
Interview Date: w/c 12th October 2020
Start Date: 2nd November 2020
Salary Range: Full Time Equivalent (FTE) £17,710
Actual Wage £13,232.98 per annum, £10.69 per hour
Location: Brannel Area Resource Base (ARB) at Brannel School
Contract type: Fixed term for six months to cover maternity leave, 31.75 hours per week, 39
working weeks per year (includes CPD days) plus holidays (45.248 paid weeks per year)
Brannel ARB, located at Brannel School, is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone. We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic personal care assistant to work as part of a wider team at Brannel ARB from Monday 2nd November 2020.
We are looking for someone with initiative and a willingness to become an active member of our friendly and professional ARB, where meeting the learning potential of our students is our highest priority. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside class teachers and teaching assistants and to follow any recommendations/guidance from multi agency teams. Experience of supporting students with complex and multiple learning needs or disabilities is a must, along with the confidence to manage emotional or behavioural difficulty.
The successful candidate will have:
- A minimum of two years relevant experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- A good understanding of safeguarding children
- High quality planning, annotation and recording skills
- An ability to work on their own initiative and be self-motivated.
A commitment to continuing professional development is necessary; we work closely together and roles may be interchangeable to meet children’s needs. We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Application packs including full job description and person specification are available from the Pencalenick School website - - and should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midday on 9th October 2020.