Personal Care Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00000365-1
  • Date Posted: 5 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Longlands Community Primary School
  • Location: Market Drayton
  • Salary: £18,426
  • Bonus/Benefits: Fixed term for the duration of pupil placement, pro rata
  • Sector: Education / Childcare, Healthcare & Medical, Nursing and Carers
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Linden Way, Market Drayton, TF9 1QU 


Salary: £18,426 pro rata

Hours: 30 hours per week , 0845 – 1515 Monday - Friday, Term time only

Fixed Term for the duration of the pupil placement

We are looking to recruit a Personal Care Assistant to provide support on a day to day basis for a Year 2 student with complex type 1 diabetes. The successful candidate will need to work alongside and communicate with parents and other professional staff. Experience of working with young people / adolescents both individually and in groups is essential along with the knowledge of procedures to provide effective personal care and support to children and young people. Knowledge of type 1 diabetes and experience of working in an educational setting would be an advantage. Applicants will need to hold an NVQ qualification in Health and Social Care or equivalent. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a sensitive and caring approach and have a good understanding of child development. An awareness of child protection, confidentiality, health and safety, and data protection is essential. The is an exciting chance to play a pivotal role in a supportive and friendly team.

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To apply please send your CV for the attention of Zillah Cope at

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.