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Care Assistant required in Swanage!

Whatever your experience, we are looking for resilient, compassionate, engaging people willing to go above, beyond, and a little bit further. This is no ordinary job and there will be challenges but in return, the rewards you reap will be unmatched.

You will be working at a residential school for young people between the ages of 7-19 with Autism (ASC) and associated difficulties. Drawing upon their proven expertise in specialist education and 24-hour care, they focus on the development of personal, social, communication and living skills. A multi-disciplinary team and high staff ratios ensure intensive individual support.

The job will be varied and interesting and you will find yourself involved in every aspect of the children and young people's lives – including practical, hands on activities, offering vital emotional, guidance and support – and bringing your personal care, attention and structure to every child's unique life. Each day will bring its own set of challenges, obstacles and victories, as well as the personal rewards of working with each individual to help them achieve their personal best – whatever that may be.

We are looking for motivated care professionals who will strive to meet each young person’s individual needs at all times. Although it is not essential you have experience supporting young people with special needs, it would be beneficial for you to have an understanding of Autism.

Benefits of this role:

Benefits of this role:

  • Full time role working night shifts OR day shifts, you will not be asked to work both
  • Permanent employment with fantastic training opportunities
  • Specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to supporting you through your role
  • Access to our CPD Academy
  • Pension Scheme

The school is not easily accessed by public transport so it is essential you have a UK driving licence with access to a vehicle.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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