Cambian Purbeck View School
Salary: Starting at £9.00 p/h, rising to £9.20 p/h upon successful completion of probation, increasing once qualified to £9.50 p/h
Location: Swanage, Dorset
Contract: Full time – Permanent
The shift pattern involves working 7 shifts over a 2 week period:
For Day Care Support Assistants - 7am-7pm/8am-8pm
Shifts include working weekdays and weekends – to be discussed in full at interview stage.
Cambian Purbeck View School has a proud and successful tradition of supporting children and young people between the ages of 7 - 19 with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and associated needs, to gain valuable life skills, qualifications and confidence to support their onward journey towards independence. The dedicated team recognise this success and want to offer this opportunity to a wider range of young people and adults as part the ongoing developments that are taking place across all areas of the provision.
As such, we have created new opportunities for an individual to join the current team at an exciting time, with an improved training program that provides excellent professional development opportunities for candidates who show enthusiasm, passion and commitment to the role. Successful applicants will be mentored and supported by the management team to ensure that they are guided towards achieving their personal best.
About the job:
As a Care Support Assistant at Cambian Purbeck View School, you’ll be a part of a hardworking and unified team, helping our children and young people to make the most of their many strengths. Your role will be to support our children and young people to achieve their personal targets and be the best that they can be.
We are looking to recruit committed, empathetic and engaging care support teams that will deliver a model of positive behaviour support to empower our young people to make a positive change in their lives, gain self-regulation skills and develop greater lifelong independence.
About the benefits:
Successful candidates will be part of a large supportive team who work holistically across Care, Education and Therapeutic services supporting each other’s practice to deliver specialist residential educational services to those with additional and complex needs; including Autism & Asperger’s. This is a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with trained, qualified professionals from across our multidisciplinary team and to join an expanding, successful educational organisation.
More about you:
You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications to be a Care Support Assistant. Much more important are your personal qualities and values. If you are an individual who is patient, kind, reassuring and honest, we want to hear from you.
For those seeking Bank opportunities, we welcome those who are Level 3 qualified in Health and Social Care to join our team who will be willing to fulfil ongoing training provided by the school.
We are looking for Care Support Assistants that are:
· Passionate about improving the lives of others;
· Flexible to support in both care and education;
· Able to work consistent shifts;
· A positive and consistent role model to others;
· Innovative, engaging enthusiastic and inspirational;
· A creative thinker and implementer;
· Flexible in working shift patterns on a rota basis including days, evenings and weekends;
· An excellent communicator and team player;
· Seeking career development and training.
Full 1:1 support with professional development and diploma qualifications in Health & Social Care Level 3.
Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support.
Friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals.
Real career progression opportunities
Additional hours / overtime opportunities
Contributory pension scheme
Background checks at no cost to you
Cambian is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.
Reference ID: SW/ED/PURB
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £9.00 to £9.50 /hour