Personal Care Assistant

Derby, Derbyshire
Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. Fixed term renewable pro-rata contract.
02 May 2018
30 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Mackworth House School, Derby is an independent, specialist day school that caters for autistic children and young people aged 6 – 19 years. We provide individual, integrated educational and therapeutic programmes within a small class and a small school setting. 

We have a vacancy for an experienced Personal Care Assistant to join our staff team and contribute to the development of our school. The successful candidate will provide personal care and support to an autistic boy with a range of complex medical needs to enable him to engage in all aspects of the school day.

The successful candidate must also:

  • Understand  the principles of treating others with dignity and respect
  • Be able  to work under the direction of the Teacher or Teaching Assistant
  • Be able to work in close partnership with families and healthcare professionals to support our pupil's cognitive, communication, emotional, physical and sensory development.

Mackworth House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people,and anyone applying to work at the school must share this commitment.

This vacancy is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For all roles, we require a minimum of two references that may be requested before interview.

Please contact our Head Teacher, Marguerite Haye by clicking on apply button for an application form.