One to One Personal Carer, Hounslow

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Oaklands SchoolHounslow

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Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14221 pa to £14551 pa
Contract term: Fixed Term

 One to One Personal Carer Required - £14221 p/a to £14551 p/a

Oaklands is an excellent special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. From September 2018 we have a Primary school (New Oaks), Secondary school (High Oaks) and a specialist independent SEN College provision (Great Oaks). We can cater for students aged from 4 to 25 across the Oaklands group.

Oaklands is at an exciting point in its development. We recently relocated to our purpose built new school building (close to Osterley Tube Station and other public transport links) that offers state of the art facilities for our students. In time, the primary and secondary schools will be based on two sites with New Oaks Primary moving back to Woodlands Road once refurbishment is completed.

Due to our rapid and continued expansion we are looking to appoint a personal carer to work one to one with a student that has profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex medical needs. The successful candidate will be a team player and have experience of working with young people that have complex medical needs. Applicants must be physically fit and willing to undertake all aspects of personal care including toileting and feeding. We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share our belief.

We offer a comprehensive induction and Inset programme for our staff, a pension scheme and employee assistance programme along with other wellbeing benefits.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check, health clearance and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website: www.oaklands.hounslow.sch.uk Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Lindsey Banks, HR Officer for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (option 3) To apply, please complete and email the application form to lbanks@Oaklands.uk.net

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification. 

CV’s will not be accepted. NO AGENCIES.

Closing Date:  9am on 10th December 2018 

Interview Date: 13th December 2018

Start Date: As soon as possible

Pay Scale: Hounslow Pay Scale 3 point 14 to 17

Actual Salary: £14221 p/a to £14551 p/a

Contract Type: Term time only and Fixed Term until 31st August 2019 initially - extension dependent upon the named student remaining at Oaklands School

Hours of work: 30 hours per week. 

8.45am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gresham Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 4BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8560 3569
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