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Care Enabler - Castle Wood School

What is the job role?

Castle Wood School is seeking 2 Grade 3 Care Enablers to work 9.15 am to 2.45 pm Monday to Friday.

 

Personal care enablers are appointed to promote children’s welfare over the whole age range as part of a team under the general direction of the Class Teacher.  The general duties will be to assist pupils with their day-to-day personal care needs, physical, personal independence skills and alongside other staff team members and professionals support the delivery of communication and cognition for pupils.

 

Main duties include:

• Assisting pupils in implementing personal care programmes during the school day, specifically in relation to practical support for:

•  personal hygiene

•  toileting and continence training

•  eating and drinking

•  Supporting delivery of teaching and learning for communication and cognition.

• Provide practical assistance in relation to other identified physical needs e.g. toileting, dressing, grooming and meal times.

• Provide personal assistance to identified pupils in physical/practical activities e.g. physical education, cookery, school visits, therapeutic treatments organised by the school etc

• Keeping records related to personal care in conjunction with the school procedures.

• Maintenance and cleaning of personal care equipment and materials, clothing etc.  Maintenance of toiletry supplies. 

 

The successful candidate will have a positive attitude, work well under direction, and be a team player.  You will also be adaptable and enthusiastic with a positive attitude. 

In addition, you will have:

• Understanding and experience of implementing basic care tasks, i.e. bathing, toileting, feeding and care.

• The ability to communicate clearly and in a variety of forms with a range of pupils and adults

• The ability to work as a member of a team and foster positive relationships with a range of other professionals

• The ability to accept supervision and respond to instructions, guidance and feedback from others

• Commitment to maintain confidentiality on all school matters

• Self-motivation and personal drive to complete tasks to the required timescales and quality standards

• The ability to manage sensitively the personal care of pupils

• Previous experience in a care enabler role or similar role is preferred

• Educational NVQ1 Care or working towards this qualification is desirable

 

Application forms and relevant documents are available to be downloaded below.

Please return completed forms to Sandra Docherty cwhr@castlewood.coventry.sch.uk

 

Please note that if you are not contacted by this date then your application will have been unsuccessful in this instance. Previous applicants need not reapply. 

 

Closing date: Thursday 8th December 2022

Interview date: W/c Monday 12th December 2022

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Who are we looking for?

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

Coventry City Council

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