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Personal Care Assistant (permanent)

35hrs per week, 38 weeks plus 2 INSET days, 6 weeks paid holiday

Nexus Grade D (pt 5-6, £21,575 - £21,968)          Actual salary = £17,661.46 - £17,983.17 (pay award pending)

Closing date: Friday 29th September 2023 at 10am          Interview date: 3 October 2023

We are looking to appoint a personal care assistant who can put children at the centre of their work.  Our personal care assistants work as a valued part of the class team to support pupils with their learning and to meet their personal and postural care needs.  This will include promoting pupil independence, manual handling, personal care, feeding and ensuring that children enjoy their time at school.

Do you:

  • Have a sense of humour?
  • Have a good basic education and willingness and ability to obtain qualifications and training for the development of the post?
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills?
  • Enjoy working as part of a team?
  • Relish a challenge and enjoy working young people with a range of SEND including behaviour issues?
  • Have a passion for learning new skills?

Information for Applicants

Fountaindale is vibrant and located in beautiful woodland surroundings.  The school is modern, purpose-built and has facilities such as a hydrotherapy pool, a school minibus, a sensory room, a woodland walk and outdoor play areas.

We warmly welcome visitors to the school.  To organise a visit or if you would like an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please contact Karen Redgate, Office Manager on 01623 792671 or email

Application packs are available to download with this advert or from school reception.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.  Completed applications should be dropped into the office or returned to Karen Redgate by post or email to 

To visit the school or to discuss a role, please call Karen Redgate on 01623 792671.  

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level and a barred list check. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service and can be found at

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.


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Nottingham Road, Mansfield,
Nottinghamshire, NG18 5BA

01623 792671