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Personal Care Assistant
  • Employer: Lime Academy Orton
  • Reference: LAO/21/149369
  • Published: Tue 27/04/2021, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/05/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week, 8.45am to 3.15pm, Monday to Friday. Job shares will be considered.
  • Salary: Grade 2
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lime Academy Orton, Cambridgeshire

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Personal Care Assistant

Personal Care Assistants – Lime Academy Orton

The Lime Trust is looking for Personal Care Assistants to join their team. The Lime Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 Special and 4 Primary in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

Lime Academy Orton is a special school split over two sites in Orton Goldhay and Orton Malborne, Peterborough, for children and young adults with complex and severe needs including learning difficulties, physical impairment, sensory impairment and ASC aged from 2-19. Roles are available at both our Clayton and Malborne Campus’.   

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our growing Trust and to help create an exceptional learning experience for our pupils by supporting them with their personal care needs. 

The successful candidate’s duties and responsibilities will be to support with all personal care needs, including toileting, dressing, feeding, medical needs, postural management and supporting with therapy programmes. We strive to ensure our pupils reach their full potential to allow them to actively participate in the wider community and to prepare them for adult life.

This can be a challenging environment, therefore determination and resilience are key characteristics for the post.

The Lime Trust’s vision is to provide high quality education for pupils through school to school collaboration and Trust direction, high challenge and high support. All schools in the Lime Trust strive to improve life chances for all and respected in their local communities.

The Lime Way:

  • Always working to be brilliant
  • Putting children first
  • Setting the standard
  • Building capacity rich schools

The Values we embed in our schools are:

  • Respect
  • Equality
  • Self-worth
  • Partnership
  • Enjoyment
  • Communication (a voice for all)
  • Trust

Trust Benefits: 

  • Welcoming and a supportive team
  • Hardworking, motivated, supportive colleagues and leadership teams
    • Employee assistance programme 
    • Support the government child care voucher scheme
    • CPD opportunities including support with external courses for career development
    • Enhanced Maternity leave benefits
    • National pay rates
    • Cycle to work scheme

Recruitment timetable

Closing date:      7 May 2021

Shortlisting:        w/c 10 May 2021

Interviews:          to be confirmed

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange on 01733 391800.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References will be taken up before appointment.