“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”

Mattie Stepanek

Thank you for your interest in working at The Royal Docks Community School.

Personal Carers

Required for September 2017

Scale: 3 point 14-17 (depending on experience)

Salary Range (prorated)         Min: £8,941.81           to         Max: £9,750.70

Plus a Complex Needs Allowance: (prorated) £359.32 to £372.53 per annum

Hours: 20 hours per week:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11:15am to 3:15pm daily

Wednesday 11:00am to 3:00pm

As part of a review of the staffing structures, within our PMLD (Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties) unit, we have created 3 part time personal carer posts.

Do you have, patience and stamina? Are resilient and would enjoy providing high quality personal and intimate care support to pupils aged 11 to 16 in a mixed school (girls and boys) based in a specialist unit. The pupils have a diverse range of complex needs that must be appropriately supported whilst at school. All support provided is through established Educational Health Care Plans. In return, we offer initial and ongoing training in a professional environment and within a rapidly developing secondary school. If so we would welcome an application from you.

The school is committed to safeguarding and the promoting of the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to appointment.

For application pack, which includes Job description and selection criteria, please click on the links below or contact Debbie McFarlane on 0207 540 2700 or email

Closing date:   Thursday 29th June 2017  

Interviews w/c:   10th July 2017

Candidate letter

12-6-17 Personal Care Job Description + selection Criteria

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