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Pencalenick School

Houseparent - closing date 1st November 2021

Job Title: Houseparent
Closing Date: 1st November 2021
Interview Date: Week commencing 8th November 2021
Start Date: ASAP
Hours of work: Variable hours initially for 37 hours per week as split shifts, 39 working weeks per year (includes CPD days) plus holidays (45.248 paid weeks)
Salary : £18,007 per annum (£10.75 per hr)
Location: Pencalenick School, St Clement, Truro, TR1 1TE
NOR: 124
Contract type : Permanent


Pencalenick School is a highly successful Academy Trust School that lies in the heart of Cornwall, providing high quality education and support for pupils age 11-16 with complex learning difficulties and disabilities. The school is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone.


We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, caring and dedicated individual to join the Care team. As a key member of staff you will take a pro-active role in the support of the educational and physical needs of the pupils within the residential provision with a focus on facilitating activities and encouraging play and social integration amongst pupils.


Pencalenick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of checks and references, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


If you have the commitment, energy, initiative and drive to help us meet our core values, then we welcome your application.


Please visit the school website www.pencalenick.org for further information and an application pack.


Completed applications should be returned to secretary@pencalenick.org for the attention of Mrs J Platts by 1st November 2021.