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Job | Full Time

Pupil Assistant

Camphill Community Glencraig

Carer Professions
The Pupil Assistant role is to be part of a team in providing the highest possible standard of educational support and care to pupils with disabilities and challenging behaviour, ranging in age from 13 years to 19 years.

Salary:                                   £15,025.92 per annum, based on a 32hr week – Point 1 on a 5 Point scale

Hours:                                   32 hours per week

Contract:                               Permanent   


Essential Criteria:               

QCF Level 2 or equivalent in an HSC related discipline * This criterion will be waived where the candidate has at least 12 months relevant experience in an educational/care setting AND with the expectation that the QCF level 2 or equivalent qualification will be gained within 12 months of service

Basic Numeracy & Literacy (English Language) skills

Registered or agreeable to applying for registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)

At least six months’ recent experience in a caring and/ or educational support field

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to work under pressure

Strong effective communication skills both orally and in writing


Desirable Criteria:              

Qualification in Health & Social Care, Social Sciences

Experience in education or health/social care setting

Experience in dealing with challenging behaviour

Experience of working with individuals with a disability



  • Starting on 20 days annual leave pro rata plus Camphill Community Glencraig recognises 12 statutory days
  • Occupational sick Pay Scheme (qualification period applies)
  • Organisational Pension Scheme
  • Option to join Benenden Healthcare through a salary sacrifice scheme
  • Commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities


To apply this vacancy application packs including a detailed job description and personnel specification are available to download, alternatively application packs can be emailed where requested.

Completed applications should be returned to the following office no later than the date and time stipulated above; monitoring forms and declaration of convictions forms must be submitted along with the application form.


Camphill Community Glencraig is an equal opportunities employer

Closing Date

Wednesday / 10 March 2021 4:00pm

Contact Details

4 Seahill Road
United Kingdom


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