Learning Care Assistant

Salary: £17, 160 per annum rising to £18, 200 with a QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare/Health and Social Care.

Location: Aurora St Christopher's School 

Hours: 40 hours a week averaged over a 2 or 4 week rota with a maximum of 5 shifts per week. This will allow for every other weekend off.  

Redeveloped Site, New Flexible Shift Patterns, Fantastic Career Progression!

It’s a new era for Aurora St Christopher’s in Bristol. The site is currently undergoing a multi-million-pound redevelopment that will see current services modernised and upgraded and brand new facilities opened.  

As a result of this we are looking for new enthusiastic and passionate individuals to join our expanding team of Support Workers to empower the children and young people we support to develop and grow in their own unique and inspiring way.

The school supports children and young people aged 5-19 years of age with a range of needs resulting in severe and complex learning difficulties, including autism. Many have associated complex health needs, including severe epilepsy, which you will be responsible for managing. Our aim is to empower individuals to grow, to maximise their full potential, promote good health and well being and to help them achieve their goals. 

A Learning Care Assistant is one of the most important roles in a child or young adult’s world, as they spend the most time with them, playing a vital role in supporting them live the life they want and ensuring they can achieve their full potential.

If you are passionate about giving children and young people life chances that will shape their future, then you may well be the person we are looking for.

Shift Pattern:

Full time hours will be 40 averaged over a 2 or 4 week rota with a maximum of 5 shifts per week. This will allow for every other weekend off.  


Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Career progression and further qualification training support

  • Life insurance

  • Pension plan

  • High street discounts

  • Child care vouchers

  • Employee assistance programme

  • 6.6 weeks paid holiday

Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs and disabilities.

If you are interested then either click “Apply Online” below or text Adam on 07392 872 778 or download our application form below and email it to STC-Recruitment@the-aurora-group.com

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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Closing Date: ongoing