• Location: Ystrad Mynach,
  • Subject: Support
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 05 October, 2023 12:00 AM
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Behavioural-Home Support Assistant Trinity Fields

Behavioural-Home Support Assistant Trinity Fields

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Behavioural-Home Support Assistant Trinity Fields
Job description

Behavioural-Home Support Assistant: Fixed term 1 year

Grade 6, 35 hours per week, term time only

To commence ASAP pending all HR Recruitment and Safeguarding checks

Learning together in a changing world creating, SUCCESS for all.

Trinity Fields is a special school for pupils aged between 3 and 19 years, with severe and complex needs. We serve the County Borough of Caerphilly as well as having some pupils from neighbouring authorities. Trinity Fields School is highly regarded by parents/carers and professionals alike. There are currently 269 pupils on the school roll.

This is a very exciting time for the school as we are about to embark on a multi-million pound extension and modernisation programme. To enhance our provision for pupils and to support their families we are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Behaviour-Home Support Assistant to work within a well-established team. Training and support to the successful candidate in this exciting role will be provided by senior staff and from our Behaviour Support Assistant and our Home Support Worker.

The school is also developing formal partnerships with the local authority and mainstream schools with specialist resource bases in order to improve the outcomes for pupils with ALN across the County Borough. We are committed to providing a highly individualised and inclusive education to all our pupils, with an emphasis upon meeting their individual needs and developing their strengths and interests within a highly supportive and engaging learning environment. In our most recent Estyn inspection (June 2019) we were judged to be EXCELLENT in all 5 inspection areas.

This post will include, working at the main site, satellite classes (attached to mainstream schools), as well as supported home visits.

We are a Rights Respecting School. We are firmly committed to the United Nations Conventions of the Rights of the Child. We are also a Healthy School (we hold the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes National Quality Award), an Inclusive School (we hold the IQM Flagship School status), an Investors in Families School (we hold the Investors in Families Diamond Award) and an ECO School (we hold the ECO Schools Platinum Award).

We require a creative flexible, dynamic and hardworking individual who will enhance an already outstanding staff team.

Your letter of application MUST address ALL of the ESSENTIAL criteria, as detailed in the person specification. Successful applicants will benefit from a full induction programme and ongoing support. You will also have access to our comprehensive continuing professional development programme.

For a detailed Job Description and person specification click here

After reading the Job Description and Person Specification, if you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Dave Jenkins, Executive Head Teacher on 01443 866000 or email:

To receive an application form please send a large SAE with two 1st class stamps to Leanne Gibbs, Business Manager, Trinity Fields School & Resource Centre, Caerphilly Road, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, South Wales CF82 7XW. Telephone: 01443 866000 or via email

Completed application forms should be returned to Leanne Gibbs at the above postal address.

We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applicants may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.