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PMLD Support Worker

Job Description

Location: Corby

Employment Type: Full-time, Monday to Friday

Dunbar Education, a leading provider of education and support services, is seeking a dedicated and compassionate PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities) Support Worker to join our team in Northampton. This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals with complex needs and contribute to their personal and educational development.


  • Provide high-quality support and care for students with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
  • Assist students with personal care, including feeding, toileting, and dressing.
  • Implement individual education and support plans tailored to each student's needs.
  • Facilitate learning and engagement through various activities and sensory stimulation.
  • Promote independence and develop life skills among students.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and behavior.
  • Collaborate effectively with teachers, therapists, and other support staff.
  • Ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students.


  • Previous experience working with individuals with profound and multiple learning disabilities is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of the challenges faced by individuals with complex needs.
  • Ability to provide personal care with sensitivity and respect.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a nurturing approach towards students.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of students.
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance (or willing to undergo the process).

If you are passionate about working with individuals with profound and multiple learning disabilities, and if you possess the skills and qualities we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.