Excellence in Care and Education
Excellence in Care and Education


3 Dimensions have an Independent SEN School, two Residential Children's Homes and one young Adult facility which are situated between Chard, Somerset and Axminster, Devon. We look to recruit both care staff and staff for our school. Current vacancies are posted below.


3 Dimensions is committed to safeguarding all young people placed with us and therefore all applicants will be required to have fully enhanced checks and several references will be sought.


On completion of successful 6 month probation the company will fund training and completion of HSC Dip Level 3 if not already achieved for Care Workers.


Please download our latest application form below or call 01460-68055 for an application form to be sent to you. More information and the Key Aspects of the Roles are available to download below. Please scroll down for the relevant job descriptions and further information required.

Application Form
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Part Time Residential Care Worker - Adult Services

Part time residential Care Worker Required for our Adult provision- Ashcroft, situated in Chard supporting young adults.
Ashcroft provides a home for three young adults and is rated OUTSTANDING under the CQC inspection framework.


All housemates require support within all aspects of their lives due to their Learning disabilities, Autism and Communication difficulties.
The housemates present low level challenging behaviour and a minimal amount of personal care.
This position has a fixed pattern over a three-week rolling rota with an average of 41.5 hrs a month, hours are between 9:30-2:30 one week day, and some cover work on the weekend.


Starting salary is £5,305.00 to £5,776.00 pro rata, dependant on age and experience.


For more information telephone our main office on 01460 68055 and ask for Aimi. You can download an application form above.

Full time Residential Care Workers:

3 Dimensions supports vulnerable young people who have challenging behaviour and social, emotional and learning difficulties. You will be working at either of our homes situated in Chard or Axminster.

It is a legal requirement that carers must be 4 years older than the children in their care. All applicants must be over 21 years old and hold a current, full driving licence.

We require:

Two full time RCW’s (working shifts consist of 9 x 24.5 hour shifts plus 1 x 15 hour shift). The rota is a set repeating 3-week pattern.

Two full time floating RCW’s to provide cover at both homes and work the same 10 shifts per month in terms of hours and the rota is set in advance but not a set pattern.

Salary ranges depend on experience and age:

For under 25’s the salary range is £20,900 to £21,333 depending on experience.

Over 25 years the salary range is £22,176 to £23,004 depending on experience.

3 Dimensions are committed to safeguarding all young people placed with us and therefore all applicants will be required to have fully enhanced checks and several references will be sought.

Applicants need to be physically fit and willing to undertake sporting activities. Enthusiasm to learn is essential and you will be paid to attend our comprehensive induction and ongoing development programme which includes Positive Behaviour Management and Physical Intervention training.


For more information please see the Job Description and Person Spec below.


Alternatively call 01460 68055 and ask to speak to Aimi.

Residential Care Worker Job Description and Person Specification
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Teaching Assistant (SEN) - To start ASAP.

We are looking for a new Teaching Assistant. If you think you have the drive and passion, and think you can make a positive change through education, then we would like to hear from you as soon as possible.


3 Dimensions is an independent special school catering for 7-25 year old pupils.

It is accredited by the National Autistic Society for the quality of its provision. We aim to provide a personalised curriculum and a quality education designed to meet each individual young person’s needs in an environment that is warm, secure and nurturing.

We require a Teaching Assistant who is able to work with children and young adults with social/emotional difficulties and very challenging behaviours.

This is for a full time position, term time only. Experience is not essential but enthusiasm and a willingness to learn are.

Full driving licence required.

Salary £7.92 - £8.65 per hour depending on experience.

Please note that to ensure safeguarding you will have to have an enhanced DBS check.

PLEASE NOTE: We only accept applications from candidates who have completed the company's application form.

To apply please call 01460 68055 for an application form, Job Description and Person Specification or visit: www.3dimensions.org.uk/recruitment to download an Application form and view the Job Description/Person Spec online.


Purpose of the Role:

To support planning and teaching of individualised curriculum set by teachers. This includes supporting small teaching activities but to also lead 1:1 Learning tasks and running activities and life skills within the community.


TA’s will receive training in Positive Behaviour Management. They must follow Positive Behaviour Strategies and must respect client and family confidentiality at all times.


This job description will be referred to where necessary during the appraisal process and during any reviews of performance.

TA Job Description
Teaching Assistant Job Description.docx
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TA Person Specification
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Applying for a job at 3 Dimensions is an easy 2 step process

Step 1

Download our latest application below and fill it out. Once complete, save it locally to your PC in a folder you can easily find later. We recommend your Documents folder.

Updated 2016
Application Form 7.16.docx
Microsoft Word document [72.0 KB]

Step 2

Simply Email us your application adding it as an attachment

If you are interested in applying for a position please download our application form, making sure you complete the form in full. Once complete please return the form via Email to: aimi@3dimensionscare.co.uk or for further infomation  please call us on 01460 68055

Application Form July 2016
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3 Dimensions School rated Good overall with Outstanding in Personal development, behaviour and welfare! Following an Ofsted inspection 21.06.2018. To view the report in full go to the School Ofsted page.

Read the latest Chardleigh House "Good" Ofsted Report dated  21.06.2018

Read the latest Woodview "Good" Ofsted Report dated  24.08.2017

Chardleigh House rated Good following Ofsted inspection on 04.10.17. To view the report go to the Chardleigh House Ofsted page.


 Secretary of State for Health congratulates Ashcroft on CQC Outstanding rating Read letter.

Ashcroft re-inspected by the CQC on 04.05.2017 and retains its Outastanding rating. Read the full report here.

3D School accepted as an “approved” independent special school and its details will be published on the Section 41 Secretary of State Approved List when next updated after 31st August 2016. For more information visit our School. page.

Woodview rated Good in all areas following Ofsted inspection on 06.07.2016. To view the report go to the Woodview Ofsted page.

3 Dimensions School has been re-accredited by the National Autistic Society for a further three years until April 2019. 

CQC rates Ashcroft's adult care as outstanding April 2015. Read the CQC press release here or go to Ashcoft's page and click on the CQC link for the full report.

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3 Dimensions

Chardleigh House
Chardleigh Green  
Wadeford Chard


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01460 68055

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