Education and Support Worker

Recruiter
Priory Education
Location
Guildford
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want a career where you change lives? Do you want to work with Children and Young People?

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

We offer careers in Support Work, Teaching, Administration and More! The Job

This role will be supporting young people at Unsted Park School, in Godalming, near Guildford. Unsted Park School offers a safe and spacious environment providing specialist education for young people aged 7 – 19 with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), higher functioning autism and associated disorders.

You will be supporting young people both in a the residential part of the school as well as the school itself assisting with learning. The role will be Monday to Friday an average week would be 3 day shifts interspersed with 2 late shifts

What you will receive as an Education and Support Worker:
  • A competitive salary of £17,500 , sleep-ins plus overtime available,.
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Health and Social care Level 3 Diploma cost coverage and support
  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Health cash plan
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

To succeed we need people who share our passion for making a difference and ideally have previous experience of autism. We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare and expect all staff to share this commitment.

For our position in Godalming, near Guildford we’d like our Education and Support Workers to have;

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective organisational capability
  • Great team player
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
  • Strong “can do” attitude

It is desirable that you hold a current UK driving licence and be eligible and prepared to drive all school vehicles.

If you are a non-driver car shares may be available, a pick up/drop off service is also available from Guilford train station at 8am dropping back at 4.45/5 pm

If you would like to join us as an Education and Support Worker near Godalming, near Guildford, please apply below. If you have any questions before you apply, please contact Jay Patel for an informal chat: or Option 5

Please note this role is Monday to Friday, and during term time only References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 5 years.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

If you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.


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