Location
Mark College, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 4NP
Priory Group Division
Education & Children's Services
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
£18,532 per annum pro rata
Hours
44 per week (Term time only)
Job Advert - Division Information

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Mark College is centred on a Grade II Georgian house set in 24 acres of grounds on the edge of Mark village on the Somerset Levels, with easy access to the M5.

We are a specialist residential school for young people with specific learning difficulties including dyslexia, dyspraxia, ASD and sensory integration needs.

Job Advert Role Description

We require an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced support worker to join our Boarding House team to help make a positive difference to the development and growth of our young people.

In return, we offer excellent working conditions and a range of benefits, including training opportunities, a contributory pension scheme and competitive salary.

What we’d like from you:

  • 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

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays - pro rata
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
Division DBS info

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.

Job Description
Support_Worker.pdf
Closing Date
28/02/2018