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Location
The Gatehouse, Near Tadley, Hampshire
Priory Group Division
Education & Children's Services
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
£9.15 per hour
Hours
37 hours (4 nights)
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

Tadley Court school is set in a beautiful semi-rural location with four acres of well-maintained grounds. Gatehouse is one of our on site Children's Homes. We care for children and young people between the age of 5 and 19 years who are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum with associated learning difficulties. Our children and young people may also exhibit challenging behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and lack of social understanding.

We offer a safe, structured and predictable environment where our young people can develop the skills needed to live as independently as possible allowing them to make real life choices as they approach and reach adulthood.

Are you ready to make a real and lasting difference?  Would you like to be part of a team committed to ensuring that our children and young people achieve their full potential?     

Job Advert Role Description

Are you ready to make a real and lasting difference?  Would you like to be part of a team committed to ensuring that our children and young people achieve their full potential?

As a Night Waking Officer you will have responsibility to ensure that the children and young people in your care are safe.

This is a waking night, 52 week post which requires staff to be alert and observant at all times.  In addition to regular checks on the children and young people you will be assigned additional tasks which might include administration and laundry.

What we'd like from you:

  • Emotional resilience
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness
  • A strong 'can do' attitude
  • Effective communication skills
  • Previous experience in a special needs environment would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they possess the skills required to be successful and a desire to learn

What we'd like to give you:

  • Comprehensive Induction and commitment to training & development
  • Guidance, support and the benefit of being part of a strong and focussed team
  • Pension
  • Just Drive Scheme
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Retail rewards scheme

If you would like to find out more or if you have specific questions to ask before making an application please contact Dianne Price, School Business Manager on 07795 636193.

Division DBS info

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.

References

Please be prepared to provide relevant references for this role- Our children’s homes require references for all employment where you have worked with young people/vulnerable adults. For all other roles we require 5 years of employment/education references

Closing Date
27/02/2018

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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