Children's Home, Weeley, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
Priory Group Division
Education & Children's Services
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
£16,000 - £18,000
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

In Priory's East of England region we have a number of sites offering an integrated programme of education, care and therapy for young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties compounded by complex learning difficulties including Autism. 

Job Advert Role Description

We currently have a vacancy at our site in Hingham as a Support Worker.  You will be a key member of our team providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our service users.  Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting users in the planing of goals and in living as independently as possible.  Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initative is vital:  experience however is not essential providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support.  Due to the location it is essential that you are a car driver and have held a licence for a minimum of three years.


What we'd like from you:


Excellent communication skills

Effective organisational capability

Great team player

Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those whe we support

Strong "can do" attitute


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

Online benefits and cashback rewards

Cycle to work scheme

SMART Childcare Vouchers

SMART Pension option

Division DBS info


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.


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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