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Housekeeper(With Support worker duties)




Children's Home, Worthing, West Sussex

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




39 per week

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Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care across the UK. 

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With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

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Challenge Yourself , Make A Difference

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for vulnerable young people across the UK.

Our ambitious and energetic colleagues help make our company what it is and we are looking for more people who have got what it takes.

Our home in Worthing has five bedrooms and provides a high standard of care and support for young people who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties.

We are looking for a Housekeeper to look after the home environment who would also be able to pick up some support worker duties. 

You would need to be able to cook meals in volumes suitable for a large family, have an understanding of food safety and COSHH as well as a caring attitude and a willingness to learn more about supporting young people with emotional, social and mental health difficulties. 

Duties may include but will not be limited to:

  • Monitering and updating H&S files

  • Food shopping

  • Food stock rotation

  • Cooking main meal

  • Menu setting

  • Deep cleaning of home

  • Interacting with the Children

  • Monitoring Children if staff have to go out with another Child

  • Assistaning with cover for sickness and annual leave

  • Helping children with independent living and cooking skills

   Applicants should have, or be willing to work towards QCF/NVQ3.


This role will require you to be able to use a vehicle for the purpose of the weekly shop for the home so you will need a full driving licence.

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or 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.

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


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.



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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