Location
Westover, Southampton SO15
Priory Group Division
Education & Children's Services
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
£18,890
Hours
37.5
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

We offer a unique integration of education, care and therapy to young people aged 5 to 19 with complex needs, some of whom may also be on the autistic spectrum. All of the roles require passion and enthusiasm, excellent communications skills, high levels of self motivation and the necessary drive and commitment to support our young people to achieve.

We currently have a Team Leader Opportunity within the Southampton based West Over Children's Home.

Job Advert Role Description

As a Team Leader, you will be responsible for supervising a team of support workers,  providing day to day care for our Young People, supporting them in activities, education and statutory meetings relating to their time in residential care. Working as a team you will ensure the home is kept to a good standard in all aspects of house-keeping.

Experience of working in a Residential Childcare setting or working with young people with challenging behaviour is an advantage. We welcome applications from those with no experience but who are willing to train. All staff undertake relevant training leading to a nationally recognised Level 3 Qualification in Residential Childcare (QCF).

You will be required to work approximately 8 shifts on a transparent 3 week rolling rota basis.

You need to have held a driving license for at least three years and have no more than six points.

To start as soon as possible

•           3 week rolling shift pattern

•           Average of 37.5 hrs/wk, including evening and weekend working (1 in 3 weekends off)

•           Sleep-in allowance of £35.00 (approx 1 per week)

•           33 days annual leave, company pension scheme plus a great benefits package

•           Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face to face training and CPD planning

•           Funded Level 3 QCF Qualification included as part of role

•           Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development

•           Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

Division DBS info

References

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.

 

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.

Let us know how we are doing, review us on Indeed  or Glassdoor by following these links

Glassdoor

https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-Priory-Group-EI_IE37118.11,23.htm

Indeed

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Priory-Education

 

Closing Date
31/05/2018