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Troup House School, Gamrie, Banff, Aberdeenshire, AB45 3JN

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time


£16,185 - £20,000 per annum


37.5 Hours Per Week

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

Troup House School is a specialist day and residential school that has a strong reputation for providing a high standard of education and care to young people between the ages of 8 to 16, who have emotional and social difficulties, including autistic spectrum disorders and challenging behaviour.

We aim to deliver the highest level of education and care according to individual need in a safe, positive and enriching environment in which every student is encouraged to achieve the best possible academic, social and vocational outcomes.

Job Advert Role Description

As the development of our service continues into 2018 so do the opportunities for you to contribute to the care and education of Looked After Children in Scotland within a School Care Accommodation service.

The post requires the cook to provide healthy eating and varied meals that meet the required care standards and contribute to the wellbeing of our 12 Children and Young People. Applicants would have responsibility for ensuring the efficient delivery of all aspects of planning menus, food preparation and cooking. The Cook will also provide meals taking into account any dietary requirements and ensure that the kitchen complies with The Priory Group’s operational standards including Health & Safety, Assured Safe Catering Policies and Guidelines etc.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team and receive training as well as opportunities to obtain qualifications relevant to the role.

Annual Leave Entitlement: 25 days per year plus 8 Public/Bank Holidays

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm (part time or job share applications welcome)

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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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