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Children’s home, Rhonnda Cynon Taff, Wales

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£8.12 per hour


20 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

This is a four bed home for young people with EBD and challenging behaviours.

Job Advert Role Description

As well as cooking, the successful applicant will be responsible for menu planning, shopping and adhering to set budgets within the home to deliver healthy, varied and nutritious diets for young people and the staff within the home. The candidate will be have experience in planning, cooking and preparing fresh and home made meals and following agreed diet plans for individuals in recognition of medical and health related issues or cultural identity. 

While the role is not to deliver direct support to our young people, the applicant will need to demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic approach to work within the setting and with our young people which may include supporting young people to cook and teaching them necessary skills toward cooking and independent living. All support staff will also receive additional training based around safeguarding and working with vulnerable young people.

Some level of administrative tasks may be required as part of the homes monitoring and evidencing and compliance to Regulations and Health & Safety and food Hygiene Standards, full support and training will be provided alongside this.  A full driving licence is required.

This position comes with an excellent benefits package and we take pride in the training and career opportunities we offer.

Division DBS info


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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