Location
Tor view School - Trelawny Road,Tavistock, West Devon PL19 0JN
Priory Group Division
Education & Children's Services
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time
Salary
£8.34 per hour
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. 

Job Advert Location Description

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

Job Advert Role Description

Tor View School is a new education provision, due to open in summer 2018. It will be a diverse school which specialises in high quality day and residential educational provision for children aged between 8-18 with complex learning needs and challenging behaviour including Autism. We are part of Southern Pennisula Services, which includes Quay View School in Bere Alston and three children's homes situated in local communities in Devon and Cornwall.

An experienced Maintenance Assistant is required to help carry out the reactive day to day maintenance issues within the schools and their grounds. You will also assist in supporting our other homes in the community, liaising with contractors when on site and ad-hoc requests from management as and when necessary.

Self motivation and the ability to work with the minimum of supervision, a flexible approach and the ability to prioritise and respond to the changing needs of the home and school are required. An understanding of the working environment and of young people with special education needs including Autism and BESD would be an advantage but not a requirement. Ideally will have experience in some of the following areas: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, plastering (qualifications are not essential). This position could suit an enthusiastic and experiences DIYer. 

It is essential that you can drive and have a full and clean driving licence.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this position and will be applied for once a condtional offer is made.   

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.

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Glassdoor

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Indeed

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

 

Closing Date
18/07/2018