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Domestic services assistant - Maternity Cover

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Talocher School, Talocher Farm, Monmouth, NP25 4DN

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£8.12 per hour


30 hrs per week - 41 weeks per annum

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

Talocher School is a specialist school that is currently undergoing extensive redevelopment and extensive growth to able to provide services for up to 55 girls and boys aged 7 to 19 with with social, emotional and mental health and/or a range of complex learning and communication difficulties. The school provides a warm, welcoming and relaxed environment for young people who are unable to attend mainstream education because of their additional learning needs.We require a team focused individual to support the development of a first class school based domestic service.

You will be starting from scratch with a brand new commercial kitchen. You will work as part of a small team of domestic assistants to facilitate the high levels of cleanliness across the site and enable a service that supports all relevant legislation around school meals, supports good nutrition and offers a teaching kitchen element for students in the future.  You will be willing to be deployed across the domestic service but will have a primary responsibility as a kitchen assistant.

Required: level 3 Food hygiene certificate is essential and catering experience.

Does that sound like you? Then you could now join Priory Talocher School in Monmouth with a possibility of permenant employment.

Fixed term Maternity Cover - Full time position (approx. Oct 2018 – Oct 2019)

This is an exciting time to be joining the Talocher team!

The successful candidate will join an established team of education, care and specialist therapy professionals working together to support student progress and will receive a bespoke induction package.

Experience in a School setting would of course, be an advantage – but this exciting post could also suit anybody working with the hospitality sector with a chef background. Attractive rewards, flexible hours and strong teamwork are all part of the package. 

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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