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Maintenance Assistant




Sheridan School, Thetford Road, Northwold, Thetford, IP26 5LQ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time




37.5 per week

Job Advert Role Description

As part of the Priory Group Sheridan School offers an integrated programme of Education, Care and Therapy for up to 60 young people aged 8-19 who have Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties compounded by complex learning difficulties including Autism.

The quality and appearance of our services create the first impression for service users and their families and our Business Support team take huge pride in ensuring the highest possible standards.  We currently have a vacancy within our Regional Business Support Maintenance Team for a Maintenance Assistant, who will give Maintenance support across the Region.

The successful candidate will provide comprehensive maintenance support across the region directed by the Head of Regional Maintenance.

What we’d like from you:

•           Previous general maintenance experience

•           Commitment and enthusiasm

•           Excellent communication and organisational skills

•           Ability to use own initiative


What we’d like to give you:

•           A competitive salary

•           Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           Just Drive scheme

•           SMART Childcare Vouchers

•           SMART Pension option

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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