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Assistant Care Co-ordinator




North Hill House School, Fromefield, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HB

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£23,000 per annum


Average 45 hours per week, term time only

Job Advert Role Description

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a strong, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who has a sound knowledge of ASD and who can demonstrate high standards of knowledge and experience of working within statutory guidelines with adults or children with challenging, complex and diverse needs. 

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.

Set in its own grounds close to Frome town centre, North Hill House is an independent specialist day and residential school for children and young people aged 6 to 19 years with high functioning autistic spectrum disorders, including Asperger’s Syndrome and associated difficulties.

The school has been specifically designed to provide a strong focus for both UK and international students who need different levels of support to succeed, thus allowing young people with autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated difficulties to thrive effectively in an ever-demanding and complex society. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the Care Co-ordinator to help lead and direct a team of staff to develop and ensure the implementation of excellent standards of care.  Working with a multidisciplinary team, you will liaise with others including the Head Teacher and Compliance Manager to maintain excellent quality standards.

You will act as an effective mentor and role model to the care team; leading by example and ensuring safe and compliant care practices are adhered to by all care staff at all times.

You must hold a minimum level 3 Diploma qualification in relevant care/children and young people related area and be willing to work towards level 4.

You will benefit from a bespoke induction programme and the support and guidance of your senior care colleagues across Priory Education Services.

To enable us to offer a full and varied range of activities to our young people a clean driving licence with at least 3 years driving experience is essential.

Our Benefits

  • Online discounts and cashback for high street to holidays
  • Free monthly £1000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Amazing charity schemes
  • Free parking on site
  • Cash for colleagues - Earn money for friends you recommend.

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS

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