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Registered Nurse




Oliver House School, Hallgate, Astley Village, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1XA

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£25,000 - £32,000 dependent on experience.


37.5 hours per week. Term Time Only

Job Advert Role Description


We require a highly motivated Nurse with experience of managing Mental Health needs of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

You will need to liaise with our internal multi-disciplinary team in order to establish a complete picture of the individual needs of each child and will be responsible for communicating this information to the relevant authorities, such as CAMHS, in order to ensure the highest level of care is given to our young people. You will also need to deliver training to staff, and support them in enabling our young people to access education, work experience and live their lives to the full.

We have approximately 40 children and young people attending Oliver House which is an independent autism specific day school and residential homes for children aged 6 to 19 who have autistic spectrum disorders and associated complex learning needs and challenging behaviour.

The role will include health promotion, delivering sex education programmes, and providing emotional support to our young people.

Candidates should be;

  • Patient, sociable and empathetic, in order to establish good relationships with our young people based on confidence, trust, understanding and mutual respect
  • Prepared to deal with challenging behaviour which may be exhibited by a young person at any time for any number of reasons
  • Assertive and able to advocate for our young people


  • Registered nurse with a current NMC pin


  • Flexible working hours
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme

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.

Oliver House School is an independent specialist day and residential school for boys and girls aged 6 to 19 who have mild, moderate and severe autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning needs and challenging behaviour.

Our aim is to bring about the best in every young person to enable them to achieve positive experiences and progress according to their own individual abilities. The desired outcome is for young people to achieve success in accredited qualifications and to gain increased levels of independence to enable them to maximise their strengths, abilities and ambitions.

For more information or an informal chat please contact Elaine on  01257 248333

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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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