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Child Support Worker

Reference

PRI42898

Location

Unsted Park School & Sixth Form, Munstead Heath Road, Godalming, Near Guildford, Surrey, GU7 1UW

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£19,000 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week plus 5 accrued hours (term time only, shifts are 07.30 to 16.00 and 14.00 to 22.30)

Job Advert Role Description

Unsted Park School are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and proactive individuals to provide support in the effective delivery of education, care and independence programmes for learners and young people.  This role is to start as soon as possible.

The successful applicant will ensure that the facilities comply with statutory regulations and quality standards.  You will act as a positive role model by providing effective supervision and guidance for the support team and contribute to their performance and professional development.

Previous experience of working within a special needs environment together with an NVQ 3 or QCF Diploma Level 3 in relevant Care/Children & Young People related area (or willing to work towards this qualification) is a requirement for this post. 

This role will suit professional individuals who are prepared to work flexibly in a vibrant, caring and supportive environment. Applicants will be required to hold a current UK driving licence and be eligible and prepared to drive all school vehicles.

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

Unsted Park School is a specialist residential and day school/6th form college for children and young people with high functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders. We are committed to providing the highest level of education and care in a safe, positive environment that enables each individual to achieve his or her maximum potential.

The focus of the whole school approach is in three core areas: education, independence and inclusion. Based on these core areas we provide individual, child-centred programmes which recognise individual abilities and strengths and help students to reach their full potential.

Part of this is making sure this is the right job for you so please feel welcome to visit the school or chat with our team – call our Head of Care, Vicki Horton on 07825 363818 for an informal chat.

Division DBS info

References

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 may be requested prior to interview for 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Closing Date

25/11/2020