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Maintenance/Grounds Assistant




Linden House, Near Basingstoke, RG24

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£7,760.64 (£9.95 per hour)


Varied - 15 hours per week (2 days)

Job Advert Role Description

Are you ready to make a real and lasting difference? 

We are inviting applications from individuals with experience of basic maintenance and repair include grounds work.  Applicants will need to be computer literate and have the ability to respond to the ever changing needs and demands of this diverse role.

 In addition to the maintenance of the property you will ensure the garden is maintained to a high standard to assist the well-being, safety and comfort of children and young people. This role can be physically demanding.

 In addition to general maintenance work you would also be involved in the weekly checks and recording for water, fire systems, vehicles, play equipment and other areas identified as a requirement of Health & Safety.

About us:

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.

The location:

in a semi-rural location within four acres of beautifully mature grounds. We believe Linden House Children’s Home is a very special home for children and young people where daily living experiences and activities are meaningful and memorable and are designed to meet the needs of individual children in areas that are personal to them.

Linden House accommodates children and young people with a primary diagnosis of moderate to severe autism with moderate challenging behaviour and associated conditions such as ADHD and Tourette’s Syndrome.    

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare and expect all staff to share this commitment.  
How to apply:

Please complete the application form fully as we cannot short list from a C.V.  

If you would like to discuss this role before making your application please contact Tracey Beales, Registered Manager on 07802876842

Division DBS info


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.


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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