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Reference

PRI49697

Location

Rugeley School, Blithbury Road, Blithbury, Rugeley, WS15 3JQ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £23,000 per annum dependent on experience

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Rugeley School is an independent residential school for children with Autism from the age of 5-19 years. Our school, which opened in May 2000, stands at the forefront in the education of children with Autism.

About the role:

Through the effective implementation of care and independence programmes, line management and strategic planning of rotas you will ensure the health, safety and welfare of the young people.

Working as part of the care management team the successful applicant will give full support to the Deputy and Registered Manager to ensure the smooth running of the residential environment.

You will take responsibility for ensuring that individual care programmes for our children and young people are implemented and followed and that all statutory regulations, policies and procedures are adhered to.

You will manage and support a team of staff to maintain effective professional relationships.

Primarily a ‘people’ person you will have very strong leadership skills and possess excellent organisational and communication skills.

This is a physically demanding role and staff will also need to have the confidence to deal with the challenging behaviours that autism can present.

You must have obtained your NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Further information can be obtained from www.gov.uk/dbs  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our employees to share in this commitment.

 

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.

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

30/06/2021