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Team Leader

Reference

PRI53246

Location

Farleigh FE College Frome, North Parade, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2AB

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18,544 per annum

Hours

Average 45 hours per week, term time only (day, evening and weekend shifts available)

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for Team Leaders to join our residential houses in Frome, Shepton Mallet or Trowbridge.  The successful candidate will provide support to the House Manager and will be required to run shifts including organising and monitoring the performance of staff, administering of medication, preparation of reports and managing student’s budgets.  This must be achieved within a pressurised environment where the ability to respond swiftly and appropriately is essential especially when called upon to diffuse difficult situations.  The safeguarding and wellbeing of our students is always paramount.

The successful candidate must hold an NVQ level 3 or a Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young Peoples Workforce and must be prepared to work towards a Level 5 qualification.  We're looking for someone who can remain calm under pressure, an excellent communicator and can offer a high degree of flexibility.

A clean driving licence with at least 3 years driving experience is essential.

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.

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.

Farleigh Further Education College Frome is an independent specialist residential college for young people aged 16 to 25 with autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger's syndrome and associated complex needs including behavioural difficulties.

The college has eight residential houses in the community each with its own identity, working ethos and dedicated team of staff. This provides learners with the opportunity to experience independent living in a range of different settings.

We aim to provide every young person with an individually tailored programme of education, care, work experience, leisure and life skills and training within the community, to enable them to live as independently as possible.

Our dedicated team of staff create a safe, secure and independent living environment where our learners have a sense of belonging within their group and a sense of ownership of their home. Our approach enables young people to develop the confidence and skills they need to progress towards adulthood, including further or higher education and sustainable independent living in the community.

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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Job Description

Senior_Support_Worker_Team_Leader.pdf

Closing Date

30/09/2021