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Deputy Manager




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

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £26,000 per annum


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a committed, skilled and friendly team and to contribute to the culture and feel of the home as we welcome our next young people.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Deputy Manager who has experience of working with young people with challenging, complex and diverse needs, as well as knowledge of autistic spectrum disorders.  The successful candidate will oversee the effective implementation of care and independence programmes for our young people through the effective line management of the staff team, and manage shift patterns on a rota basis.

You will support the Registered Manager in the management of operations in order to ensure the smooth running of the living and learning environment, and ensure that the programme of care and the environment comply with statutory regulations and quality standards.

Qualifications & Requirements of the role

A QCF Diploma level 3 in a relevant care/children & young people related area is desirable, with a requirement to work towards QCF Diploma level 5.

To enable us to offer a full and varied range of activities to our young people 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.

The Tannery is an Ofsted registered specialist children's home for young people who have an ASD diagnosis. The home is located in the market town of Trowbridge in Wiltshire, with easy walking access to the local town centre.

The home provides residential provision for up to 52 weeks a year and is closely linked to Farleigh FE College. Farleigh FE College is based in Frome but has other residential provisions in Shepton Mallet, Frome and Trowbridge.

The home’s focus is to promote the development of individual social behaviour, independence and personal skills and offering opportunities to practise these in real life settings. The home provides a secure, warm and supportive environment for young people to grow and build self confidence. This ensures that our young people develop a positive outlook on life in a safe, nurturing, welcoming, structured and fun environment.

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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