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Therapy Assistant




Tadley Court School, Tadley Common Road, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 3TB

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£16,000 per annum


37.5 per week (term time only)

Job Advert Role Description

We currently have a vacancy for an additional Therapy Assistant to join our multi-disciplinary team, which may suit someone experienced in a special needs environment or newly qualified and interested in this extremely rewarding area of work.

Working 37.5 hours per week and 38 weeks per year, you will provide support across our school and it's children's homes.  Working hours will be used flexibly to provide support to all of our young people who require it and in the relevant setting.

  • Do you feel you have a great deal to offer to young people?
  • Are you looking for rewarding and challenging work in a busy and vibrant environment?
  • Are you looking for a career within one of the leading providers of special education and care?

The role will primarily be supporting therapists in the delivery of therapeutic programmes, taking sessions with the young people under the guidance of qualified therapists and any other tasks to support in the day to day running of the team.

  • A good level of both written and verbal communication is needed for the role.
  • Knowledge of sensory needs is desirable.
  • Experience of working with young people with complex special needs would be beneficial.

If you would like to find out more or if you have specific questions to ask before making an application please contact Hannah Cox, Head of Residential and Therapy Services on 07920801541.

What else?

  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Travel Insurance
  • Computing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Priory Group Pension

At Priory Education we are proud of our reputation for delivering quality education and care services with positive outcomes for children and young people aged 4 to 19 who have experienced difficulties in their previous education placements.

Tadley Court school is set in a beautiful semi rural location with four acres of well maintained grounds. We are a day school specialising in the education and care of children and young people between the age of 5 and 19 years who are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum with associated learning difficulties. Our children and young people may also exhibit challenging behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and lack of social understanding.

We offer a safe, structured and predictable environment where students can develop the skills needed to live as independently as possible allowing them to make real life choices as they approach and reach adulthood. 

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 will be requested prior to interview for all 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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