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. Priory College Swindon, Stroud campus, is a specialist college for young people aged 16-25 years with Aspergers Syndrome(AS) & associated disorders. Our students are supported as they prepare for living and working in the main stream environment. Our college caters for young people from the age of 16 who are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum and with associated co-morbid conditions. Some of our students may also have challenging behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and lack of social understanding. By providing a safe and caring environment our students learn to develop the skills and strategies that help them make progress and succeed in their education. In addition you will support our students to develop social and independence skills so that they are able to enjoy their lives and make real life choices. To succeed we need people who share our passion for making a real difference. You will be dedicated, committed and ideally you have an understanding of and previous experience of autism although you will get training when you join our team. We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare and expect all staff to share this commitment. • Could you make a difference to the young people we support? • Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging job? • Are you a self-starter, do you have initiative and able to work as part of a team? This role will involve providing student support in a variety of settings: educational settings, residential settings, out in the community and in work settings. What we’d like from you: 1. Excellent communication skills 2. Effective organisational capability 3. Great team player 4. Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support 5. Strong “can do” attitude What we’d like to give you: 6. A competitive salary 7. Enhanced disclosure cost coverage 8. Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training 9. Online benefits and cashback rewards References For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 5 years. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools. If you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. 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. The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group. As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes. 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.
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