Priory Education
£0 - 19k per year + Depending on Experience
28 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
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. Forest House is a school for young people aged 14 to 19 years with severe to mild autistic spectrum disorder and associated learning difficulties. Pupils may also have challenging behaviour as a result if their communication difficulties and a lack of social understanding. Our School offers a safe, structured and predictable environment for pupils to develop the skills they need to live as independently as possible and make real life choices as they reach adulthood. We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented cook who loves children. As well as high-quality lunches for students, guests and staff, you will be responsible for organising breakfast and mid-morning snacks. The successful candidate will be capable of all aspects of food-ordering, preparation and serving as well as washing up and kitchen cleaning. Initially you will work alone. As the school grows you will be involved in the appointment, leadership and management of possible additional staff. We are looking for an energetic and creative person who will enjoy working with challenging children, including offering some life-skills training (teaching cooking). Significant training will be given. What we’d like to give you: A competitive salary Enhanced disclosure cost coverage Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays Online benefits and cashback rewards Cycle to work scheme Just Drive scheme SMART Childcare Vouchers SMART Pension option 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. This job was originally posted as

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