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East Clayton Farm Senior Support Assistant

Lorica TrustWest Sussex

Lorica Trust oversees and runs East Clayton Farm, we are seeking to appointment a Senior Support Assistant to work in our landbased Alternative Provision. 

Our alternative provision strives to provide an educational experience which focuses upon vocational success, enjoyment and participation, combined with the benefits of providing an outdoor educational setting

Through participation in activities such as donkey walking, bushcraft, horticulture, conservation and small animal care we engender a sense of community and belonging, reducing behaviours that challenge and give our young people the best life chances.

Being part of the team from the onset, you will have an incredible opportunity to help shape our provision and support disaffected, complex and vulnerable young people. With support from the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for; development of innovative strategies to achieve high levels of engagement, work towards meeting the young person’s KPIs, transition in and out of the provision, communication with the home, school and parents and the organisation of activities that run across the different year groups.

We are looking for someone who is highly organised, with personality, creativity and a specialist in working with behaviours that challenge; someone who is committed to supporting young people to achieve their potential and can embody our vision.

Potential candidates are encouraged to consider the Person Specification and cross reference their own skills, knowledge and experience when applying. For further information and enquiries please contact the Alternative Provision Manager, Mrs Rachel Nye on 

Lorica Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our young people.

Please return completed application forms to Mrs Rachel Nye on 

Please note CVs will not be accepted and your letter of application/supporting statement should be no longer than 2 sides of A4.

Closing date for applications is rolling

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