Psychology Assistant, Hampshire

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Tadley Court SchoolHampshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

44 weeks per year

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

Hours: 30 hours per week

Are you ready to make a real and lasting difference?  Would you like to be part of a team committed to ensuring that our children and young people achieve their full potential?

We currently have a vacancy for a Psychology Assistant to work 30 hours per week and 44 weeks per year.

As a Psychology Assistant, you will provide administrative support to professional and clinical staff with the planning, implementation and evaluation of therapy and care plans in order to support the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of our children and young people.

You will work across the education and residential settings where you will support the plans put in place by the Educational Psychologist and the Residential and Therapy Services Manager.  This will include the teaching and coaching of education and residential support staff to ensure that plans are followed and strategies are delivered consistently across a 24 hour curriculum.

To succeed, you will possess:

  • An appropriate degree and professional accreditation
  • A working knowledge of ASD and its associated difficulties
  • Emotional resilience
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness
  • A strong 'can do' attitude
  • Highly developed organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills


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 5 to 25 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 co-educational 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. 

To succeed, we need people who share our passion for making a difference. We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare and expect all staff to share this commitment.        

Our Benefits

  • Online discounts and cashback for high street to holidays
  • Free monthly £1,000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Amazing charity schemes
  • Free parking on site
  • Cash for colleagues - Earn money for friends you recommend.


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 07920 801541. 

References

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.

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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.



More about Tadley Court School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Tadley Common Road, Basingstoke, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 3TB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9817720
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Tadley Court School is a specialist residential and day school for girls and boys aged four to 19 with autistic spectrum disorders and associated learning difficulties. Students may also exhibit challenging behaviours as a result of their communicati...