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Finance Assistant

Priory Group

Job Description

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Unsted Park Sixth Form is specifically designed to allow young people aged 16 to 19 with Asperger's Syndrome, higher functioning autism and associated learning difficulties to build a post 16 curriculum that is tailored to their individual needs and ambitions.

The focus of the whole school approach is in three core areas: education, independence and integration - based on these core areas we provide individual, child-centred programmes which recognise individual abilities and strengths and help students to reach their full potential.

Job Advert Role Description

Unsted Park School is looking to recruit a Finance Assistant/ Administrator to start as soon as possible. Previous experience working within an educational setting would be desirable but not essential.

The role holder will be responsible for assisting with all business support functions including Admin, HR, Payroll, Finance and updating training records.  You will be responsible for reviewing the reducing budget spread sheet and debit balances on a monthly basis and recover monies where applicable. You will also be responsible for month end reconciliation process completing on time and all purchase/sale ledger activities.

The role holder will be expected to undergo in-house training in a range of areas including Child Protection, Physical Intervention, Behavioural Management, Fire Prevention and Health & Safety at work and other specialist training related to the location as well as relevant CPD. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The role holder should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent standard, with a high level of English and numeracy. The role holder should also possess excellent keyboard and PC skills including word and excel. The role holder will have exceptional organisational skills.

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
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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.


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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Unsted Park School & Sixth Form, Munstead Heath Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1UW

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