We are looking for an experienced manager, with a strong background of working with young people with Autism within a residential care home setting.

Key information:
Salary £43,000 - £47,000
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours
Closing date: 28th September 2018
Job description: Care Manager job description
Apply:  Online application form


Prior's Court was set up by Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose vision of a centre of excellence for children with autism became reality with the opening of Prior's Court School in 1999. We have since grown to support around 80 young people with autism aged between 5-25 years with the opening of Prior's Court Young Adult Provision in 2011.

Since opening, our autism practitioner / support worker team has grown from around 20 to 500 and we have built a reputation as a leading edge educational, vocational, and residential facility for young people with autism. Working with our young people can be challenging but extremely rewarding. Read more about what it's like to work at Prior's Court and the difference you can make here.


At Prior's Court we feel privileged to play a role in transforming the lives of our incredible young people who are affected by autism. Prior's Court is an ambitious organisation that aims to support young people in achieving outcomes beyond our imagination. This is an amazing opportunity for you to play a crucial role in transforming the lives of young people and their families who are affected by autism.

We are looking for an experienced manager, with a strong background of working with young people with autism within a residential care home setting.

Qualified in Residential Management, you will have a strong understanding of autism and the strategies that can be used to support learning and progress. You will be committed to coaching and developing your team of Home Managers. The Home Managers, will continuously develop the skills and knowledge of the Autism Practitioners that work within each of the homes that you will accountable for.

Prior’s Court is immensely proud of the team that it has developed, but we are always looking to improve. If you would like a real opportunity to influence and improve the way care is delivered within a residential child care setting, we would be really excited to speak with you.


We aim to make our staff feel valued and supported with training in autism along with knowledge and skills needed to do a great job and develop careers. Find out more about the benefits we offer.


Read through the application documents below, then complete a short online application form to apply. You may be required to fill in additional forms depending on the role and will be advised by HR following your application. You can read about our application process in detail here.

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All positions at the school are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references. Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.