Those huge small victories.

We are Witherslack Group. The UK’s leading education provider for children and young people with special educational needs as evidenced by sector leading Ofsted judgements and our unmatched placement stability, school attendance and outcomes for young people.

Our teams are fulfilled by the idea of making even the smallest positive changes in our young people, so we celebrate the little things. 

For children with complex needs the level of care and education we provide must go above and beyond. That’s what drives us here at Witherslack Group. With our high staff-to-child ratio and in-house clinical teams, we’re proud to have a reputation for excellence and market leading OFSTED ratings.

Get out what you put in

As Events Assistant, you will work alongside our Marketing and Events Officer to organise our busy and popular calendar of webinars, events, conferences and podcasts. You will be required to research and prepare for these events, promote using online platforms and occasionally host our webinars. The role will also involve liaising with event staff and presenters, manage marketing materials for events, gather data and update the CRM database, work on various campaigns and social media projects, plus general admin tasks.

What we do for you

We know you’re going to do great things. For your hard work and commitment, we reward you with the best salary and benefits package in the care sector. With us, you’ll get to make a genuine difference to the lives of our young people – plus you’ll get:

  • Salary: Base salary of up to £25,000
  • Training: Ongoing  professional development.
  • Holiday: You’ll work hard at WG, so you’ll be rewarded with 7 weeks’ holiday
  • Flexible benefits package: meaning you can increase/decrease your holiday allowance, pension and life insurance – check out our benefits here
  • Wellbeing: a host of wellbeing tools and advice including employee assistance
  • Medical cover so you can claim back the cost of things like an opticians or dentist appointment and a host of high-street discounts
  • Beautiful working environments with the very best facilities

Bring your whole-self to work

Here at Witherslack Group, we celebrate everyone’s differences as that’s what makes us the best at what we do. Our young people come from all walks of life, diverse backgrounds and with different needs – and our workforce reflects that diversity, so that our teams can engage, encourage and inspire our young people to be themselves. We’ll give you the chance to build an exciting career in a fast-growing organisation, where you’re free to achieve your potential. Here’s what we need from you;

  • Exceptional communication and social skills alongside strong organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management 
  • Confidence to host webinars and lead on the organisations of podcasts and face to face events
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Managing the initial brief, print timelines and send out of marketing materials
  • A team player who understands the whole team responsibilities and your role within that
  • A background working with online platforms and understanding what it takes to organise an event would also be beneficial to the role

Join the UK’s best special education and care provider

Our young people deserve the best possible future and we feel the same about our teams. You deserve to have the career you want, with a purpose-led employer, in an environment that allows you to be yourself .