Head Of Care - Residential Childcare

40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000/annum + Car Allowances
01 Apr 2019
27 Apr 2019
Contract Type
To hold legal responsibility and provide leadership and management of registered residential school; overseeing and ensuring the delivery of high quality therapeutic care to young people with learning difficulties

* Manage and develop staff teams and individuals, as well as contributing to the overall objectives of the wider organisation

* To develop the staff team's knowledge and understanding of safeguarding practices and processes; leading, co-ordinating and resolving safeguarding matters as required

* To develop and support the staff teams working understanding of how to support children with learning difficulties and assist them in adjusting their working approaches based on individuals children's needs

* To work closely with the School Principal to ensure regular attendance and that actions are being taken both within school and at home to secure the child's learning base.

* To oversee and monitor the safety and well-being of young people and developing a culture of alertness to signs of distress, neglect and abuse. Leading on the development of a culture of sensitivity towards young people and their emotional needs

* Must be level 5 qualified in Leadership and Management or equivilent

* Minimum 5 years experience within Residential Childcare, 2 of which must be at managerial level - as required through regulating body reccomendations

* Experience of working within a special educational needs setting would be advantageous