Deputy Home Manager

Confidential

  • Salary From £15 Per Hour
  • Salary To £18 Per Hour
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Deputy Home Manager

Location: Broadstairs, CT10 1BY
Salary: £15.98 – 17.12 ph + Benefits
Contract: Full Time, Term Time only

Benefits:

  • Fantastic training and development opportunities            
  • Strong health and well-being focus         
  • Free Parking      
  • Generous Holiday Allowance     
  • Local Government Pension         
  • Meals Provided
  • Private Healthcare          

About Us:

Bradstow is a creative and unique residential school for children between the ages of 5 & 19. It is situated in 13 acres of parkland in Broadstairs, Kent. We seek to meet the needs of children and young people with autism and severe learning difficulties with associated behavior’s that may be challenging using a Gentle Teach approach and engaging in reflective practice.

We have achieved national recognition for our developments in Communication and Behaviour Management as well as having been awarded the Platinum standard for the Investors in People accreditation.

Deputy Home Manager – About the Role

The hours for this post include some starts from 7.30am, some finishes at 10.00pm and weekend work.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Acting as shift leader for a group of staff and undertake day to day supervision of their work.
  • Ensuring implementation of a previously agreed activity programme for each young person.
  • Ensuring individual young people’s care, medical, behaviour and communication plans are carried out by all team members.
  • Ensuring the implementation of policies formulated by the management team of the school.
  • In discussion with the Home Manager, making and implementing decisions regarding the appropriate care of students, deployment of staff etc, and informing the care management team as appropriate.
  • Supporting the team of care workers and advising on good working practice.
  • Intervening when required to diffuse difficult situations or assist care workers in a manner supportive to their role.
  • Ensuring parents are informed of their child’s progress and any issues relating to their child.
  • Undertaking a keyworker role for specific students.

Deputy Home Manager – Skills & Experience: 

For this post you will need to be willing to commit to achieving Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare within 2 years of beginning employment at the school (if not already achieved).

We look for candidates who are mature, warm, creative, and open to learning with a patient and caring attitude.

  • Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare
  • Level 2 NVQ in Safe Handling of Medication
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, parents and students     
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment    
  • Leadership Skills
  • Ability to advance equality and overcome disadvantage
  • Experience working with students with diagnosed difficulties, SALT, ASD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia etc.             
  • Ability to manage pupil behaviour and create a safe environment             
  • Ability to produce reports in appropriate formats             
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment    
  • Knowledge and understanding of how children learn and how to motivate them

Please Note: In order to be considered for this role you must complete an online application form on Bradstow School website.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on “APPLY” today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.

No agencies please.

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