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Head Of Care

£49000 - £50000 per annum 
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Social Care 
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Head of Care
Children’s Residential School
Salary: circa £50,000
Location: Shropshire

I am looking for an experienced individual to take the post of Head of Care at this beautiful children’s residential school in Shropshire.

On offer is a highly competitive basic salary, a comprehensive and ongoing training programme and additional benefits to include a pension, childcare vouchers and life assurance.

This school has been established for over 30 years and is visually stunning. The young people that attend this specialised school all have a diagnosis within the Autistic Spectrum and more often than not have other challenging conditions.

This particular school is part of an independent group of beautiful residential schools and provisions that provide unrivalled care and education to both young people and adults with varying needs.

The position:
As Head of Care, you will be based on site and the residential school and report into the Director of Operations.
Your duties will include, but are not limited too;
– Collate reports on pupils attending the school, when requested
– Attend and contribute to meetings with local authorities and external agencies
– Help to develop unique programmes for the pupils
– Liaise with other Managers to ensure the school is consistently safe and secure
– Identify areas for improvement
– Proactively promote and encourage a high standard of care, in line with OFSTED regulations
– Assist with the recruitment of additional staff members, depending on the needs of the school

The Person:

– NVQ Level 4 in Health and Social Care, Diploma Level 5 would be advantageous
– Sound knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures
– Background of working in children’s residential or educational care
– Excellent communication skills across all ranges

*A Full UK Driving License with access to your own transport is ESSENTIAL for this role

Immediate interviews are available. Interested? Then send us your CV to apply.

Coburg Banks Health and Social Care specialise in recruiting Care Managers, Care Co-ordinators and Senior Carers within Residential care, Domiciliary care, Supported living and Nursing. We would welcome the opportunity to help you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV into us

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