Salary: circa £23,000 to £24,000 per annum pro rata
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Friday 4 December 2020
How to apply: Application packs are available by contacting the proprietor. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01273 473078.
Who to contact if you have a query: Please contact Leon Creenan, Registered Manager on 01273 473078.
About the role
Owlswick School and Home is seeking to recruit to a Team Manager post.
Owlswick provides care and education to vulnerable young people who have SEMH. We are situated in Lewes and are 20 minutes away from the lively city of Brighton. Our experienced staff are proud to provide high quality care and education for young people in order for them to achieve their aspirations and become resilient, confident and independent young adults.
Staff support and work with young people who can display challenging behaviour and are likely to have undergone traumatic and adverse experiences in their previous lives.
The Team Manager is a full time management post working within our care team in the children’s home. You will be required to lead a group of care staff working across a shift pattern which covers days, evenings and weekends. There is also a requirement to provide sleep-in cover.
We are looking for an experienced manager of people who is able to demonstrate dynamic and creative leadership skills. You will have a good knowledge of the residential care sector and be experienced in working with and supporting young people to achieve their potential. The manager's post will form part of a small management group who work together to plan, problem solve and make decisions about the day to day operations of the home.
The successful applicant will need to have at least one year’s experience of working in a residential care setting or in an equivalent area in a managerial role. Preferably the post holder will have a QCF Level 3 in Residential Child Care and/or be willing to achieve this. Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications and will be circa £23,000 to £24,000. There is ample onsite parking in the grounds.
Application is strictly by application pack only. Please note that no CVs will be accepted.
Please note that Owlswick is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all our young people and expect our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other recruitment checks prior to commencing the post.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.