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Senior Residential Group Worker

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ESCC/21/140774
  • Published: Mon 11/01/2021, 11:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/02/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,427 to £28,548 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: East Sussex

Hours of work:37 hours  per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 7 February 2020
Interview date: To be confirmed

For an informal discussion, please contact Charlotte de Retuerto Registered Homes Manager or Rose Cooper Deputy Homes Manager on 01323 466049

Are you a motivated senior manager who can take a lead in our residential service for children with learning and physical disabilities?

The Senior Group Worker post involves working under the supervision of the Deputy Homes Manager to undertake day to day management of a busy home which provides residential support for children and young people who have learning disabilities and complex needs.

We invite applications from people who will:

  • Be an excellent leader who can motivate staff and promote good practice.
  • Use coaching and mentoring skills to ensure that your staff team are competent and skilled to deliver the support required.
  • Support a team of staff whose primary role involves caring for children and young people with complex needs, including challenging behaviour.
  • Monitor performance through observation, supervision and appraisals.
  • Oversee management of rotas, prioritising work to ensuring adequate cover to maintain standards in all aspects of the service.
  • Have responsibility to ensure that the service meets, exceeds and maintains the standards set out by the DoE Childrens Homes Regulations and our own internal Quality Assurance Framework.
  • Work as a member of the management team in order to provide an effective, responsive service within statutory requirements, Departmental policy and available resources, liaising with  multi-disciplinary teams, Dealing with issues for the children and young people and contributing to the development of the service.
  • Have a working knowledge of current legislation including the Care Standards Act 2000, the Children Act 1989 (as amended) and Working Together to safeguard Children 2018.
  • An aptitude for communicating both verbally and in writing is essential.

You will be supported by the Deputy homes Manager and Registered Homes Manager with an induction, supervision and support mechanisms.

If you are confident that you can meet the requirements of the Job Description and Person Specification for this post we will be pleased to receive your application.

Downloads

  • Job Description and Person Specification

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ESCC/21/140774
  • Published: Mon 11/01/2021, 11:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/02/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,427 to £28,548 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: East Sussex

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