Location
Children's Home, Weeley, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
Priory Group Division
Education & Children's Services
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
Up to £42,000
Hours
40 per week
Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Location Description

In Priory's East of England region we have a number of sites offering an integrated programme of education, care and therapy for young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties compounded by complex learning difficulties including Autism. 

We currently have a vacancy at our site in Clacton on sea for a Registered Manager,  You will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people. Key accountabilities for this role will be to support the teams and personally manage and resolve behaviour issues or sensitive pastoral situation of young people, ensuring appropriate policies and procedures are followed, informing senior management if appropriate.  Acting as a positive role model, provide leadership, and line management, and using own expertise for care teams contributing to their performance and professional development.  Manages and supports staff through effective performance management to maintain effective professional relationships with young people and related services. 

Job Advert Role Description

Taking complete responsibility for the running of service provision, the new Manager will be expected maintain and improve on the already high standards in the home in line with the Company's expectations, provide leadership, support and direction for the well established care team and champion the Company’s ethos.  They will also need to be able to work with professionals from a wide range of different disciplines.

The successful applicants will need to have had a wide range of experience as a child care practitioner having managed teams for at least two years in a residential setting.  A Level 5 Diploma / DipSW qualifications or equivalent are essential.  Full driving licence is required.

This position comes with an excellent bonus and benefits package and we take pride in the training and career opportunities we offer.

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date
28/02/2018