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Deputy Manager

Reference

PRI25323

Location

Bath Road Children's Home, near Frome, Somerset, BA11

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £25,500 per annum

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

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.

Bath Road is a specialist children's home for young people aged 7 to 18 who have complex needs which may include autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). The home is located in the market town of Frome in Somerset, with easy walking access to the local town centre.

The home provides residential provision for up to 52 weeks a year, is a stand alone children’s home, and is also linked to North Hill House and Newbury Manor Schools, both of which are in Frome.

The home’s focus is to promote the development of individual social behaviour, independence and personal skills and offering opportunities to practise these in real life settings. This ensures that our young people develop a positive outlook on life in a safe, warm, welcoming, structured and fun environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a committed, skilled and friendly team and to contribute to the culture and feel of the home as we welcome our next young people.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Deputy Manager who has experience of working with young people with challenging, complex and diverse needs, as well as knowledge of autistic spectrum disorders and Asperger’s syndrome. The successful candidate will oversee the effective implementation of care and independence programmes for our young people through the effective line management of the staff team, and manage shift patterns on a rota basis.

You will support the Registered Manager in the management of operations in order to ensure the smooth running of the living and learning environment, and ensure that the programme of care and the environment comply with statutory regulations and quality standards.

A QCF Diploma level 3 in a relevant care/children & young people related area is desirable, with a requirement to work towards QCF Diploma level 5.

To enable us to offer a full and varied range of activities to our young people a clean driving licence with at least 3 years driving experience is essential.

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References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

 

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.

 

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.

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https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-Priory-Group-EI_IE37118.11,23.htm

Indeed

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Priory-Education

 

Job Description

Deputy_Manager.pdf

Closing Date

01/02/2019