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A job that changes lives - Registered Manager

Reference

PRI54948

Location

Strathmore College, Bellringer Road, Trentham Lakes South, Stoke on Trent, ST4 8LJ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£41,500 per annum

Hours

37.5 per week

Job Advert Role Description

You can make a difference

At Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services), we are searching for the right person to join and be responsible for the the delivery of a high quality residential service provision in our care services through the next exciting phase of their development.

This role will be based in Stoke-on-Trent supporting young people aged 16 - 25 years with a range of complex needs. This is a fantastic role and opportunity to shape and change their lives in a safe, caring, loving and family environment. We are looking for someone to be the spark, utilising the support of the wider Aspris Group to develop and inspire both our staff and children to achieve their full potential.

As a Registered Manager you will:

  • Always maintain the highest standards of safeguarding.
  • Ensure that staff are providing excellent standards of support and learning opportunities for all residential learners.
  • Ensure that staff are contributing to the assessment of learners need, through initial, baseline and continuously throughout the learners programme.
  • Be at the forefront of ensuring that all learners are fully supported to be involved in the planning of their support needs and the continuous review of their programme.
  • Ensure that all learners Individual Learning, Support and Risk Plans and EHC Plans are effectively implemented in the extended curriculum.
  • Make sure that progress is recorded and learning evaluated in the extended curriculum.
  • Ensure that learners are involved in the running of the home and have weekly and monthly opportunities to review plans.
  • Ensure that all documentation is maintained and that a programme of meaningful activities is available to learners.
  • Secure excellent working relationships with colleagues & stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal and statutory requirements.

You can be part of something special

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity. We need an inspiring manager, someone who will lead the team and use their experience and innovation to plan activities and create those wonderful life opportunities for every young person, taking into account each individual’s needs.

This home is part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 

What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • A welcome bonus (£3,000*)
  • The ability to achieve an annual bonus of £9,000
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Become part of this team – apply today

  • Do you have a wide range of experience as a child care practitioner, having managed teams within a residential setting?
  • Do you have a Level 5 Diploma?
  • Do you put children and young people at the centre of all that you do?
  • Do you have a full driving licence?  

Strathmore College is a residential and day college in Stoke on Trent.  The college provides for learners aged 16-25 years who have learning difficulties, emotional, social and behavioural difficulties/disability.  The cohort of learners’ needs include mild to severe learning difficulty/disability, Downs Syndrome, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, speech and language difficulties coupled with other health related, mental or physical difficulties.  The learner’s needs are increasingly more complex, with a number of learners who were NEET and those who were finding engaging in education and learning challenging. The College uses meaningful, practical learning activities to engage and motivate learners.

*Current colleagues are not eligible for the joining bonus.

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

Aspris_JD_Registered_Manager.docx

Closing Date

31/12/2021