Deputy House Co-ordinator (similar to SEN Team Leader)

Department: Residential Care (students 6 – 19 years)

Location: The Sheiling Ringwood

Employment Type: Part Time

Hours & Working Patterns: 20 Hours per week (11am - 3pm)

Salary: £9,721.38 - £11,026.00 (subject to Qualifications and Experience)

Closing Date: 28 February 2018

Interview Date: W/C 5th March 2018

Start Date: 16th April 2018

Deputy House Co-ordinator (similar to SEN Team Leader)

The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS and Barred List check will be required. Staff are also prohibited  from promoting extremist/radical religious or one-sided  political views whilst working at The Sheiling Ringwood (TSR) and /or whilst participating in activities associated with their employment within TSR. 

The Sheiling Ringwood consists of a highly regarded independent special school and college providing care and education on a residential or day basis, for students aged between 6 and 24, who have moderate to severe, and often complex, learning needs. We are seeking a suitably qualified, highly motivated and experienced person to lead a small team in providing a stimulating lunchtime / social-learning environment for up to 12 students with special education needs.

 Under the guidance of the Registered Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • the care, nutrition and welfare needs of the day-students within the unit
  • the guidance and  supervision of staff working with the students  
  • organising all household tasks including the provision of meals and  management of  delegated budgets,
  • maintaining contact with key parties concerning student well-being and development
  • managing the necessary documentation and daily records of the unit. 

 Then successful applicant will, ideally, hold a relevant QCF/RQF Level 3 qualification, be able to demonstrate a good level of initiative and responsibility, be familiar with the regulatory requirements of a social care environment, will have had previous supervisory experience, have great ‘people’ skills and be able to demonstrate effective use of their own CPD in their professional practice.  Knowledge of the Camphill and anthroposophical ethos which underpins our approach is advantageous but not essential.

 In return we will aim to provide our staff with inspiring and rewarding job roles, great training opportunities  and scope for personal development, in an environment which values staff and their own individuality.

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