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Home Manager, Beechwood College

  • Location: Barry
  • Salary: £24-£26,000
  • Closes: 30/10/21
  • Hours: 37.5
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About Us

Beechwood College in Sully, outside Cardiff, is looking for a Hiome Manager who has completed or is working towards a level 5 in Health & Social Care for Adults or Children and Young People.

Beechwood College is an innovative specialist education, residential care and clinical service which caters for young people and adults with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and other associated complex needs, including behaviours that challenge.

Registered as an independent Further Education College and Care Home providing specialist education and residential care services for up to 67 young people and adults from the age of 16+.Beechwood College’s vision is to enrich the lives of all its students; promoting lifelong learning and skill development.

Beechwood College prides itself on offering meaningful packages of lifelong education and residential care to those who have in the past struggled to access conventional mainstream services; offering each young person and adult an individually tailored and holistic programme of support; equipping them to face the challenges of later life.

The College has undergone a number of very successful CSSIW inspections and Annual Monitoring Visits by Estyn. As a service provider, Beechwood College continues to build upon prior success and aspires to become a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for young people and adults with ASC and associated complex needs.

The Role

As a Home Leader at Beechwood College you will be required to provide educational, residential and therapeutic care and support to all students, enabling them to gain greater independence and confidence. You will also provide middle management leadership to Team Leaders and less experienced staff to ensure the development of best residential care practice and optimal outcomes for all children and young people. Whilst this role will predominantly require you to support our students with personal needs and care within their residential setting, you will also be expected to work across all areas of the College including alongside the lecturers within classrooms, clinical services staff and the wider community.This post involves shift work

You will actively seek to encourage and promote the development of independence and transferable life skills for our students, and work in proactive close partnership with our multidisciplinary team, care coordinators and the students’ family.

We are seeking to recruit a candidate with a passion and commitment to delivering specialist education and residential care to those with autism and Asperger’s syndrome to join an expanding, successful educational organization that puts the needs of its students and staff at the centre of all decision making

To be successful Home Manager you will need to demonstrate enthusiasm and an innovative approach to enriching the lives of those we support and leading others to do the same. Excellent communication skills and a desire to learn new knowledge and skills will enable you to develop within our expanding and sector leading organization.

Benefits

In addition to the salary, we will also offer you:

  • opportunities to access further overtime bonuses
  • 21 days’ annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Extensive training, both when you join and as you progress your career
  • Opportunities to develop your career and take on new roles
  • Membership of our Employee Assistance Programme
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