- Location: Barry
- Salary: £24,000 to £30,000
- Closes: 18/06/2021
- Hours: 37.5 per week worked flexibly over 7 days
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.
Beechwood College is a two part service that operates with one vision; to enrich the lives of all students, promoting lifelong learning and skill development. Registered as an independent Further Education College and Care Home for Younger Adults, Beechwood College is located in Sully, Vale of Glamorgan, on the outskirts of Cardiff and is designed to provide specialist education and residential care services for up to 67 young people and adults from the age of 16+.
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.
As a Home Manager at Beechwood College you will provide middle management leadership to Team Leaders and support staff to ensure the development of best residential care practice and optimal outcomes for all students on site. This role will predominantly require you to support and lead your staff to ensure our students personal needs and care within their residential setting are maintained to the highest standards. To achieve this you will also be expected to work collaboratively across all areas of the College including alongside educational and clinical services staff and the wider community.
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.
To be a 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. You should be able to demonstrate Previous experience in a similar management role or provide evidence of the relevant qualities required to step up from a Team Leader/ Supervising role. The ideal candidate will either already hold the QCF level 5 in Health and Social care, be working towards this qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent working experience within a health and social care setting.
Excellent communication skills and a desire to learn new knowledge and skills will enable you to develop within our expanding and sector leading organization.
Hours of work are 37.5 per week worked flexibly over 7 days to meet the needs of the business (inclusive of bank holidays). Predominantly these will be worked Mon-Sun on an early or late shift basis. (0700-1500 or 1300 – 2100) . This post involves shift work and the expectation to take part in an on call rota. Shifts and on call rotas will be worked in conjunction with other Home Managers on site.
Further information about the role and expectations can be provided on request.
Reference ID: HM/BWC
Application deadline: 18/06/2021
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £24,000.00-£30,000.00 per year