Staff Vacancies

Children's Residential Care Assistant Manager

Home Living Area Assistant Manager

Full Time – Compressed Hours worked within School Term Time – Permanent

Kent Scheme 6: from £19,609 p.a. (£10.16 per hour) plus generous local government pension

This role is to assist the Children’s Residential Care Manager in accordance with the ethos of Valence School, to ensure the highest standards of young person centred support are delivered and maintained.  In the role of Children’s Residential Care Assistant Manager you will be involved in assisting with the operational duties of the Home Living Area by:

  • managing resources - both physical and staffing;
  • supporting young people (including keyworking) in partnership with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure a consistent, holistic and effective working approach is maintained;
  • ensuring excellent communication with students, staff and parents/carers.

Successful candidates will ideally be qualified to at least Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare and have relevant experience in a residential educational or care setting with children and young people.

Experience working with young people who have complex physical and medical needs is desirable and an aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is essential.

We offer a supportive, friendly working environment in a country school setting and the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of Valence students.

For further information please contact the Human Resources team on 01959 567841 or email

Or to apply please view the job description and person specification to complete the application form along with the equality monitoring form and email to the HR team.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Please see our Mission Statement and Child Protection Policy Statement.

Successful applicants will undertake an enhanced DBS check and references will be taken up before interview.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 14 September 2017

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