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.  The role of Children’s Residential Care Assistant Manager will involve 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 be qualified to at least Level 3 Children’s Workforce Diploma 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.

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 and application details please contact the HR Department

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will undertake an enhanced DBS check and references will be taken up before interview.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 21 June 2017

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