Deputy Residential Manager

Posted 30 April by The Howard Partnership Trust
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This is a permanent, term-time only role, working 42 hours per week

Flexible shift pattern is available (Monday afternoon to Friday morning) which may include mornings, school hours and evenings.

FTE Salary: £34,264 - £37,721 per annum, Border Schools Allowance of up to £2,800 pa (conditions apply)

Some flexibility may be considered, please indicate availability on your application and working pattern will be discussed at interview

We have an exciting opportunity for a caring and committed individual to join our Residential Care (School Weekly Boarding) team at Linden Bridge School. As a Deputy Residential Manager working in our school’s residential department, you will be an integral part of our fantastic team who put our pupils at the heart of everything we do as we work together with colleagues to maximise their children and young people’s life chances.

You will support the Head of the Residential provision in providing management for the delivery of a specialist 24-hour waking residential curriculum for pupils and young adults at Linden Bridge School. Supporting the Head of Residential provision to undertake day to day management of the team and the residential education provision, attending briefings, communicating information, acting on key issues and meeting with staff. Working collaboratively with the school, parents/carer, and partner agencies to ensure the service is responsive to need, professional in approach and in line with the National Minimum Standards for Residential Special Schools.

We are looking for candidates:

  • That have attained Diploma in Residential Child Care (Level 3) and are willing to develop their knowledge further
  • With at least 3 years’ experience of working in a residential educational setting
  • Who can motivate and work as part of a thriving team
  • Experienced in carrying out administrative duties such as filing, recording, rota preparation and report writing
  • With good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders including staff, pupils, parents, and the wider school community
  • Who are committed to SEND and inclusion striving to achieve the best possible outcomes for the pupils you support.
  • With knowledge or experience of working with young people with complex social communication needs.
  • That can manage a varied workload, problem solve whilst remaining calm under pressure
  • With an understanding of safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures

THPT can offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
  • Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to other discount schemes
  • Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions
  • Rewards and Benefits that includes Loyalty and Service Award, Employee Assistance Scheme

We are happy to receive a full CV in the first instance, to be considered before a full application is made.?

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Howard Partnership Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age, or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

Values and Behaviours

The Howard Partnership Trust is a values-based organization which seeks to recruit individuals who can demonstrate our values.

Our values will be assessed through the selection process. We therefore ask all applicants when providing their supporting statement to incorporate not only how they meet the essential criteria for the role but to also how they demonstrate our values.

Our THPT values are:

Partnership?- working together and taking collective ownership to achieve the same goals

Advocacy- working hard on behalf of others to maximise their success

Resilience?- finding success again after something difficult or negative has happened

Compassion- displaying empathy towards and a desire to help others

Aspiration- aiming high to achieve success

Safeguarding and Further Information

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).?

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. In making your application, it is essential you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.

Required skills

  • Administrative
  • Childcare
  • Report Writing
  • Diplomacy

Reference: 51559460

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