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House Manager / Shift Manager - Residential School

Contact Information: Liam Slater,
Location: Disley, Cheshire East
Salary: £29265/annum
Date Posted: 11/12/2018
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: High Peak
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications

House Manager / Shift Manager, Children’s Residential School

Disley, Stockport


As a result of a continual growth and development Kedleston Schools are looking to appoint a new House Manager at High Peak School, Stockport.

High Peak School is a residential school providing 52 week provision for young people aged 9 to 17 years with social, emotional and behavioral difficulties and we are looking for an experienced, caring, compassionate and motivated individual to join our team as a House Manager.

High Peak provides care and education for children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. House Managers therefore need to be confident and experienced in leading and developing a team of staff and in managing challenging behavior; as well as developing positive relationships with young people.

Main Roles and Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):

  • Support young people in the community, accessing clubs and activities as well as organising trips and visits for them
  • Ensure a high standard of care and support is available to each child when on duty and that all child care practices in place meet the requirements of current legislation and the expectations of the inspecting regulatory bodies.
  • Promote and ensure the general health, safety and welfare of the staff and children and ensure adherence to High Peak Ltd Health and Safety Policy
  • Maintain appropriate liaisons with parents / guardians and outside agencies and attend statutory looked after reviews providing accurate information on the young person
  • Take a full and active role in the induction, supervision, training and performance management of the care staff which you hold responsibility for, and in particular work with other senior staff in promoting safe practices in positive handling

Person Specification (Essential):

  • Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 3 or NVQ Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) Level 3 and be willing to work towards Level 5 Diploma following probation
  • 5 years’ experience working with children and young people in the last 5 years
  • 2 years + management experience in a relevant setting including supervision of multiple staff
  • Involvement in Ofsted inspections

At High Peak we are committed to our staff development and promoting a good work life balance. We therefore provide our staff with:

  • Regular in-house training free of charge
  • Competitive salary
  • 240 Hours Holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Strong staff support network in a well-established team
  • Great career development opportunities

If you have a positive attitude, a good sense of humour and are passionate about working with young people then we would love to hear from you.

Kedleston Schools Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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