Okehampton, Devon, S. W. England, England
£40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive relocation package!
11 months ago
Social Work Degree or NVQ/QCF Level 5 (relevant to children and young people)
The core task of this senior management post will be to ensure excellent standards of care and therapeutic services using PBS models are maintained. You will ensure that the environment and all services provided comply with statutory regulations, governance and quality standards. The post holder will undertake the Registered Manager responsibilities with Ofsted and provide strategic leadership ensuring a process of continuous improvement. Liaising with outside agencies and stake holders you will demonstrate professionalism and act as a role model for staff.
- The successful applicant should hold a Social Work Degree or NVQ/QCF Level 5 which is relevant to children and young people
- You will be able to demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development
- Be an experienced manager in a residential/social care setting
- Have experience of working with children and young people with Autism and associated learning difficulties, emotional, behavioural and social difficulties
- A strong and effective leader
- Be emotionally resilient
- Being able to work flexibly and demonstrate resourcefulness
- A strong 'can do' attitude
- Highly developed organisational skills
- Effective communication skills.
There is schooling from infant to sixth form level with the college rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. The Dartmoor National Park offers hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery. From Okehampton there is direct access to the A30 dual carriageway providing a link to the city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. The countryside around Okehampton is particularly attractive with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits.
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Closing date 29th September
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