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Head of Care Childrens Services - Horsham

Job Summary

  • Location Horsham, West Sussex
  • Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 14 November 2017
  • Ref BRCDG16_1510678481

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Job Description

** BRAND NEW SCHOOL FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 6-19 WITH AUTISM, OPENED IN MARCH **

An exciting management oppourtunity has arisen in the rural Horsham area for an experienced Manager to oversee 3 residential services on a school site specifically for children with autism.

This job role entails you taking responsibility for the 3 residential units (totalling 14 children when full), taking responsibility for the managers in the homes and ensuring that they adhere to OFSTED and pass the upcoming inspection.

To be suitable for the role you must have strong management experience in a learning disability environment and have ample knowledge of Safeguarding issues and also OFSTED framework.

The school opened at the beginning of the year and they ar steadily working their way up to capacity. Children are male and female and cover various age ranges so you must have a positive outlook which promotes inclusion for all and garnering a positive working atmosphere.

You must have the NVQ 5 or be willing to work towards this, also you must be passionate and committed to working with children with autism and be adept at facing all the challenges this brings.

You will be working in a peaceful and idyllic countryside based school, still close to local amenities and services. A car driver is required due to the location.

At present we are meeting people for a tour of the school and for an informal chat so get in touch!

"FPR group is acting as a recruitment agency in regards to this vacancy"

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Dave Gilchrist

Dave Gilchrist

I specialise in permanent Health & Social Care recruitment based from our Brighton office. I recruit for a wide range of clients across the UK and enjoy matching up great candidates looking for that permanent move to my clients. Driven, calm and committed to an excellent candidate experience.

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