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Houseparent (senior) - Children EBD/LD's

Job Summary

  • Location Seaford, East Sussex
  • Salary £24799 - £26317 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 24 May 2019
  • Ref BRCDG88_1558711930

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Job Description

A school for boys with EBD and challenging behaviour based in Seaford, East Sussex is currently recruiting for a Houseparent to work in a residential unit for 8 boys aged between 9-17.

The school is a specialist school which works with children from deprived areas of London who have EBD and challenging behaviour, offering excellent special education and a safe and positive living environment for the young people to thrive and prosper in a positive manor.

You will be supervising a team of support workers in their daily duties while also working 1-1 with the young people, dealing with their personal issues while ensuring the residential service is safe and a positive environement.

You will be working with an established management team who are fully committed to the upkeep and development of the school and extrememely visible to staff and students.

You must have previous supervisory experience working in a similar setting and also be aware of OFSTED and regulatory requirements in a residential setting.

The role comes with various benefits including NO WEEKEND WORK (except for every other sunday afternoon to welcome the children back) and also term time only working hours.

An NVQ 3 is preferable but by no means essential as -previous experience is always considered and valued.

Please apply asap! The process starts with an informal tour of the school and the chance to meet staff and the children.

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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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