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Senior Houseparent - Seaford

Job Summary

  • Location Seaford, East Sussex
  • Salary £26470 - £28221 per annum + £34 Sleeps in
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 01 February 2019
  • Ref BRCDG112_1549038151

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Job Description

A specialist residential school based in Seaford is recruiting for a Senior Houseparent (Deputy manager level) to work with boys aged 9-16 with EBD and challenging behaviour plus some autism and mild learning disabilites.

You will be a caring and empathetic individual with thye ability to lead and guide a team in a sometimes pressurised and challenging environment, offering support and guidance to support workers and houseparents.

You must have a forward thinking "can-do" attitude and a flexible approach to work, willing and able to deal with situations that are unexpected!

You will have an amazing support network, 2 heads of care who have over 30 years service at the school as well as an amazing back up team and catering department (bacon sandwiches on tuesdays and thursdays!)

You must have previous experience working in residential childrens services and also hold an NVQ 4 or 5 or have the willingness to work towards one.

The school offers some amazing benefits... Competitive salary, training and also pension and cycle to work scheme.

You will only work every other sunday with no friday evenings or saturdays, plus the role is term time only! (38 weeks per year).

Please dont hesitate to give me a call with any questions regarding the role.

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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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