Assistant House Manager
The Priory Group
Oliver House School, Hallgate, Astley Village, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1XA
2d ago

37.5 per hour

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Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

As a member of our residential care team you will provide residential care for boys and girls aged 6 to 19 who have mild, moderate and severe autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning needs and challenging behaviour.

You will assist them with their daily lives. This could be in the form of helping the young person at School, accompanying them to take part in an activity or simply assisting them in completion of general daily tasks, including morning and night time routines.

Our aim is to bring about the best in every young person to enable them to achieve positive experiences and progress according to their own individual abilities.

The desired outcome is for young people to achieve success in accredited qualifications and to gain increased levels of independence to enable them to maximise their strengths, abilities and ambitions.

We require an Assistant House Manager for one of our residential children's homes located in the Preston area. Under the direction of the Registered House Manager, you will effectively lead the team of support workers and enable the delivery of care and education to all the students and young people.

You will effectively guide and manage the team and ensure that the service complies with local procedures and corporate policy, statutory regulations and quality standards.

What we would like from you :

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective organisational capability
  • Great team player
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs ot those who we support
  • Strong " can do " attitude
  • NVQ / Diploma L3 Caring for Children and Young People and relevant experience in a children's residential child care setting is essential.
  • If you are passionate, dedicated, devoted and able to see the possibilities of all our exceptional learners we would like to hear from you.
  • References

    For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

    Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

    About us

    From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-

    term and respite mental healthcare.

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