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HOME MANAGER - 52 weeks per year &163;33,743 - &163;36,467 per Annum Permanent position 41 hours per week. All year round Bradstow is a creative and unique residential school for children between the ages of 5 & 19. It is situated in 13 acres of parkland just a few hundred metres from the sandy beaches of Broadstairs. We seek to meet the needs of children and young people with autism and severe learning difficulties with associated behaviours that may be challenging. We have achieved national recognition for our developments in Communication and Behaviour Management. Duties include: Acting as team leader for a group of staff and undertaking day to day supervision of their work. Ensuring the implementation of policies formulated by the management team. Making decisions regarding the appropriate care of students, deployment of staff etc, and informing the Registered Manager as appropriate. Supporting the team of care workers and advising on good working practice. Training of new members of staff. Intervening when required to diffuse difficult situations or assist care workers in a manner supportive to their role. Ensuring parents are informed of their child’s progress and any issues relating to their child. The hours for this post include split shifts, some starts from 7.30am, some finishes at 10.00pm and weekend work. For this post you will need to be willing to commit to achieving the Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare within 2 years of beginning employment at the school (if not already achieved). For all posts we look for candidates who are mature, warm, creative and open to learning with a patient and caring attitude to deal sensitively with vulnerable children. Benefits include a competitive pension, excellent training and development opportunities and private healthcare. Interviews will involve a presentation & all applicants are advised to prepare in advance To apply, please download an application pack from our website or request an application pack.