Head of Care

Salary: £36,417.57 to £42,660.58

Closing Date: 18 Nov 2019

Company Name: MacIntyre Academies - Endeavour House

Nature of the Company: MacIntyre Academies is a Multi-Academy Trust for special schools and specialist alternative provision. We believe all children and young people deserve the best education possible. As a Trust we're ambitious for our children and their families, and we want them to be as ambitious for themselves in turn.

Responsibilities: We are currently recruiting for an inspirational and facilitative Head of Care to join the leadership team at this exciting Academy. As the Head of Care you will be the Registered Manager for the Children’s Home, Endeavour House, as specified in the Children’s Homes Regulations 2001 and will fulfil the obligations set out in the National Minimum Standards for Children’s Homes 2002. The Leadership team within the Children’s home is comprised of a Deputy, 2 Team Leaders and a Service Co-ordinator.

You will lead them to deliver an outstanding quality of support and care to students on a full time and short breaks placement within the Academy. You will be responsible for the day to day management of the home, promoting a student-centred caring environment through high standards of professional practice, which are conducive to the physical, emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual needs of the children and young people. This also includes acting as the dedicated Child Protection and Safeguarding Officer within the Academy.

Benefits: We can offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and local government pension scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme upon successful completion of probationary period, an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and well-being as well as full induction, training and career opportunities.

Experience: Ideally you will be a Registered Manager within a children’s home, have an NVQ level 4 in Child Care or equivalent and be prepared to work towards other qualifications. You will have practical experience of working with children and young people who have Autism and Severe Learning difficulties, be a confident, effective manager with knowledge of regulatory standards and requirements.

You will have demonstrative experience of leading large staff teams and be able to demonstrate you have a calm and organised approach to work under pressure and be able to work flexibly. You will need to have excellent written and verbal communications skills. There may also be a requirement to travel when necessary. We will require the post holder to be able to drive and have access to their own transport.

Job Ref: OACP/

Work Location: Oxford city,Oxfordshire,South Oxfordshire,Vale of Oxfordshire,West Oxfordshire

Salary Details: £36,417.57 to £42,660.58

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full Time

Hours: 38 hours per week

Closing Date: 18 Nov 2019