Registered Charity No.1124523
The Deaf Academy has an exciting opportunity within our Children’s Home for an experienced manager either already within the Deaf residential care sector or who wishes to build on their experience and develop both Deaf and BSL skills. If not already held, sponsorship will be provided to achieve BSL level qualifications up to Level 3 and the Level 5 in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare.
Working at the Deaf Academy, you can be certain that you are part of a team that does its utmost to inspire and enable our young people to thrive. Preparing young people for a happy, healthy and fulfilling future is what it’s all about for us.
Please enquire about our generous Relocation Package.
With the responsibility for our beautiful four bedroom home in Exmouth which specialises in supporting Deaf young people, you will be a proven leader and will support our team of Residential Support Workers in providing warm and nurturing care.
Your strong leadership and management skills will enable you to manage a busy workload whilst ensuring that the outcomes for children and young people are front and centre of everything you do. You will share our absolute commitment to safeguarding children and young people and demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of child protection, risk management and working with external services and professionals.
We are looking for an innovative individual who can take the home to the next level in providing outstanding care and developing an outstanding team.
You will have a keen eye for detail as well as excellent skills in quality assurance and improvement. A very good understanding of the Children’s Home Quality Standards and Regulations is essential to the role, as well as exceptional reporting and presentation skills.
The children and young people we support are Deaf but also come with additional complex needs. Although you may not have worked with Deaf young people before, you will be committed to learning British Sign Language and have extensive knowledge of the needs of children and young people in care.
The role will be challenging and fast paced but very rewarding and with a positive, solution focused approach as well as creativity and a willingness to be hands on, you will transform the lives of the children and young people within the home.
Our offer to you
• Group Personal Pension including 8% employer contribution;
• Life assurance scheme of x3 the employees actual salary;
• Sponsorship to achieve British Sign Language (BSL) qualifications up to Level 3;
• Recruitment referral bonus scheme of £500 in total;
• Free on-site parking (Academy site);
• Cycle to work scheme;
• The opportunity to join a committed team of professionals working together to secure high achievement for all our young people;
• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay;
• Access to a 24/7 Employee assistance program;
• Opportunity to work in caring and supportive home, part of a larger Charity and located within a very close proximity to the beach.
We offer a relocation package to candidates who move house into this area for this job role. If you would like more details with regards to this package, please contact Matt Bryan, Head of Human Resources & Workforce Development, by emailing email@example.com.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS and reference check is required.
The Academy is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands and final warnings that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).
For an informal discussion about role and to obtain a job description and person specification, please contact Matt Bryan, Head of Human Resources & Workforce Development, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www. thedeafacademy.ac.uk (‘Work for us’ section).
Please apply by noon the closing date.
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationEast DevonDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupSocial Care & Health
- Salary Details
£37,356 - £40,629 (based on qualifications attained)
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull Time
37 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required