Residence Manager

Up to £29,999
02 Nov 2016
Job Sector
Care & Social Work
Contract Type
Full Time

Residence Manager based in Oswestry, Shropshire offering a salary of up to £29,999

Derwen College is an Ofsted “Outstanding” college. We support students with learning difficulties and disabilities to live the life they want and to be as independent as they can be. We work hard to develop the skills needed for employment and independent living - our aim is to recruit the best possible staff to deliver this first class experience to our students.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Residence Manager to join our Residential Services Team. This role will be responsible for the quality assurance and on-going improvement of a residence including the management of staff, resources and student progress

The key role responsibilities of the Residence Manager are:

  • Line manage a team of Care & Independence Support Workers
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and implement all policies and procedures
  • Provide evidence of CQC compliance and ensure any action plans are actioned effectively
  • Plan, develop and deliver care plans
  • Ensure all aspects of the Independence, Health & Wellbeing program are delivered to agreed standards
  • Deliver personal care and independence skills
  • Ensure that student progress is captured and recorded in the care records
  • Take an active role in student reviews and multi disciplinary team meetings
  • Pastoral support and liaison with families, social workers and counsellors
  • Safeguarding awareness and promotion in all aspects of the job to promote the welfare of vulnerable young adults

Person Specification:

  • Health & Social Care Level 3 as a minimum
  • Knowledge of the CQC framework
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Willingness to undertake extensive continuing professional development
  • Proven success of working within a similar role
  • A caring, compassionate and empathic nature
  • Outstanding communication skills 

We can offer the right candidate a well-resourced and modern working environment, situated in a beautiful rural setting.  We have a fantastic array of employee benefits including on-site shopping and leisure facilities, final salary pension scheme, substantial annual leave, flexible working arrangements and extensive continual professional development.

Closing date - 17th November 2016