Deputy Head of Care DIL

Cambian Group
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Deputy Head of Care
Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week
Salary: £26,500 per annum.
Location: Corbridge, Northumberland.

Ready to achieve your personal best?

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Deputy Head of Care .

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Cambian Dilston College

Cambian Dilston College provides further education to students with learning disabilities between the ages of 16-25 years. We provide both day and residential provision. Our aim is to prepare the students for the next stage in their lives by developing their personal, social and practical abilities enabling them to develop employability skills and to live as independently as possible.

Job Role

To support the Head of Care and Registered Manager in providing an excellent level of care to all of our students. To oversee the day to day care provision and liaise with the relevant stakeholders to update on the progress of learners. To work with the staff team to ensure that safeguarding is robust and effective, including the reporting of incidents in a timely manner. To work with the Senior Learning Support staff to ensure that we meet our regulatory duties across the residential provision and strive for excellence.

Candidate Profile

You will be enthusiastic, committed and flexible. You should have knowledge of child/adult safeguarding procedures and an understanding of challenging behaviour and positive behaviour approaches. You should have knowledge of the CQC Fundamental standards and understand how these apply to this setting. You should be able to work a rota pattern which could incorporate a mixture of days, evenings and weekends.

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.