Care Manager - The Forum School

Cambian Group
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Care Manager
Salary: £30, 482 per annum
Permanent, Full Time
Location: The Forum School, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum, Dorset

Are you a Care Manager looking for a new challenge?

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

The Forum School

The Forum is a successful residential special school, catering for young people aged 7 to 19 with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders and other associated disorders.

Job Profile

As Care Manager it will be your responsibility, alongside the other Care Managers, to support the Care Services Manager in leading and managing the care services being provided across the school. This will include responsibility for staff, budgets, resources and reporting. A key function of this role is to ensure that the staff you are responsible for provide a positive and supportive working environment and lifestyle for the students. You would also have responsibility on a rota basis to do night visits and be the Senior on Call. Annual leave can only be taken in negotiation with your colleagues and the Care Services Manager.

Operating on a proactive and developmental level, you will assist to drive the quality of care services forward at the school, therefore making valuable contributions to the Group as a whole. You will achieve this through advising, creating, monitoring and evaluating the implementation of individual care and activity plans for the students.

Candidate Profile

This role requires an individual with a QCF level 3 qualification and willingness to work towards further qualifications related to working with children/adults as well as a trainer qualification. You should have at least 2 years significant experience of managing / supervising a team in a care setting in the past 5 years and also proven experience of working effectively with people with learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders similar to the Forum School and knowledge of Child Safeguarding procedures.

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.