Care Lead – Sensory Team
Henshaws College, Harrogate
Closing date: Tuesday, 2nd Mar 2021
Hourly rate: £11.70 per hour/£24,417.67 per annum
Location: Henshaws College, Harrogate
Hours per Week: 42
Working Weeks: 43 weeks per year
Annual Leave: 25 days Annual leave plus 10 bank holidays (Pro-rata for term-time and part-time posts)
DBS : Enhanced with Adult & Child barring
Henshaws Specialist College is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower children and young people living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want. Whether that’s preparing for employment, making friends or learning to live more independently, we enable our students to make their aspirations possible and goals a reality.
We are looking for a Care Lead to manage the House for our Sensory Students based at Henshaws College
To manage a service to ensure that it meets all regulatory framework within OFSTED and CQC and delivers outstanding, person centred care for our students.
Key responsibilities will include:
Manage any deputies under your supervision.
Manage a team of enablers, carrying out regular supervisions, appraisals and observations in order to provide appropriate feedback and support individuals’ to develop and progress their skills.
Challenge poor practice and ensure that concerns are raised with the Safeguarding Board as required.
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Willingness to assist students with any personal care requirements as needed.
Knowledge of care work and what this will involve including understanding dignity and respect
NVQ 5/Diploma in Health and Social Care or a willingness to achive within a 2 year period.
Closing date Tuesday 2nd March 2021 – 12 Noon
To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.
Registered Charity No: 221888