Deputy Care Lead
Henshaws College Harrogate
Closing date: Monday, 6th Dec 2021
Salary: £11.43 per hour/£23,774.40
Annual Leave 25 days plus 10 Statutory holidays (pro-rata for part time / term time roles)
DBS Enhanced with child & adult barring
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Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower young people aged 16-25 living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want.
We are looking to recruit two Deputy Care Leads to work as part of a team providing specialist care and learning support for students
To manage a team of SEN Care Support Workers to provide a safe, effective, responsive, caring and well-led service that focuses on a person centred approach to meet the care and learning needs of our students.
Key responsibilities will include:
Manage a team of SEN Care Support Workers, 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.
Write and review person centred, accurate care plans and risk assessments, liaising with colleagues across the college to deliver a holistic approach.
Be responsible for monitoring your teams training, ensuring that safe levels of mandatory and service specific training is maintained at all times.
Support the Care Lead with recruitment and retention for your service.
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
A 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 2/Diploma in Health and Social Care
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