New College Worcester (NCW) - Senior Houseparent


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Contact Karol Keenan
01905 763933
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New College Worcester - a nationally regarded non-maintained special school, devoted to the education of visually impaired young people aged 11 – 19. NCW has a ‘Good’ OFSTED report, and an Outstanding OFSTED Care report. We are seeking to appoint from September 2018:

SENIOR HOUSEPARENT (ref: C174/0518)
Full time – term time only (45 hours per week, evenings and weekend working with two consecutive days off per week). NJC SCP 23 – 28 (£21,057 - £24,717) dependent on experience and qualifications.
Significantly subsidised family accommodation is available.

Ask yourself:….Could you guide and support a house of exceptional young people?
Do you believe that every young person should be supported to reach their potential?

The Senior Houseparent role at NCW oversees and leads one of our houses at the College, ensuring that staff work effectively to support children to access opportunities and achieve. With oversight of rotas, house budgets, assessments and contact with parents/carers and other professionals, amongst other tasks, this is a busy role which offers enormous reward in seeing our young people develop through adolescence. The post includes a leading role, both in the house and as part of the Care Management Team with visibility across the College, as well as considerable day to day direct work with children and sleep-in responsibilities.

It is a pre-requisite of the post that Senior Houseparents either live on site in individual three bedroom accommodation, with a significantly reduced rent, or within 30 minutes from College. For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Karol Keenan (Head of Care, email: kkeenan@ncw.co.uk ) or Mick Madden (Deputy Head of Care) on 01905 763933 or apply online at www.ncw.co.uk/vacancies. CVs alone are not accepted.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 23 May 2018
Applications will be acknowledged by email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

INTERVIEWS: Tue 5 June (evening) and Wed 6 June (day time)
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