Head of Care

£51,614 - £56,950 plus on-call/sleep-in allowance of £4,400
05 Mar 2012
30 Mar 2012
Full Time
Contract Type

Hamilton Lodge
A non-maintained special school and college for deaf young people

Head of Care
£51,614 - £56,950 plus on-call/sleep-in allowance of £4,400
Full-time, permanent post predominantly working term time, although some school holiday work is required

We are seeking a Head of Care who can provide the vision, leadership and management to provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment for our residential pupils and students. 

To be successful, you will be someone who: 

  •  Has a proven a track record of achieving excellence within the care sector. 
  • Can provide the leadership, managerial direction, guidance and support to staff at all levels. 
  • Has a flexible, efficient, sensitive and confidential approach to the role and display excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Will be an effective member of the Senior Leadership Team and act as a representative of our organisation with external agencies. 
  • Has an up-to-date knowledge of current working practices in residential special schools, as well as the ability to review relevant policies and procedures. 
  • Can monitor the quality of care provided to respond to inspection requirements. 
  • Has experience of effective budget and resource management. 
  • Has appropriate professional qualifications (minimum NVQ Level 3).

For further details and an application form, please visit www.hamiltonlsc.co.uk or email: admin@hamiltonlsc.co.uk

Closing date: Friday, 30th March 2012.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be required to undertake a new criminal record check via the Criminal Records Bureau.

Registered charity number 307066.

7-9 Walpole Road, Brighton BN2 0LS
Tel: 01273 682362 • Fax: 01273 695742