Sunfield Children’s Home – Clent, Stourbridge, DY9 9PB
40 Hours per week (flexible rota inc weekends & bank holidays)/ 52 Weeks per year
£33,000 – £35,000 (Dependent on qualifications and experience)
Sunfield School and Children’s Home, part of the Ruskin Mill Trust Group is a thriving independent residential special school and charity, set within 58 acres of idyllic parkland and nestled on the slopes of the Clent Hills.
Sunfield provides innovative and experiential education, developed out of the inspiration of Rudolf Steiner, William Morris and John Ruskin and supports young people (6 – 19 years) with complex learning needs, including autism and PDA. On-site resources include a state-of-the-art sensory integration suite and family accommodation, along with resident carers, teachers, psychologists, therapists and healthcare professionals.
We are now looking to appoint a Home Manager to lead and manage a home within Sunfield’s Social Care Provision, enabling, inspiring and developing an outstanding home for children and young people in accordance with The Children’s Home (England) Regulations 2015 and Quality Standard’s for Children’s Homes. The successful candidate will also oversee a care team and would be fully supported in your career development and supervision.
Prospective candidates should be able to demonstrate experience of working in a Children’s Home at a senior level and hold a Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People (or equivalent) and have a desire to work towards attaining a Level 5 Diploma as soon as they start.
This is a full-time position within our 24/ 7 services and staff will need to work according to a flexible rota (including weekends and bank holidays).
Although challenging, working at Sunfield is incredibly rewarding and in return we offer competitive salaries and a private pension scheme. In addition staff receive;
Closing date: Sunday 18th November 2018 (Sunfield reserve the right to close the advert earlier).
For further information and to apply visit www.sunfield.org.uk or contact the HR Team on 01562 882 253 (switchboard).
Alternatively please complete an application form (sorry no CV’s) by “clicking” on the links below, which includes information on how to complete your application form.
Access the Sunfield Job Application Form here.
Access the Application Form Guidance here.
Access the Sunfield Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here.
Access the Job Description here.
Access the Steiner Education Study here.
This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for both Adults and Children, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.
Sunfield Children’s Home is a registered charity (No. 527522) and an equal opportunities employer. Sunfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.