Residential Services Manager
Permanent Full Time role
37 hours per week (52 weeks per year) plus one evening shift per week
SP 26 - £27,015.00 per annum
On-site accommodation provided, the post holder will be required to live permanently on site
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based in the North of England. We offer a wide-ranging curriculum to our Further Education students, including Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Management, Countryside and the Environment, Engineering, Equine, Floristry, Motorsport, Outdoor Adventure Sport, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness, Uniformed Public Services and Veterinary Nursing. We also have a thriving University Centre at York offering a range of courses from Foundation degrees to Masters level.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative individual who will lead the management of exceptional Residential and enrichment provision to our students at our York campus. You will co-ordinate all aspects of the residential provision ensuring the outstanding delivery of safeguarding, supervision and welfare of our residential students. We currently have around 350 residential students, both under and over 18 years old and a mix of Further and Higher Education students.
For our residential students, we want you to create an environment where students feel safe and supported and able to achieve their potential, reaping the benefits of the residential experience. We expect our students to maintain high standards of behaviour, attendance and achievement and you will have a key role to play here in supporting them.
In addition you will be responsible for the co-ordination of enrichment activities for both day and residential students, working closely with the Student Union to ensure a wide-range of activities and volunteering opportunities are made available.
You will be an individual for whom the driving force will be to create an exceptional student experience, unafraid of delivering change, someone who is able to develop a good rapport with students and who is positive and has a flexible approach to work. You should have a good understanding of the issues that affect young people that may be a barrier to them achieving their potential, as well as potential solutions to those issues. You will also have the presence of mind to manage any complex or challenging situations in an effective way and have great communication skills with a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external to the college.
This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to enrich the lives of students, ensuring their stay at Askham Bryan College is a safe, enjoyable and rewarding experience.
We offer a dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work. Our employees enjoy a range of generous benefits including 35 days annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays, pension scheme, free parking as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.
Successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check.
For more information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
Closing date: Midnight - Sunday 25th April 2021
Interview Date: Tuesday 27th April 2021
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment.
The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.