Head of Care/Registered Manager
For Residential Special School and Independent Specialist College
(Ensuring compliance with DfE National Minimum Standards and Care Quality Commission requirements)
Salary Band: NJC Grade 10 (SCP 37-40) £39,782 - £42,683 pay award pending
£35,957 - £38,579 (pro rata)
Full time: 39 week (term time) + 2 additional weeks + 6 weeks per year,
full-time (37 hours per week)
Start Date: As soon as possible Status: Permanent
Closing Date for applications: 13 May 2021 Interviews will be held: 25 May 2021
The Head of Care will be a key member of the leadership and management team who provide leadership and strategic management of the organisation (St Rose’s School including the Nursery and St Martin’s Centre). The Head of Care will be specifically responsible to the Principal and Governing body for all care provision at St Roses.
The Head of Care will work with the Principal and the Lead Nurse to ensure we are fully compliant with the regulatory requirements of the Department for Education National Minimum Standards for Residential Special Schools and are fully compliant with regulatory and legislative requirements of the Care Quality Commission.
The Head of Care will work with the Principal and Lead Nurse to implement quality management and improvement systems across all residential provision. Monitoring standards on an on-going basis and identifying areas for improvement will be key to ensuring the high standard of care that we are so proud to deliver.
Other key responsibilities are detailed in the job description, available upon request.
St Rose's is a non-maintained special school for pupils with severe, complex, profound and multiple learning difficulties. We have provision from 2 to 25 years; with our post-19 students attending St Martin’s, our on-site college. We have on-site residential provisions for school pupils and post-19 students and employ our own nurses, therapists and care team. We also have our own hydrotherapy pool which is used by our own students and hired to external users.
St Rose’s is an inspiring, stimulating and rewarding place to work, where new challenges abound.
We have a strong commitment to support staff in continuing their professional development, and we offer many ways to achieve this. Our staff enjoy a strong sense of community and professional support, as well as a lively and cheerful environment to work in. In addition there are many other benefits for staff, including a central Stroud location with easy access to buses and trains; on-site parking, attractive grounds, low-cost lunches and subsidised nursery places.
Candidates will require an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references prior to taking up the post. Applications should be made by application form only. CV’s will not be accepted.
St Rose's School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.