Residence Manager - Social Care

Oswestry, Shropshire
per annum
14 Mar 2017
23 Mar 2017
Contract Type

Residence Manager - Social Care


Salary £25,916 to £29,999 per annum


Derwen College is an Ofsted “Outstanding” College and currently rated “Good” by the CQC. We support students with learning difficulties and disabilities to live the life they want and to be as independent as they can be. We work hard to develop the skills needed for employment and independent living - our aim is to recruit the best staff possible to deliver this first class experience to our students.


We currently have an exciting opportunity within our Care Provision. Reporting to the Registered & Social Care Manager you will be responsible for the quality assurance and ongoing improvement of the residence including management of staff and resources, and responsibility for student progress.


 Key Role Specific Responsibilities:

  • Line manage a team of Care and Independence Support Workers
  • Manage staffing levels and staff rotas
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and implement all policies and procedures
  • Plan, develop and deliver care plans
  • Ensure that all aspects of the Independence Health and Wellbeing program are delivered to agreed standards
  • Deliver personal care and independence skills
  • Ensure that student progress is captured and recorded in care records
  • Take an active role in student reviews and multi-disciplinary team meetings
  • Pastoral support, liaison with families, social workers and counsellors
  • Safeguarding awareness and promotion in all aspects of the job to promote the welfare of young vulnerable adults

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Significant Management experience (essential)
  • Level 3 relevant professional qualification (essential)
  • Level 4/5 relevant professional qualification (desirable)
  • Proven success of working within a similar role
  • Knowledge of CQC framework
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Outstanding communication skills with individuals/staff at all levels
  • Highly motivated individual

The Benefits:

We can offer the right candidate a well-resourced and modern working environment, situated in a beautiful rural setting.  We have a fantastic array of employee benefits including Derwen campus shopping and leisure facilities, final salary pension scheme, extensive annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, flexible working and continual professional development.

For further information and to obtain an application form please e-mail

The closing date for applications is Thursday 23rd March 2017.