The below list of benefits are available to you from the start of your employment with us:
Blue Light Card
Employee Assistance Programme
Support gaining extra qualifications through our inhouse Learning and Development department along side industry leading experts
The below benefits are available after 12 months of employment:
Life Assurance (x2 of the basic salary)
Critical Illness Cover (x1 basic annual salary paid up front)
Medicash (Money back in your packet to cover a wide range of medical, health and wellbeing expenses of up to £880)
Here at Oakwood we look to create an environment where independence and community inclusion can flourish. We do this by providing opportunities for the young people we support to learn new skills and build on existing skills within their home and in their local community; everyday life skills that will give them a sense of achievement and increased opportunity for the future.
As Home Lead you will be an experienced and/or highly motivated individual with the enthusiasm and empathy to support young adults with Autism and associated challenging behaviours as they make the journey into adult life.
You will ensure the highest quality of service is provided for our students through their person centred pathway transition plans and that staff are encouraged and supported to achieve and exceed their full potential; addressing any staffing approaches that differ from those set by the Senior Leadership Team.
To be responsible for the overall management of your allocated home within whilst ensuring that you offer support and guidance to staff from across all areas of the College, promoting a 'one team' approach.
To work under the guidance and direction of the Registered Manager and in collaboration with fellow seniors and enablers in order to achieve and maintain high professional standards of support and training. Including the supervision and appraisal of residential staff under your line management.
To lead the residential home enabling Residential Education Workers to respond effectively and sensitively to the broad ranging and often complex social, emotional, educational and recreational needs of young adults with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, within residential & educational environments.
To lead on the supervision and appraisal of Senior/Residential Education Workers under your line management. You will also be responsible for the induction, training and the ongoing training development of your supervisees. You will also be responsible for the facilitation of staff meetings and ensure that minutes are recorded and actions monitored.
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.