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Abbey School

Residential Team Leader – Waking Nights

We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, proactive and hard-working Team Leader to supervise waking nights at our residential provision Abbey Green. The ideal candidate will be committed to improving outcomes for children and young people with SEN and/or disability and their families. As a Team Leader you will be an integral part of the team, therefore, it is essential that you can work effective as a team player, whilst also leading the team of night staff. The team leader will have a role in the maintenance and development of a safe and secure holistic caring environment where our young people can thrive and engage.

This role would involve to fully support the daily needs of our young people and deliver the highest quality of care to those who reside in Abbey Green Residential Setting between the hours of 9:45pm and 7:45 am. This is a full time, permanent role, with a start date of as soon as possible.

For further information please download the Recruitment Pack below which contains a detailed job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 27th May 2022
Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by: Tuesday 28th May 2022
Interview date: 29th May 2022

Please complete an application form as soon as possible. Completed application forms should be returned to recruitment@abbeyschool.com with a covering letter addressed to the Residential Care Manager, Miss Dawn Kervin. Alternatively, application forms with covering letters can be sent by post to Abbey School, 10-11 Abbey Square, Chester, CH1 2HU. Please be advised that we only accept fully completed application forms.

Applicants shortlisted for interview will be asked to complete a written task as part of the interview process.

Recruitment Pack
Application Form

Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The safeguarding responsibilities of this post are to uphold Abbey School policies to protect and safeguard pupils and vulnerable adults in order to secure their health, safety and wellbeing.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are ‘spent’ unless ‘protected’ under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, race, sex, pregnancy and maternity, marriage/civil partnerships, religion/belief, or sexual orientation.