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Residential House Parent / Pastoral Support

AB-100
  • £16000 to £20000 Per: annum
  • Oxford Circus, South East,
  • Permanent
Meridian Business Support is seeking caring and nurturing individuals to work as Residential House Parents at an educational establishment in Oxford. The main objective of this role is to provide excellent care for boarders whilst leading and managing an individual boarding house in accordance with the current minimum Ofsted Framework (SCIFF) and the National Minimum Standards for Boarding Schools (5 Sept 2022).
You will be required to:
  • Support the provision of a stable, comfortable and secure Boarding environment in which students can develop self-reliance with managed support and guidance.
  • Establish parent trust in the safeguarding of their children and support the House Manager in the efficient running of the boarding residence.
  • As supporting House Parent, you will work within the boarding area during term time
  • You will share fully in the life of the whole boarding community
You will be responsible for:
  • Ensure the implementation and maintenance of National Minimum Standards within boarding house practices and processes.
  • Provide a safe and homely environment for boarders in their house and safeguard their welfare.
  • Be aware of, and comply with, current health and safety, safeguarding and child protection legislation and procedures, and uphold the school’s policy on child protection.
  • To partake and ensure the daily registrations are carried out effectively and according to school policy. Any absences immediately tracked down and accounted for
Experience Required:
  •  SVQ3 Qualification in Health & Social Care or equivalent (desirable)
  • Proven track record in boarding or similar childcare setting.
  • Experience of pastoral care of students in an educational setting.
  • Safeguarding experience and training up to Level 2.
  • Comprehensive First Aid Training including first response
It is essential that you are able to demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Kind, Caring, Nurturing and  Empathetic
  • Genuinely interested in the development and welfare of young people
  • Self-motivated, confident, committed and enthusiastic.
  • Full emotional and physical resilience, energy and perseverance.
  • Appreciation and understanding of the context of international education, with sensitivity to the diverse needs of international students and their families.
References and Enhanced Child and Adults DBS wil be requested prior to appointment for this role.

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