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A personal account of a young persons journey during a welfare stay at a Secure Children’s Home

A secure welfare placement is a placement route which is not taken lightly by a local authority as it entails depriving a young person of their liberty. When this decision is taken, a young person can be informed of the

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MP Dr Phillip Lee Visit to Clayfields House

Dr Phillip Lee tweeted about his visit commenting on the great work done educating and caring for some of the most challenging young people in Britain. Thank you to Linda Wright and all of the staff at Clayfields House, a

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Job Opportunity at Atkinson SCH, Exeter – Deputy Manager

The Atkinson SCH is seeking a highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic manager with excellent communication skills to join the Atkinson team. For more information and to apply please click on the following link: https://www.devonjobs.gov.uk/social-care-health-childrens-social-work-service-and-child-protection-deputy-manager-atkinson/58693.job

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Job Opportunity at Clayfields House, Nottinghamshire – Intervention Worker Full Time

Due to the promotion of one of our Intervention Workers we need to recruit a new team member. You will deliver high quality, innovative programme and intervention work for children either 1:1 or in groups in order to reduce offending

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Improving Mental Health Support for our Children and Young People

On the the 6th November the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) launched it’s report ‘Improving mental health support for our children and young people’ at the House of Lords. Linda Wright from Clayfields House Secure Unit represented SAN and

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The Secure Welfare Co-ordination Unit for England and Wales

The Secure Welfare Co-ordination Unit went live on the 16th May 2016 within England. From the 2nd October 2017 Welsh local authorities will also be able to access the services it provides when seeking a place for a child in

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Job Opportunity at Clayfields House, Nottinghamshire – Assistant Unit Leader

Assistant Unit Leader: permanent Salary between £25,951 and £30,153 plus enhancements. This is an opportunity to work at an establishment judged to be “Outstanding” by Ofsted. There are currently vacancies available at Clayfields House secure children’s home in Nottinghamshire. As

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Employment Opportunities at Vinney Green

The Vinney Green Secure Unit in South Gloucestershire has two employment opportunities. Please follow the links below for further details and applications. Head of Care (part-time/permanent) http://jobs.southglos.gov.uk/JobDetails.aspx/7380/Head_of_Care___Vinney_Green_Secure_Unit/?Ssimple=vinney&SSectors=-1&SSalary=-1 Closing date: 17th August 2017 Night Care Assistant (full-time/permanent) http://jobs.southglos.gov.uk/JobDetails.aspx/7384/Night_Care_Assistant___Vinney_Green_Secure_Unit/?Ssimple=vinney&SSectors=-1&SSalary=-1 Closing date: 20th

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Job Opportunities at Clayfields House, Nottinghamshire – Assistant Unit Leaders

Assistant Unit Leader: four permanent posts and one temporary post Salary between £25,440 and £29,558 plus enhancements. This is an opportunity to work at an establishment judged to be “Outstanding” by Ofsted. There are currently vacancies available at Clayfields House

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Job Opportunity at Adel Beck – Deputy Service Manager

Adel Beck Secure Children’s Home are are seeking a Deputy Service Manager (Secure Accommodation) who will directly line manage our three 8 bedded secure units and lead on restorative practice. The successful candidate will be a proven outstanding leader who

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