Job Description

Salary: £27,344 – £28,371 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Wednesday 22 February 2023
Interview date: Monday 6 March 2023

How to apply: To obtain an application pack, contact the school on 01323 893138

or email



Competitive salary and working hours, excellent staff welfare package and Local Government pension scheme


Full time – 13 weeks holiday per year (school holidays), no weekend work.

Annual salary – Scale 6 Pt 18 to 20 – £27,344 to £28,371

Location – Approximately 8 miles from Eastbourne and 12 miles from Brighton.

Due to increasing demand we require a Houseparent to join our established Care Team at Bowden House Residential Special School.

The successful candidates will be an innovative, flexible, conscientious individuals who is caring, kind and passionate.

Experience within a care/education environment is required even though full training will be given through our extensive CPD programme.

All candidates will be required to either have passed or be prepared to undertake a Health & Social Care Diploma (L3) course, unless an equivalent qualification has been awarded.

To obtain an application pack, contact the school on 01323 893138

or email

Closing date:  22 February 2023

The school is committed to the Safeguarding and Protection of Children. We appoint staff in positions of trust and it is our duty under Safer Recruitment to ensure that they are fit to work with vulnerable young people. References and an enhanced DBS that are satisfactory to us, will be a condition of appointment.

We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunity throughout our workforce and in service delivery. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

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