Manual Handling Coordinator

Location North Chailey, East Sussex

Salary Circa £32k pro rata (22.2 hours per week)

Application Deadline 4 November 2020

Job Summary

Chailey Heritage Foundation are seeking to recruit a Manual Handling Coordinator, to lead the coordination of manual handling, supporting staff training and competencies to deliver best practice, and completing manual handling assessments of all young people, ensuring we meet all regulatory requirements.

Working 22.2 hours per week, reporting directly to the Director of Social Care, the successful candidate will be a model of excellent practice, working with our multidisciplinary teams to drive the development of our staff across the site.

Chailey Heritage Foundation is one of the leading centres in the UK for children and young people with complex neurodisabilities so Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy qualifications are essential for the delivery of this role, as well as a recognised Manual Handling Assessor Training Qualification such as EDGE, or similar.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to support us in the delivery of our strategic goals; for a full understanding of the role and its requirements, please read the attached job description.

Why join us?

  • Competitive rates of pay starting circa £32k per annum, pro rated
  • Pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Excellent Working Hours - Full Time hours are 33 hours per week on a rotating shift pattern.
  • Career Development - Opportunity to work towards a funded qualification in Health and Social Care
  • Comprehensive benefits package (please click here for further details)
  • Support & Guidance - You will be guided and supported by a team of dedicated trained staff


Chailey Heritage Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS disclosure is required.

Chailey Heritage Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its young people and staff. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As part of our recruitment process, Chailey Heritage Foundation (CHF) collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. CHF is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data to meet its obligations under GDPR. Please ensure you have reviewed our privacy policy prior to completing an application with us.

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The 'My Benefits' Package

Staff at Chailey Heritage Foundation have access to a comprehensive benefits package.

Refer a Friend If you know of an external candidate who you believe might be suitable for any o... We are family friendly! CHF have a range of family-friendly policies aimed at helping our staff to manag... Active Discounts The place for all the best savings on everything from holidays to fitness tracke... Annual Leave A generous annual leave scheme, entitlements rising with length of service... Appreciation Awards Our Appreciation Awards are presented in Love 2 Shop vouchers at key milest... Car Leasing Due to our rural location, we understand the need for our staff to have safe and... Cycle 2 Work As part of our commitment to improve the health and wellbeing of our staff, we h... Employee Assistance We are committed to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of our employees. We... Family Discounts To help improve your work, life and family balance, we are delighted to offer yo... Gym Discounts It feels good to be healthy and exercise is known to boost your mood and wellbei... Health Care Cash Plan Looking after your health is important but it can be costly. Sovereign Health Ca... Mobile Phone Discounts Do you want a great deal on your next mobile phone contract? If so, Voice Mobile... Onsite Facilities You will also have access to the onsite gym, at a cost of £15 pcm. Staff a... Pension We are pleased to offer Aviva as our pension provider. Our pension is run in lin...
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