Children's Registered Manager (LD) – Sutton – £40K £55k, a £2k sign-on bonus upon successful approval. Plus Annual Bonus, & Perks…
We are currently seeking a conscientious Children Registered Manager with a proven track record with Ofsted to lead our brand-new residential home for children and young people with learning disabilities, Autism, and complex needs in Sutton. Could this be the perfect role for you?
We offer a quality support network and vast training opportunities to develop your skills and strive to get the best out of your career!
Main Job Purpose:
To be responsible for the effective day-to-day running of the residential home, to be responsible for a team of staff and work allocations, as well as undertaking direct work with children in the residential home when necessary. To be responsible for all aspects of the residential premises.
* Proven track record with Ofsted of either a 'Good' or 'Outstanding' rating
* Sound knowledge of safeguarding regulations and Children's Residential care policies and procedures: Very good knowledge of care standards; including child protection and demonstrable experience of managing a similar service supporting children with a severe learning difficulty.
* Experience in managing successful Ofsted registered homes with children or young people with one or more of the following conditions/diagnoses (i.e. Downs Syndrome, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, speech and language difficulties coupled with other health-related, mental or physical difficulties).
* An NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management (children and young people) or currently working towards it.
Roles and Responsibilities:
To ensure that the young people’s needs are recognised and met. This includes ensuring that they are free from discrimination within the home and to challenge discrimination from outside the home.
To protect young people from harm in and outside the home.
To manage the home in compliance with Ofsted, legislation, and the ethos and policies of the company.
To provide leadership, guidance, and management of the staff team.
To oversee and participate in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the individual young people’s care plans.
To be involved in the safe recruitment of staff.
To be involved in the monitoring and where necessary the disciplinary of staff.
To develop and maintain good working relationships with parents, social workers, schools, and other professionals concerned with the welfare of young people.
To use the home as a model to support and develop the social skills of young people.
To ensure that the home provides an environment that is safe and sensitive to the needs of young people being looked after.
To maintain a good understanding of child protection and safeguarding procedures.
To maintain good communication systems, including handovers, staff meetings, logbooks, and regular meetings with the Heads/Directors or their representatives.
To fully participate in the organisation’s quality assurance systems providing regular reports and updates to the Head of Service and/or Directors.
What's in it for you?
Full-time, Permanent role
Full induction and on the job training
Salary negotiable – above market rate & generous bonus scheme
Bank holiday rate and full holiday pay
Fast growing company with fast-track managerial programme for staff
Ongoing learning and development to further your career
Salary Reviews and Quarterly Incentives
Opportunity to become a partner
Full support from the Owner/Director
Managing successful Ofsted registered children's homes (with the conditions/diagnosis mentioned above): 2 years (preferred)
NVQ Level 5 in children and young people (preferred)
We look forward to hearing from you