Children's Registered Manager (LD) – Hounslow – £45K-£50k, a £2k sign-on bonus upon successful approval. Plus, Performance Bonus, & Perks…
Are you looking for a step up in your career? Or the challenge of opening a new Children’s Residential Home? Are you familiar with Ofsted regulations? Are you enthusiastic about the wellbeing of children? If so, we have the perfect Children's Registered Manager post for you!
Main Job Purpose:
To be responsible for effective day to day running of the Children's 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.
* You must have 5 or more years’ experience in a residential childcare setting (successful Ofsted registered homes with children or young people with one or more of the following conditions/diagnosis (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 children and young people or currently working towards it.
* Very good knowledge of care standards and Ofsted regulations; including child protection and demonstrable experience of managing a similar service supporting children with severe learning difficulty.
* Level 5 qualification 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 the 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 the young people.
To use the home as a model to support and develop the social skills of the 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, log books and regular meetings with the Heads/Directors or their representatives.
To fully participate in the organisation 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
Salary negotiable – above market rate & generous bonus scheme
Fast growing company
Ongoing learning and development to further your career
Performance Reviews and Incentives
Full support from the Owner/Director
We look forward to hearing from you