We are looking to recruit a Registered Manager, who can make a positive impact on the lives of children and develop people and teams to deliver high quality care.
We are a family run organisation which provides therapeutic residential childcare for children aged 7-17 years who have suffered abuse and neglect in their lives.
The children we care for require intensive therapeutic support within a nurturing and containing environment where their attachment difficulties, developmental delays and unmet needs can be understood and outcomes achieved.
You will manage two homes and a team of up to 12 people. You will be working as part of management team to ensure that the highest quality care is delivered to children within our care. We will want you to provide a stable and secure environment for vulnerable, challenging children and young people.
To lead, motivate, supervise, support and monitor a team of staff to set, achieve and maintain a high standard of care. You need to identify individual training and development needs, undertake staff appraisals and ensure and ensure that training and development plans are monitored and met.
Ideally, some experience in management in the field would be preferred, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field.
Previous managerial experience in the children’s homes care sector
Excellent communication &organisational skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team.
A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature.
Good working knowledge of regulatory standards.
Strong decision making skills
Essential for the role
Must have full licence, ideally clean (but no more than 6 points as a maximum) and access to a motor vehicle for work purposes.
Worked for at least 2 years in a children’s residential care setting within the last 5 years.
At least 1 years’ experience supervising and managing professional staff.
Attained a Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Care or equivalent.
Have appropriate experience, qualifications and skills to manage the home effectively and lead the care of children.
Be physically and mentally fit to manage the home.
Vacancy Type Full Time – Permanent
Salary from £30-35k per annum + bonuses
Hours Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm but will require flexibility to suit the needs of homes.
Holidays – 33 days including statutory holidays
Clear career progression
Comprehensive training & management development program
Health care plan (after 12 months of employment)
Employee assistance program