Registered Children's Home Manager

Recruiter
JobPaths4U Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
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Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a proven Childrens Home Registered Manager with excellent leadership skills.
This opportunity is working for a fantastic company who truly value their children in care as well as their staff.
The aim's of the home are to provide a safe haven in which children and young people can learn appropriate life skills and behaviour, which will help them to live fulfilling lives beyond their time and experience in care
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Protect children and young people from threats to health, welfare and normal development inside and outside of the home environment
  • Ensure home environment is appropriate and sensitive to needs of children and young people looked after
  • Managing the home through procedures, policies and activities engaged in to provide a positive and enjoyable experience for the child or young person they are responsible for
  • Ensuring key stages in the stay of the child or young person such as admissions, discharge, transfers are properly managed and recorded
  • Ensure staff dealing with complex cases are given support and advice
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with social workers, teaching staff and other professionals from associated agencies engaged in childcare
  • To assist in the management and operation of budget and petty cash within guidelines
  • To assist in the homes budgeting estimates
  • Providing leadership and guidance to assist in the development of staff
  • To have responsibility in the deployment and management of staff on a day-to-day basis
  • To be involved in the monitoring, appraisal and disciplining of staff as necessary
Minimum requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years residential experience 2 of which at a supervisory level in the last 5 years
  • QCF level 5 in leadership and management in children's residential or be 50% though working towards this
  • Driving licence
  • Sound knowledge of governing legislation, procedures and best practice in caring for looked after children
  • 2 year managerial experience in a residential home
Benefits:
  • Full support and additional training
Salary: GBP30,000 to GBP40,000 (progression through these salary scales is dependent upon experience, NVQ's / QCF's and continued development)
Closing date: Thursday 15th August 2019
Interview: ASAP
Contact: Amandeep at Job Paths 4 U
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