Children's Home Registered manager

6 days left

Recruiter
Duval Associates
Location
Canterbury
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
21 Oct 2020
Closes
28 Oct 2020
Ref
1703570696
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Children's Home Registered Manager - £48,000 Superb bonus more. 34 days holiday and much more KENT £5,000 Bonus up front. Day 1. Plus benefits - career - join a growing group with excellent new facilities Amazing opportunity to get in at the start of this very well backed, researched, organised and ready for action children’s home in Kent (art of an inspirational group) - Lots of growth potential and be a part of a fun, family, outstanding care facility and shape the future of young lives - 7 bed. Excellent facilities. Apply today START OCT/NOV 2020 Purpose of the Role: To maintain the smooth running of the home by promoting a harmonious culture by coordinating, supervising, directing and facilitating the team in delivering high standards of care. Protection and support to the children and young people by facilitating their physical, psychological, emotional and social development. Hours: 40 hours a week, inclusive of On-Call Duties. Who are we looking to speak to? Must have is Children's home management experience • Management Qualifications • Management training & experience • Training in supportive skills (i.e. counselling) • Knowledge of Equal opportunities & diversity models • Up to date knowledge of Childcare & Child Protection Laws • Child related/Social care qualifications Experience: The Home Manager should have experience of: • Experience in operational & strategic management skills of children, staff & service Resources • Experience of working with abused children in a residential setting • Experience of facilitating, organising and directing & developing teams • Experience of using childcare Standards & best practise model to guide decision making Duties and Responsibilities: To ensure that the children and young person’s primary and developmental needs are priority by working to develop a strong caring ethos. Creating a safe environment in which the children and young people feel emotionally & physically secure, and thus facilitates the guidance & the development of their self-esteem and full potential. The work of a Registered Home Manager will, at times, be challenging and will include, but is not limited to duties such as: • Set in place procedures and processes within current government regulations and company policies/procedures, which ensure that all unit staff have a good knowledge and understanding of legal and registration requirements and are working to ensure that all National Care Standards are met to an exceptional level. • Manage the physical resources of the home in line with legal, Inspection & registration guidelines / requirements and company policies. • Manage and be responsible for the financial resources of the home, incorporating business management, budgeting and target setting. Directing and delegating as appropriate. • Monitor & review effective procedures to manage all Health & Safety requirements of Acorn Homes, in line with legal requirements. • Establish, monitor and evaluate clear child protection procedures in line with the Protection of Children Act and Company policies. • Instruct & guide staff, through clearly laid out procedures to exercise responsible control over the children in order to ensure their health & safety and to facilitate the children’s sense of responsibility and morals. • Liaise with social workers, schools, therapists and other professionals as required, in order to represent the child’s needs or wishes if they are unable to do so themselves or to advise and facilitate them in raising wishes or complaints with the appropriate people, either personally or through delegated members of your staff team. • Attend court and give evidence when appropriate, and if needed support and direct staff in preparing a child for interviews or court appearances. • Chair/facilitate meetings as needed & required, directing the compilation of any necessary reports for court, reviews or planning meetings etc, in liaison with your staff team and to organise/ direct / facilitate the carrying out of those plans within the care environment. An all-inclusive hands on management role GREAT PACKAGE AND GREAT BENEFITS - If you have the Children’s care home experience - Please APPLY Now START ASAP 2020

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