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Date Added: Thu 25/08/2022

Children's Home Registered Manager

Preston, UK
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Company: SOCIAL CARE DIRECT

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £38000/annum salary open

Children's Home Registered Manager - small home - Complex Care - Challenging Behaviour - Preston - up to £38k (however is negotiable)
I am looking for an experienced Registered Manager to join an established children's education/health service provider.
The home currently supports young people between 8 to 17 years old who may display challenging behaviours, emotional, and social difficulties.
You will have:
* the ability to lead a team, providing consistency of care and support to our young people.
* compassion and a commitment to building positive relationships.
* ensure that the Home's policies and procedures are adhered to and that resources are managed effectively.
* the responsibility of managing child protection concerns and complaints.
* the ability to liaise with Local Authorities, School, Health and other professionals to achieve best outcomes for young people.
* the ability to actively promote the Home's equal opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice policies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
* Ensuring that each young person has a plan which reflects his / her care, education, social, emotional, cultural, therapeutic and health needs and that this plan is regularly reviewed.
* Allocating a Key Worker for each young person with the principal responsibility of implementing the childcare plan.
* Establishing and monitoring high quality standards of care.
* Developing systems in which young people are consulted about the quality of care they receive.
* Taking responsibility for progressing any complaints or child protection concerns
* Working in partnership with parents, carers and other professionals to safeguard and promote the welfare of young people
* Attending and contributing to child care planning and review meetings as appropriate. · Involvement in the recruitment and retention of staff.
* Addressing issues in relation to conduct and competence of staff.
* Ensuring adherence to company policy in relation to probationary periods.
* Promoting personal and professional development through the appropriate delegation of duties and responsibilities.
* Ensuring adequate staffing levels that meet the needs of the Home.
* Ensuring that budgets are managed effectively and the use of finances is properly monitored.
* Ensuring that company vehicles are clean and regularly maintained.
* Monitoring closely the fabric of the building (including fixtures, amenities and grounds) and taking remedial action where necessary.
Person Specification:
* NVQ4 Residential Care or equivalent and/or Level 5 Management qualification is essential
* Driving License
* Childcare legislation and Safeguarding knowledge
* Understanding needs of complex needs Children
* Ability to manage challenging behaviour
* Be experienced in - Children's Regulations and Leadership
* 2 years recent experience working with children in a residential care setting
* At least 1 year at senior level in residential care
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