Registered Home Manager

JumpLane Recruitment
Middleton, Borough of Rochdale
£38000 - £40500/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a passionate, self-efficient and ‘people-focused’ individual who has a good understanding of young people with EBD. The manager will have excellent leadership skills, who can motivate and encourage good teamwork and provide a safe and nurturing home environment in which the children feel they are listened to.

You will also be responsible for managing all aspects of the home, ensuring compliance with all legislation as a minimum, leading a team of care workers and liaising with all stakeholders to ensure a consistent, cohesive and effective approach.

This is a challenging but rewarding role, balancing the needs of individual children with a wide range of responsibilities from financial management, quality assurance and recruitment to liaison with external stakeholders

Main Purpose of the role:

To ensure that the home meets the standards and expectations of its Statement of Purpose
To safeguard and promote welfare of children and to ensure that quality of care is consistent with National minimum standards
To establish and maintain an excellent, motivated and competent team of staff and support them at all levels
To be responsible and in charge of all child protection cases
To liaise with Local Authorities and other professionals
Person Specification:

-NVQ5 is essential
-Driving License
-Childcare legislation and Child protection knowledge
-Understanding needs of BESD Children
-Ability to manage challenging behaviour
-2 years recent experience working with children
-At least 1 year at senior level in residential care
-Professional Care Qualification (DipSW, CMS, CQSW,
Registered Manager’s Award)