Children's Home Manager - Northampton

Recruiter
Elite Care Recruitment Limited
Location
Northampton
Salary
£29,000.00 - £35,000.00 Per Year
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Registered Children’s Home Manager
Northamptonshire
£29,000 - £35,000 (depending on qualifications and experience)

My client is a growing provider of residential care homes for children and young people in the East Midlands.

They are shortly opening a brand new home in Northamptonshire and are looking for a Manager to run the home.

Duties for the role of Registered Manager will include:

• Taking total responsibility for the management of the care and therapy within the Home
• Providing the optimum caring and therapeutic environment for the young people
• Dealing with all referrals
• Arranging admissions to the home
• Ensuring all standards and legal requirements are being met

To be successful in this role you must possess:

• A minimum of five years’/ or equivalent experience in a residential care setting caring for a similar group and a minimum of 2 years management experience in a similar setting
• A good working knowledge of the Children Act (1989) and the Care Standards Act (2002)
• Proven ability to engage effectively with children and young people
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Effective communication skills including oral, written and body language
• Accurate recording and documenting skills
• UK/EU driving licence