Registered Manager - £27,000 to £34,000
Our client is an established and strong care and education focused business recognised for its experience and excellent reputation in the care and education sector. Working closely with local authorities and professional bodies the aim is to ensure that each and every child and young person is placed in an environment that suits their individual care and educational needs.
Duties will include and are not limited to ensuring that the homes meet the standards and expectations of its Statement of Purpose. To safeguard and promote the welfare of children and to ensure that the quality of care provided is consistent with the Children Homes Regulations and the Quality Standards. To establish and maintain a competent, motivated and confident staff team and to offer leadership, managerial direction, guidance and support to staff at all levels. To ensure that the home’s policies and procedures are adhered to and that resources are managed effectively. To develop systems for the efficient administration of the Home and to ensure that the fabric of the Home, equipment, appliances and grounds are maintained to the highest order in accordance with Health and Safety requirements. To be the responsible person in managing child protection concerns and complaints. To liaise with Local Authorities, School, Health and other professionals to achieve best outcomes for young people.
To actively promote the Home’s equal opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice policies.
It is the nature of the work that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances unpredictable and varied. All employees are therefore, expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises so that tasks which are not specifically covered in the job description have to be undertaken.
Staff will be required to become proficient in behavioural management techniques including physical intervention. Training will be provided.
As all young people are equally entitled to have their needs met in a fair and balanced way. Registered Managers are responsible for promoting equal opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any young person or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other perceived difference.