Registered Manager - Children's Home - Maidenhead

Bamboo Childcare
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Registered Manager required for children’s home in Maidenhead, Berkshire.

Established as one of the largest and most innovative care and education provider for children and young people in the UK, our client incorporates several integrated specialist divisions offering excellent services and care and are currently looking for a Registered Manager for their small group home in Maidenhead, Berkshire.

Collectively, their passion and focus is dedicated to delivering positive outcomes in line with the ‘Every Child Matters’ framework to empower all young people to develop effective life skills and make appropriate changes to achieve a real difference.

It is our clients belief that every young person they look after has the potential for positive change irrespective of the circumstances which necessitated their placement.

They are ambitious and have high aspirations for the young people in their care and seek to maximise each young person’s potential for social and educational growth and development by working in close and meaningful partnership with Education, Health, Social Workers and Families to provide a genuinely nurturing environment.

The Registered Manager would be responsible for a small group home and a committed team of Support Workers and our client are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Children's Home Manager to lead the team in delivering quality care and support.

Responsibilities would include:

- Being accountable for delivering high quality care to the children and young people resident within the home.
- Being responsible for delivery of all care services, as well as the strategic planning for developments within the home, and all day to day management matters.
- They will demonstrate the ability to build on the well established principles and practice standards existing within the group and proactively contribute to the continuous improvement of childcare standards across the company.
- delivering childcare that is focused on obtaining the best outcomes for each child and young person within the home. Consequently, they are expected to demonstrate practical leadership in childcare, as well as organise and support staff to provide the best possible care for each child and young person. This involves being personally available, as well as the supervision and mentoring of staff, organisation of work patterns, facilitation of care focused training, and accessing of appropriate services to support the childcare practices within the home.

As this is a vital role in the lives of children and young people cared for, it requires an active and long term commitment. The Operations Manager and staff from Head Office work closely with each Registered Manager, assisting them to provide high quality care.

While the Registered Manager is employed for thirty seven and a half hours per week, they are expected to arrange their own work rota which may involve evening, weekend and sleeping-in duties. The Registered Manager is wholly responsible for ensuring an appropriate staff presence to meet the childcare needs of the children and young people in the home.

The Children\'s Home Manager must have:

- NVQ Level 5 (or equivalent)
- Prior experience managing a residential children's home
- Minimum 5 years residential childcare experience (Ofsted requirement)
- Excellent knowledge and track record with Ofsted
- Passion for delivering the highest quality care for young people
- Strong staff management and motivational qualities

In return our client is offering:

- A generous salary £28 - £35k+ (negotiable dependent on qualifications and experience) along with fantastic employee benefits and the opportunity to work for a highly-regarded organisation.
- 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
- Access to Company Pension Scheme
- Comprehensive Induction with access to ongoing and extensive training
- Opportunities and commitment to career progression

If you may be interested in this Registered Manager role within a children’s home in Maidenhead , Berkshire , please apply through this site. If you would like a chat first or for further information please call Hayley on .

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