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Registered Secure Unit Manager

Hampshire, UK
Closing date
21 Jan 2021

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Additional Market Supplement of £5,000 per annum

Purpose of the Role:

To maintain the smooth running of the home by promoting a harmonious culture by coordinating, supervising, directing and facilitating the team in delivering high standards of care.
Protection and support to the children and young people by facilitating their physical, psychological, emotional and social development.

37 hours a week (including day & night shifts)

The work of a Residential Manager will, at times, be challenging and will include, but is not limited to duties such as:

* Set in place procedures and processes within current government regulations and company policies/procedures, which ensure that all unit staff have a good knowledge and understanding of legal and registration requirements and are working to ensure that all National Care Standards are met to an exceptional level.
*Manage the physical resources of the home in line with legal, Inspection & registration guidelines / requirements and company policies.
*Manage and be responsible for the financial resources of the home, incorporating business management, budgeting and target setting. Directing and delegating as appropriate.
*Monitor & review effective procedures to manage all Health & Safety requirements in line with legal requirements.
*Establish, monitor and evaluate clear child protection procedures within the service, in line with the Protection of Children Act and Company policies.
*Instruct & guide staff, through clearly laid out procedures to exercise responsible control over the children in order to ensure their health & safety and to facilitate the children's sense of responsibility and morals.
*Liaise with social workers, schools, therapists and other professionals as required, in order to represent the child's needs or wishes if they are unable to do so themselves or to advise and facilitate them in raising wishes or complaints with the appropriate people, either personally or through delegated members of your staff team.
*Chair/facilitate meetings as needed & required, directing the compilation of any necessary reports for court, reviews or planning meetings etc, in liaison with your staff team and to organise/ direct / facilitate the carrying out of those plans within the care environment.
*Monitor and review positive Equal opportunity and diversity practices.
*Monitor and review effective record keeping and information gathering procedures, in line with Legal and company requirements and policies.
*Monitor & review clear emergency procedures, to combat any possible crisis, in line with legal and Company policies/regulations.


The Home Manager should have experience of:
*Experience in operational & strategic management skills of children, staff & service resources
* Managing change and improvements and, ideally, have experience of or a good understanding of the challenges and requirements of working in a secure setting.


£5,000 yearly supplement

Contract length: 12 months

Salary: Up to £28.26 per hour

Connect2Hampshire, part of Hampshire & Kent Commercial Services LLP, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates
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