Registered Children?s Home Manager - SE London
Salary: Up to £33k - £37K pa dependent on qualification and experience
With the usual holiday and pension entitlements.
Experience: Residential childcare (5 years minimum), 2 years as a senior residential childcare worker (Wales, Child Protection, Supervision of staff
Licence: Registered Managers appointed after 1 April 2014 must achieve or hold the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Children and Young People?s Residential Management) qualification within three years of the date they started employment.
To manage the residential care team and have responsibility for the residential unit, ensuring a high quality service is developed and performed within the organisational policies and procedures, the National Minimum Standards and the legislative framework pertaining to children and young people. Safeguarding children and vulnerable people is a priority for all employees.
Develop a style of leadership and organisational culture to ensure open and participatory management and practice, promoting the wellbeing of all individuals and a positive image of residential care.
Identify opportunities to develop and implement working partnerships with those Agencies wishing to contract for services provided.
Promote our clients Values and Principles, ensuring that all work in the development and delivery of service plans is carried out within the Strategic Statement.
Establish an enabling culture, and effectively manage a provision which enables the young people to achieve optimum outcomes in a safe and secure environment.
Implement practices which foster positive working relationships and productive networks with all stakeholders and local communities.
Select, recruit and retain staff to ensure a safe, nurturing and positive environment.
Take responsibility for the development and motivation of the staff team, individuals and self to enhance performance to include timely supervision and appraisals.
Ensure delegated budgets are adhered to within financial procedures, including the achievement of income generated targets.
Devise and monitor systems to ensure that the staff team carry out all duties and responsibilities as prescribed within their job descriptions, relevant occupational standards, National Care Standards policies and procedures.
Take responsibility for managing the strategic direction and development of the service, consulting and working with others to produce proposals and plans as required.
To take lead responsibility for maintaining quality standards within the service. This includes regulatory requirements i.e. regulatory monitoring, pre inspection questionnaires and following through all actions and requirements from inspections to ensure that positive ratings are achieved of ?Good? and above.
Take responsibility for the promotion of safeguarding and the welfare of children and young persons for who s/he is responsible for.
- Registered Managers appointed after 1 April 2014 must achieve or hold the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Children and Young People?s Residential Management) qualification within three years of the date they started employment.
- Diploma in Social Work
- Post Qualifying Award
- D32/33 or A1 Assessor Award
- Residential childcare (5 years minimum)
- 2 years as a senior residential childcare worker (Wales)
- Child Protection
- Supervision of staff
Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.
£33000 - £37000 Per Annum Competitive package DOE
Registered Children?s Home Manager, Healthcare