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OFSTED Registered Manager - Children's Residential Home

Location: WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: , Salary Negotiable
Sector: Care Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-356637

Are you an experienced OFSTED Registered Manager? Or are you a Level 5 Qualified Deputy who wants to take the next step in your career? Do you want to work for a knowledgeable company with years of experience in the sector?

If so, I would LOVE to hear from you!

My Client is seeking a Registered Manager for one of their Residential Children's Homes. Reporting to the Service Manager, you will be a vital part of the team, supported throughout and be well rewarded for your successes!

Your duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • To guide and direct a team offering residential care and support to children and young people aged 8 to 18 years of age.
  • To represent the Company to relevant outside bodies, organisations, institutions and individuals. 
  • To collaborate and work in conjunction with others, manage the activities and services provided by the Home. 
  • To assist the Company in achieving effective and efficient management of all resources.  
  • To monitor and control the use of resources, promoting efficient data collection, reporting and analysis.
  • Manage the deployment of staff on rota ensuring adequate and appropriate support is maintained including deployment of staff to cover annual leave, sickness and training.
  • Accept responsibility for developing own knowledge and skills, and for promoting the concept of lifelong learning for both Young People and staff. 
  • Prioritise workloads for staff, setting and agreeing SMART objectives as appropriate. 
  • Gain the support, trust and confidence of own colleagues by providing adequate communication, consultation and involvement in key areas of activity and decision making. 
  • Promote the ideals of continuous improvement within the Home.
  • Promote the development and implementation of efficient, accurate and appropriate quality assurance, monitoring and control measures and practices, in relation to all services provided at the Home. 
  • Share ideas, initiatives, progress etc with colleagues on a regular basis.

It is essential you have/are:

  • Minimum of 2 years residential experience within the last 5 years
  • Minimum of  2 year managerial/senior role experience in a residential home within the last 5 years
  • NVQ Level 4 in Child Care /DIPSW/Level 5 Diploma (or be working/willing to work towards one of these)
  • Sound knowledge of governing legislation, procedures and best practice in caring for looked after children 
  • Direct experience of team leadership, facilitation and supervision
  • Achievement and outcome oriented – concerned with improving the service and maintaining high standards  and working within SCCIF
  • Positive outlook, showing determination and persistence in pursuing objectives
  • Able to motivate staff, maintain and develop individual and team performance through sustained supervision and feedback
  • Demonstrable ability to work collaboratively and co-operatively with all professional colleagues and service users 

In return, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package depending on experience.

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been looking for, click APPLY now or send an up to date CV to amy.bagley@reedglobal.com

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