** Children`s Registered Home Manager **
** Wisbech, Cambridgeshire **
** Permanent and full time **
** £42,000 DOE**
** 40 hours per week **
BS Social Care are currently recruiting for a Children`s Registered Home Manager based within the Wisbech area in Cambridgeshire working 40 hours per week on a permanent basis paying up to £42,000 DOE. This role is to work within a home that is a registered provision which provides support and guidance for children and young people of either gender with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties aged 11-18.
About the employer; the employer is a medium/large organisation providing care for children and young people from all walks of life. They are committed to supporting children and young people with achieving their personal best through offering a variety of services including specialist education, residential care, fostering and mental health services.
About the job; to ensure that the home meets 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 Care 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.
About the ideal candidate; you will hold a NVQ 4 in Caring for Children & Young People (actual or in progress) or equivalent and ideally a RMCC NVQ Award. It is essential that you hold 2 years working with children within the past 5 years plus 1 year at Senior Level in residential care, a driving licence, knowledge of care standards, childcare legislation including child protection, awareness of equal opportunities and ADP, ability to plan, organise, divert and allocate resources effectively and ability to manage individuals and groups of people effectively. You will also have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, the ability to work in partnership with colleagues, SSD & others, the ability to motivate & support staff and last but not least, the understanding the needs of BESD Children including managing challenging behaviour.
For this full time and permanent role, you will be offered a salary of £42,000 alongside a number of benefits.
To apply for this role, please call Carla Gunn on 01604 448408 or email your CV