An excellent opportunity has arisen for a proven Residential Manager to look after a 12-bedded service set in a school setting in Hereford. This opportunity is working for a fantastic company who truly value their children in care and also their staff. If you currently hold your Level 4/Level 5 and are looking for a change of career or progression then this is for you!! The children will be between 7 -18 and have a range of specialisms from learning disabilities to emotional behavioural disorders.
The main responsibilities of the Residential Manager include:
- To ensure that the Home meets the high standards set out by the company and strive for outstanding with Ofsted.
- Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children making sure care standards are of the highest quality.
- Developing the team.
- Ensuring that budgets are managed effectively and the use of finances is properly monitored.
- To develop systems which ensure the effective allocation of resources.
The key skills and experience required for the Residential Manager include:
- NVQ 4 in Caring for Children & Young People (actual or in progress) or equivalent, level 5 would be a bonus.
- A proven track record of successfully managing similar Children`s Residential facilities.
- Strong staff management.
- An ability to communicate effectively on all levels with internal and external bodies.
- A strong familiarity in working towards Ofsted standards and outcomes.
- Managerial experience in a Learning Disability or Emotional Behavioural Disorders environment.
Previously successful candidates have worked as a Registered Manager/ Home Manager within a Children`s Residential setting.
If you are interested in this Residential manager role then please forward your up to date CV to or call me on to discuss things further.
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