Registered Manager - Residential Childcare

Adept Recruitment Ltd
28 Sep 2019
26 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Registered Manager - Children's Home
Up to GBP35,000 plus shares

Adept Recruitment is one of the UK's leading providers of permanent recruitment solutions to the Nursing, Health and Social Care sectors and we offer bespoke consultancy services to clients and candidates alike.

About the Company

Our client is an independent social care provider with an excellent reputation for providing high quality and tailored packages of care for young people and they are recruiting a Registered Children's Home Manager for a 4-bedded EBD home in the Erdington area of Birmingham.

The Role

The role of the Registered Manager will be to lead a team of staff members in meeting the needs of the vulnerable young people who require high levels of supervision and support in terms of developing skills for independent living, support with education, training or employment, emotional support and guidance. The role will also involve the successful candidate providing shift cover during times of staff illness, annual leave etc.

Skills and Experience

This role will best suit an individual who has a minimum of two years management experience of working with young people or looked after children in a care setting. Successful candidates will have a passion for improving the potential life outcomes for vulnerable young people and will have an anti-discriminatory approach to their work. We may consider very experienced Deputy Managers.

You will have a strong background in residential childcare and hold a Level 4/5 Diploma qualification or equivalent. You should also be experienced in guiding and supporting other members of staff, managing budgets, completing detailed analytical reports. You should also have a sound working knowledge of The Children's Act 1989, The Quality Standards, Children's Homes Regulations, Working Together 2015 and all other current legislation that is needed to operate successfully at a 'Good'/'Outstanding' level as judged by OFSTED.

Candidates MUST have a valid UK driving license.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for the role is up GBP35,000 depending on qualifications and experience plus shares potentially worth up to GBP8,000 per year.

There will be excellent support and professional supervision as well as regular training opportunities and the opportunity to undertake further qualifications. This exciting opportunity offers the right candidate the opportunity to work for an independent provider that is committed to staff developmen