Children's Home Registered Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP45000/annum
Posted
02 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Oct 2019
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Registered Manager to join a specialist Children's Home based in Wolverhampton. The service will accommodate up to 5 young people aged 8-18 with EBD, learning disabilities and Autism. This will be the newest services to open within an already well established group of specialist children's homes operating across the West Midlands. The aims of the home are to provide a safe haven in which children and young people can learn appropriate life skills and behaviour, which will benefit them throughout their future.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Protect children and young people from threats to health, welfare and normal development inside and outside of the home environment.
Ensure home environment is appropriate and sensitive to needs of children and young people looked after
Manage the home through procedures, policies and activities engaged in to provide a positive and enjoyable experience for the child or young person they are responsible for.
Ensuring key stages in the stay of the child or young person such as admissions, discharge transfers are properly managed and recorded
Ensure staff dealing with complex cases are given support and advice.
Develop and maintain professional relationships with social workers, teaching staff and other professionals from associated agencies engaged in childcare
To assist in the management and operation of budget and petty cash within guidelines. To assist in the homes budgeting estimates.
Provide leadership and guidance to assist in the development of staff. To have responsibility in the deployment and management of staff on a day-to-day basis. To be involved in the monitoring, appraisal and disciplining of staff as necessary
Minimum Requirements:

QCF level 5 in Leadership & Management or working towards this
A minimum of 2 years' experience working within a children's residential setting
Sound knowledge of governing legislation, procedures and best practice in caring for looked after children
Driving Licence