Registered Manager

Recruiter
Kingston Noble
Location
Birmingham
Salary
,
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 Birmingham. This role will suit a Deputy Manager looking for career progression or a Registered Manager working in Adult services looking to transfer their skills. The service will accommodate up to 5 young people aged 8-18 with EBD, learning disabilities and Autism. This will be the newest service 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 include:
  • Protecting children and young people from threats to health, welfare and normal development inside and outside of the home environment.
  • Ensure the home environment is appropriate and sensitive to the needs of children and young people.
  • Managing the home through procedures, policies and activities and to provide a positive and enjoyable experience for the child or young person
  • Ensuring key stages in the stay of the child or young person such as admissions, discharge transfers are properly managed and recorded.
  • Ensuring staff dealing with complex cases are given support and advice.
  • Developing and maintaining professional relationships with social workers, teaching staff and other professionals from associated agencies engaged in childcare
  • Assisting in the management and operation of budget and petty cash within guideline and to assist in the homes budgeting estimates.
  • Providing 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