Registered Manager

Highbridge Resourcing
08 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Highbridge Resourcing are recruiting a Registered Manager for a 2 bed Children's Home based within the Sutton Coldfield area.
Our client is a long established, private organisation who support children and young people with complex needs and behaviours in a therapeutic environment.
The company has developed a reputation for its transparent practice and brings with it a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the care and management of the young people in its care.
This particular home has been rated Good by Ofsted and now has a need for a new Registered Manager to continue the good practice and work well with the staff team to maintain the quality of care and the standards set.
Main responsibilities as a Registered Manager -
  • Full management and responsibility of the home ensuring it runs efficiently and effectively in line with organisational policies, procedures and values.
  • Ensure continual quality improvement to achieve and maintain an Ofsted rating of Good
  • To be responsible for the implementation of the relevant plan for each child or young person
  • Ensuring the service works in partnership with other health and social care agencies.
  • Setting and providing the highest standards of care and support throughout the service, from you and your team.
  • Supervising and managing a staff team of 9
  • To participate in the on-call system
  • Managing budgets/finances
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Worked (within the last 5 years) for at least 2 years in a position relevant to the residential care of children and young people
  • Worked for at least one year in a role requiring the supervision and management of staff working in a care role
  • Been awarded the Registered Manager Award
  • Level 5 QCF in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (or equivalent) or willing to complete
  • In depth understanding of regulatory requirements for services registered under Ofsted.
  • Children's Safeguarding knowledge and good practice
  • Experience of management and coordinating a staff team and leading from the front
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Full manual driving license
Please note that if you are not a Registered Manager, but an experienced Deputy Manager that is ready to step up, you will also be considered for the role.
This role offers a salary between GBP28,000 to GBP32,000depending on experience.
Working hours will be 38.5 per week Monday to Friday although some flexibility may be required due to the nature of the job role.