Registered Manager

Guidant Global
09 Oct 2019
06 Nov 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Contract: Permanent, Full-Time (37 hours per week - Monday to Friday however occasional evening or weekend work may be required to meet the needs of the service)
Salary: GBP35,000 per annum

How do we work?
Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children in the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 301,000 children, young people and families.
Bradbury House is a newly refurbished, purpose built bungalow which provides quality residential short breaks for up to seven young disabled people aged up to 18 years old. Each young person has access to a range of amenities including personalised bedrooms, sensory room and a child-friendly garden during their stay, with a strong focus on encouragingparticipation in activities both within the home and out in the local community.
We aim to provide a secure, nurturing and fun environment in which young people feel safe, can discover their value and worth as individuals and gain a sense of their own self. This is achieved by focusing on the needs of young people with a flexible approach to all aspects of care.
In conjunction with the new service opening, we are looking for an exceptional Registered Manager to join us and lead a fantastic team of staff and ensure that every young person who stays at Bradbury House has a fun and positive experience!
How will you make a difference?
  • By being responsible for the day-to-day management of a residential home which provides care and support for up to seven young people including safeguarding and Health & Safety matters.
  • By managing and leading a team of staff that provides innovative and person centred services to children, young people and their families.
  • By managing a delegated budget, ensuring effective and efficient management of expenditure in the home.
  • By establishing and developing effective relationships and channels of communication with colleagues, communityorganisations, partner agencies and other external agencies, including chairing and leadingmulti-agency meetings.
What will you need?
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in Residential Childcare or equivalent, or willingness to work towards qualification.
  • Experience of working with a children's care setting and commitment to improving young people's lives.
  • Experience of working with children with disabilities(desirable).
  • Supervisory / managerial experience within a similar environment.
  • Experience of managing budgets and carrying out quality assurance checks.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and legal frameworks within a children's residential home.
  • Experience of developing and managing stakeholderrelationships, both internal and external.
  • Full driving licence and access to own vehicle.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fun and supportiveenvironment, and make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity.
For more information about this opportunity, please contact Ewelina Suchocka via .uk and quote 2762.

Guidant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.