** Children`s Residential Care Manager**
** Meldreth Nr.Royston, Hertfordshire **
** Children and Young People, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Brain Injury, Degenerative Disorders **
** £26,668 - £28,189 **
** Discount schemes, life assurance, training and development, company pension, paid annual leave, child care vouchers, free eye tests, occupational sick pay, refer a friend scheme worth £200 **
BS Social Care are looking for a Care Manager to work within a children and young people`s residential home with severe and profound communication difficulties within the Hertfordshire/Cambridgeshire area.
About the employer; this employer is a privately ran organisation supporting children and young people aged 6-19 years with severe disabilities grow their education and life skills to live as independently as possible as they get older and to provide a safe, secure and happy environment for all being cared for. They are situated in Meldreth Nr.Royston in the Hertfordshire/Cambridgeshire boarder and currently undergoing a large refurbishment which will include upgraded learning and recreational areas, a new hydrotherapy pool and landscaped gardens and with multi-use activity areas.
About the job; you will support the Head of Care you and have overarching responsibility for the Flat you manage, this includes for actively developing and updating the services and care plans offered to our children and young adults in line with their preferences and needs. You'll take an active role in the direct line management of a number of Team Leaders and Support Workers to promote a culture of high standards and continuous improvement and ensure that all relevant procedures are understood, followed and implemented with any issues addressed promptly and appropriately. Ultimately you will be accountable for safeguard the health, well-being and safety of our children and young adults and ensuring that all employees keep accurate and up to date records (including the administration of medication), making sure that relevant professionals and other staff are kept informed of needs, significant events and any changes.
About the ideal candidate; you will have a Level 3 QCF or equivalent in Residential Childcare and basic First Aid knowledge You will have experience with severe communication, sensory or physical disabilities and experience of managing a team. Due to the nature of the role, you will be able to communicate effectively, have high resilience and patience, have good interpersonal skills, be a robust and positive person, have a creative side and be a team player. You will need to be flexible with being able to work on a two-shift pattern.
In return, this organisation will offer a permanent and full-time contract paying £26,668 - £28,189 depending on experience and qualifications. You will work on a 3-week rota pattern, on an average of 39hrs per week working 1 weekend in 3. They will offer you a 4-week induction programme and some shadowing the children and young people both in their homes and school. You will also receive additional training as you progress through your roles. They will also offer discount schemes, life assurance, training and development, company pension, paid annual leave, child care vouchers, free eye tests, occupational sick pay, refer a friend scheme worth £200.
We are also recruiting for Support Workers for day and night shifts.
If you would like to apply or you would like further information, please call or email Carla Gunn on 01604 448408 or send your CV