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Registered Children's Home Manager - 2 X Dual Home

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    Leicester, Leicestershire

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    Services for children

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    £36384 - £41545 per annum

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    7 months ago

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Job Description

Registered Children's Home Manager - 2 x Dual Homes
Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire
Salary Range: £36,384 - £41,545 per annum - Full Time
The successful candidate will also be eligible for the Children's Home Manager Bonus Scheme which offers an earning potential of £12,000 per annum.

Bs social care are expanding their organisation and looking for enthusiastic, caring and motivated individuals to join our growing organization. The Client specialism in working with young people and families. They have comprehensive experience in providing specialist, welfare and educational based support, interventions and guidance to children and young people in various settings.
As a leading provider of residential Children's Homes in Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire our aim is to empower young people to enable them to make positive changes to their lives and achieve outstanding outcomes. Our aspirations are for our young people to enhance their existing skills, develop new ones, improve their educational attainment and support them to achieve their aspirations for the future.
We are looking for an individual who is keen to support and care for young people in the home as part of the wider Prospects Group, which enables us to provide wider services to young people we care for and for our staff enhanced professional development and career opportunities.

Post requirements:
The client is delighted to offer this exciting opportunity to the right individual, to lead on the running of two dual placement homes in the Newark area. Working as a provider of choice with Local Authorities, we have recognized the need for dual placement for children and young people who may struggle in a larger group setting due to their individual and complex needs.

The two homes are in close proximity to each other and function as a combined staff team with a singular management oversight, who would be registered for both homes with Ofsted. We are looking for an individual with high levels of motivation and drive who can manage the homes going forward delivering a high standard of care and outcomes.

Role purpose:
To be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running (in line with National Minimum Standards and Children's Homes Regulations) of the Children's Home including promoting the safeguarding of young people's welfare. Participate in the on-call roster in support of the Children's Home.

Key Responsibilities:
" Manage the residential home on a day-to-day basis ensuring it is compliant in meeting all relevant legislative and contractual requirements, including the health and educational needs of young people.
" Liaise with other departments and external agencies to ensure that the young people receive appropriate plans, programmes and support in the home to aid their rehabilitation into the community and to meet contractual requirements.
" Coach, support and develop staff, including supervision, to maximise their performance and ensure high standards of care, values, ethical standards, equality and diversity, policies and procedures, legislation and contractual and inspection framework requirements are met.
" Assist in budget preparation and manage and control budgets to meet financial parameters.
" Interpret and implement changes in legislation relating to occupancy to ensure any enhanced requirements are met.
" Identify resourcing needs and the ongoing selection, training and development of staff to ensure service delivery is optimised and relevant standards are met.
" Maintain a positive health and safety culture to meet and maintain recognition awards and best practice.
" Achieve Ofsted 'good' or 'outstanding' outcomes for the home.
" On call responsibility in line with a planned rota system.

The Ideal Candidate:
Essential Skills
" A professional social work qualification (Degree), QCF level 5 or working towards
" Minimum of 2 yea


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