Job Overview
  • Company: Safehands Recruitment
  • Base Pay: £40,000 /Year
  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Reference ID: RCMW17779
  • Location: UK-NTT-Nottingham
  • Contact: Arshad Hussain
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Registered Children's Home Manager - Nottinghamshire
Job Description

Safehands Recruitment are proud to be working with on of the UK's leading Children's Residential Service providers who specialise in provide care and support to children with Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties. We now have an opportunity for a Registered Children's Home Manager - Nottingham to join our client's team.

Our client provide care, support and education programmes to over 260 young people across the country. They specialise in working with children up to the age of 18 that may also require enhanced levels of care, and hold over 15 years direct experience of delivering services within a number of areas including Secure Training Centres, Residential Children's Homes, transportation for young people, Reparation Programmes and other specialised services.

Through this experience they have developed unequivocal specialisms in working with and for young people, providing a number of specialist services including Social Workers, Psychologists, Substance Misuse practitioners, education services, youth work and various additional support roles and functions.

It is every employee's responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons he/she is responsible for or comes into contact with. Therefore every employee will be required to hold a current enhanced CRB/DBS certificate.

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.
  • Engender a positive health and safety culture to meet and maintain recognition as a British Safety Council 5 star business unit.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills

  • A professional social work qualification, QCF level 5 or working towards
  • Substantial managerial experience within a similar environment (at least 1 year post-Ofsted registration)
  • 2 years residential care experience.
  • Full driving licence
  • Desirable Skills
  • Experience of project/ work planning, monitoring and reviewing.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and ability to interpret financial information
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook Email & Calendar

Working for this exceptional provider, you can be sure that you'll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with them.

The benefits are as you would expect from a large global organisation and include a company pension, comprehensive training, career development, generous holiday entitlement, uniform and access to facilities.

Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 10 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by our client and the Youth Justice Board and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 10 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

My client is an equal opportunities employer.

If this vacancy is of interest to you, or you may know a suitable person who may be interested, then please forward a copy of your CV via the APPLY button, alternatively if you would like to discuss the role please call Ash on 07469391713.

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