Registered Manager - Children

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  • Location:

    Surbiton, London

  • Sector:

    Support Worker

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £42000 per annum + Performance Bonus, Relocation Package,

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Willis

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A Registered Managaer is required by a small, family owned, local organisation which enables employees the opportunity to be regularly supported and developed by the Directors, Home Managers and Head Office team. They pride themselves on their collaboration with all of their employees on a regular basis in order to ensure successful outcomes for the young people and to create positive, happy environments to live and work in.

On offer:

  • £38-42,000pa depending on experience

  • £8000 relocation package (details to be discussed)

  • Bonus structure based on performance. - Ofsted, occupancy, and staff turnover.

  • Fully funded induction and in-house training.

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Funded diploma qualifications.

  • Excellent opportunity for development within a growing company.

  • Loyalty bonus scheme - Additional AL and Bonus.

  • Full access to 100s of savings and offers available to staff including through the company benefit scheme ( ½ price cinema tickets, 6 % off 20,000 high-street shops, Free Mobile Insurance, Free Tastecard, Save over £300 per year on an Oyster card.)

Working with children with autism and learning disabilities, you will be managing and leading a team within a residential home according to Children's Home Regulations alongside Home Managers and Support Workers. The home currently holds an OFSTED rating of "good" but are looking to move that to "outstanding" like their sister home a short distance away.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Being responsible for and managing all aspects of the home - ensuring the staff you are working with are delivering in an effective and innovative way to ensure the best outcomes for the young people

  • Enforcing a safe and positive work environment at all times, for both the staff and the children

  • You will need to be a natural leader and manage the team effectively to ensure the home runs smoothly and the staff are happy

  • Follow all OFSTED regulations and guidelines at all times

  • Carrying out regular performance reviews to ensure the high standards of the home are being kept throughout

  • You will be managing the homes budget and ensuring effective management of expenditure

Role requirements:

  • Education - Level 5 Diploma or NVQ Level 5 Children and Young People's Workforce

  • Thorough understanding of the children's home regulations.

  • Experience managing a home with children or young adults with autism and multiple learning disabilities, who may display challenging behaviour.

  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team to create a positive and successful culture.

  • 2 years' experience working as an Ofsted Registered Manager (Desirable).

  • Minimum 3 years or more of experience working as a Deputy Manager in children's residential care and 6 years of working in a similar support environment.

  • Excellent written and spoken English.

  • Experience of leading safeguarding.

  • Competent computer skills - fully proficient in windows office and emails.

  • Experience of working with a range of young people's needs including learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.

  • Ability to provide consistency of care and support to the young people.

  • Experience of working with external professionals and holding multidisciplinary meetings at all levels.

Experience working with children in a residential care setting is essential. Send over your CV directly for a phone call with myself to discuss the role and company in more detail. There is also a performance bonus available which will be discussed at interview.

Interview process: Starts with a telephone interview to discuss your experience and to answer any questions you may have. Followed by a face to face Skype interview. You will also be offered the opportunity to visit the home and meet some of the children living there.

Please note: Due to high numbers of applicants, we will only be contacting those who are successful.