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Registered Home Manager - Childrens - Bedfordshire

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Registered Children's Home Manager’s Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire £35,000 - £40,000 per annum Full Time

We are looking for Registered Children’s Home Manager’s who are keen to support and care for young people in the home. We are working with a leading provider of residential Children's Homes whose aim is to empower young people to enable them to make positive changes to their lives and achieve outstanding 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • procedures, legislation and contractual and inspection framework 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.
  • Coach, support and develop staff, including supervision

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Professional social work qualification (Degree) and/or QCF Level 5 in Leadership and Management
  • Registered Manager
  • Substantial managerial experience within a similar environment
  • Extensive residential care experience.
  • Full driving licence
  • Experience of project/ work planning, monitoring and reviewing/quality assurance.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and ability to interpret financial information
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook Email & Calendar

Other benefits include: Alongside a competitive salary you will also receive employer contribution pension, 25 days annual leave plus 8 Bank holidays in lieu. You will also benefit from regular supervisions, reviews of career and training needs/aspirations.

Successful candidates can be sure that you'll find a welcoming, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career.

You will be required to hold or apply for a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service)

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Job Details

  • Bedfordshire
  • £35,000 - £40,000 pa
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Telephone Number 01908 870256
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