Registered Manager – Registered Childrens Home ManagerView Job
Where you will be based: Merseyside/Lancashire, St Helens
What you need to apply: Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent
NVQ 3 Children and Young People or equivalent
NVQ 4 Management, CMS, DMS equivalent or working towards
Professional Care Qualification (DipSW, CMS, CQSW, Registered Manager’s Award)
Diploma 5 Leadership & Management Children & Young People.
Considerable evidence of working with young people in a residential setting
Evidence of management at a senior level within a residential setting, Evidence of staff/team management on a regular basis, Budget management including monitoring, recording & reporting, Leadership and motivation skills, excellent interpersonal skills, Good written & oral communication
What you will be doing
Take overall responsibility for all staff, delegating effectively and appropriately. Manage and monitor labour costs, staffing structures and rotas, ensuring they meet requirements of the children`s needs and are in line with allocated labour budgets.
Ensure all staffs are aware of their responsibilities in relation to adherence of policies, both in the home, the organisation and those set out in Children’s Legislation and Regulations.
Ensure all staff adhere to and work within the policies and procedures established in the organisation and the home.
Develop and know to staff a variety of intervention strategies regarding behaviour management. In order that children can develop coping mechanisms and changes in patterns of behaviour.
Take a lead in ensuring meetings and reviews of children and staff are delivered within required time scales.
Ability to occasionally work out of normal office hours and be on call.
Be flexible when needed to provide cover to other homes.
Full driving licence