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Registered Children's Home Manager in St Austell

Location: St Austell
Salary: £32k - 36k per year
Position: Permanent
Date Posted: 8th August 2023
Recruiter: Cornwall Staff Agency
Job Ref: RegChild

Our client, one of the leading care providers In south west, have an exciting opportunity available for to join a new service as the Registered Children’s Home Manager.

This presents an outstanding opportunity to work within an award-winning community trust that boasts a specialist educational school and accredited children’s homes; making a real difference in the lives of those it supports.

The successful applicant will support and manage a team of Support Workers and Senior Support Workers, while acting as a corporate parent to the children we care for, helping them thrive in their day to day lives. This service will primarily support one Deaf young person with complex needs.

The Role:

  • £32,000 to £36,000 per annum (dependent on training and experience) – Salary is subject to annual reviews
  • Based in St. Austell
  • Full time, permanent post
  • 39 hours per week – this will include some weekend working
  • A full UK driving license is preferred to assist in school runs and activities
  • 25 days annual leave, plus a further 8 bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Death in service benefit

About you:

  • Must have as a minimum, Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
  • 3 years’ experience within residential childcare is preferred
  • A willingness to complete a level 5 qualification in leadership and management
  • BSL or Makaton Level 2 is desirable but no essential as training will be provided
  • Have an awareness of multi-sensory and complex needs
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Are engaging and hardworking with a strong determination to succeed
  • Have effective leadership skills
  • Are resilient and honest
  • Have previous management experience in a similar role
  • Have the passion and drive to improve the lives of children
  • Desire to, and are willing to learn and develop new skills
  • Are resilient and able to support our children and young people in their most difficult times
  • Are a great role model

The Right Candidate:

  • Managing the home on a day-to-day basis, ensuring it is compliant to meet The Children’s Home Regulations along with all relevant legislative and contractual requirements, including the health and educational needs of young people.
  • Supporting children and young people with moderate physical disabilities and additional complex needs.
  • Liaising with other departments and specialist 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.
  • Coaching, supporting, and developing 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.
  • Assisting in budget preparation and manage and control budgets to meet financial parameters.
  • Interpreting and implementing changes in legislation relating to occupancy to ensure any enhanced requirements are met.
  • Identifying resourcing needs and the ongoing selection, training, and development of staff to ensure service delivery is optimised and relevant standards are met.
  • Engendering a positive health and safety culture to meet and maintain company and external accreditation standards.
  • Completing regular supervisions of staff to ensure all training and development needs are met
  • Ensuring the protection and safeguard the wellbeing of the young people in our care.
  • Building and creating mutual trust and respect with young people in order that they respond and react appropriately to information and advice.
  • Producing, maintaining, and distributing house paperwork to ensure relevant information is recorded accurately and is available.
  • Managing the complex behaviours of the children and young people to encourage them to engage in a positive and structured routine, including supporting in crisis intervention.
  • Providing care and support to the children and young people to encompass all physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, and social needs of our children and young people.
  • Working with the Senior Support Workers on an on-call rota
  • Other duties commensurate with the level and nature of the post

For more information on this exciting position, please apply with your CV in the first instance. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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