Service Care Solutions Ltd

Children's Residential Home Manager(Registered)

We are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Children's Residential Home Manager, working for an ambitious and growing company based in Liverpool, Sefton.

Here are some key details:

Salary: starting upto £75,000 a year - Full-time
Salary: Negotiable for the right candidate
Shift and Schedule: Weekend availability andMonday to Friday

Benefits

Casual dress
Company events
Company pension
Employee assistance programme
Free parking
On-site parking

About the client:
Ofsted Registered children's homes throughout the North West, specializing in therapeutic care.

We are seeking an experienced Registered Manager to oversee our new home, which will care for up to 2 young people.

Qualifications:
NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management
Experience: At least 2 years as a Registered Manager in an Ofsted regulated children's home with a rating of good or above
Experience working with children and young people with challenging behaviours, including mental health and emotional and behavioural difficulties
3 years working with children in the last 5 years, with at least 1 year at a senior level
Supervision or management experience
Experience in a residential setting and inter-agency work

Knowledge:
Strong understanding of current legislation: The Children's Homes England Regulations 2015, Quality Standards 2015, the Children's Act 1989, Children Act 2004, and other relevant laws

Skills:
Ability to lead a staff team and create a child-centred therapeutic environment
Empathetic, committed, compassionate, and passionate about working with young people from diverse backgrounds

Role Responsibilities
- Oversee management of services, including staff supervision, care and placement planning, safeguarding, communications, report writing, and quality and compliance monitoring
- Implement and provide feedback on statutory and organisational policies and procedures
- Develop constructive community relationships to promote outcomes for looked after children
- Ensure staff have the necessary skills, experience, and qualifications
- Lead and inspire both children and staff in the home
- Produce monitoring reports and statistical data
- Embed principles of equality and diversity in the home's culture
- Maintain professional relationships with multi-agency partnerships and stakeholders

Specific Duties:

Service Delivery:
- Embed the home's ethos in service delivery and involve service users in daily operations
- Manage safeguarding, risk, and service governance
- Ensure access to health, education, social, psychological, and emotional services for children and young people
- Plan and deliver services to meet the needs of all children and young people
- Monitor outcomes and progress

People Management:
- Supervise and support the staff team
- Provide practice-based consultations and management supervision
- Oversee recruitment in line with policies and procedures
- Coach and develop staff according to statutory training requirements and CPD
- Manage staffing structures, rotas, and key areas of work
- Induct and brief staff on care planning systems and programmes

Resource Management:
- Maintain physical assets and ensure health and safety of the premises
- Manage budget within the financial year
- Adhere to central ICT policies and procedures
- Coordinate and monitor administrative functions

Business Development:
- Lead contract management and placements with commissioners
- Develop and deliver services in accordance with service agreements
- Identify and manage growth opportunities

Quality and Service Development:
- Conduct quality monitoring and health & safety assessments
- Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and organisational policies
- Manage complaints and promote continuous service improvement
- Maintain readiness for Ofsted inspections and foster good relationships with inspectors
- Submit Quality of Care Reports to Ofsted and oversee monthly Regulation 44 visits

Knowledge and Understanding:
- Familiarity with relevant legislation and policies for running a residential children's home
- Understanding of child protection, safeguarding, equality, diversity, and children's rights
- Knowledge of care and placement planning, risk and review processes, and the needs of looked after children

Benefits of Service Care Solutions:
- Four weekly payroll runs
- £250 training allowance
- Excellent pay rates
- Exceptional referral bonuses
- Specialist mental health consultants offering a single point of contact
- Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
- Ltd & PAYE payment options available
- Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts and over 200 local authorities
- FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services
- FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

Application:
To learn more, reach out to me at 01772 208 961 or submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to Brett.smith@servicecare.org.uk




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