Registered Manager - Children's Home - Northampton

Registered Manager

Children’s Home


£28,000 to £40,000

(Plus on call allowance, bonus scheme for performance and occupancy levels)

My client is a fantastic independent provider of therapeutic residential care to children and young people in Northampton. They are looking for a qualified and experienced Children’s Home Manager to join their team providing excellent care to children and young people with a range of emotional, behavioural and social needs. The home is rated ‘good’ with Ofsted, very settled and the residents have been in placement for a number of years.

Duties for this post will include:

  • Day to day management of the home
  • Providing direct care and support of the children and young people which is based on therapeutic thinking, and attachment aware approaches
  • Leading and managing a staff team who are motivated, dedicated and professional
  • Managing budgets
  • Assisting with recruitment and maintaining staff files and records
  • Providing high quality supervision and some training to the team

To be successful in the role of Children’s Home Manager you must be able to demonstrate:

  • A suitable qualification e.g. Level 5 Diploma, DipSw (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in work with children and young people with EBD and/or Learning Disabilities and/or Mental Health needs
  • At least two years’ managerial experience leading and managing a team in a senior capacity within the residential sector preferably in a children’s home
  • Experience of using attachment aware and therapeutic approaches to understanding and meeting ‘looked after’ children and young people’s needs
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership and administrative skills
  • A Full driving licence
  • The ability to work some unsociable hours e.g. evenings and occasional weekend hours and be able to carry out managerial on call duties on a rotational basis

For more information on this fantastic opportunity, please call Elite on 01604 879345. All applications will be treated confidentially.

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