Elite

Children's Home Manager - Northampton

Registered Children’s Home Manager

Northampton

Up to £40,000 (plus bonus + on-call)

I am working with a growing provider of residential care homes for children and young people in the East Midlands.  They are looking for an experienced Manager to run one of their homes in the beautiful Northamptonshire Countryside.  The home is an established 3 bed EBD unit registered as ‘good’ with Ofsted, working towards being ‘outstanding’.

Duties for the role of Registered Manager will include:

  • Taking total responsibility for the management of the care and therapy within the Home
  • Providing the optimum caring and therapeutic environment for the young people
  • Dealing with all referrals and arranging admissions to the home
  • Ensuring all standards and legal requirements are being met
  • Working to achieve an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating

To be successful in this role you must possess:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (or equivalent) or a willingness to complete this as soon as possible
  • A minimum of 18 month’s experience in a similar setting as a Deputy Manager/Manager
  • A good working knowledge of the Children Act (1989) and the Care Standards Act (2002)
  • A proven ability to engage effectively with children and young people
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills
  • Accurate recording and documenting skills
  • UK/EU driving licence

For more information on this exciting and rewarding role, please call Elite on 01604 879345.

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