We are looking for an inspirational and experienced Children’s Residential Manager living close to the Falmouth area of Cornwall. This is a truly different and exciting opportunity!
Allowing Children to access a short stay residential experience that is truly one of a kind. Supporting and inspiring vulnerable young people using the sea to promote positive mental health and wellbeing.
Salary £29K - £34K per annum depending on experience.
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week including on-call duties.
Be part of award-winning programmes, on board a unique setting.
As their Children’s Residential Manager, you will be providing unique methods to help young people aged 14-16 who have experienced severe trauma to build their emotional resilience and turn their lives around. This charity has recently had a huge investment to create a special floating wellbeing centre where people can realise their potential and experience a bright future.
They believe that they can transform the provision of children and young people’s mental health care by providing innovative and bold marine based activities. The young people will have access to support alongside health education and the activities include kayaking, sailing and paddle boarding in the beautiful coastal setting.
Duties & Responsibilities
This is an opportunity to be a part of something special from the beginning and then help the business grow to be the best it can be to provide the best support to the people at the heart of the service. You will lead a committed and dedicated team and ensure they exceed the emotional support of people in their care. You will also oversee the programme delivery, staff rotas and ensure compliance and safeguarding measures are met and exceeded.
What skills and experience are required to be a Children’s Residential Manager?
- A professional social work qualification (Degree), QCF level 5 or working towards NVQ Level 4 Health and Social Care, RMA or QCF Level 5 Leadership and Management;
- Experience in a senior management role within social care;
- Experience of supporting young people within a care environment;
- Full driving licence with access to a vehicle.
Above all, you will have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills and you will be caring and empathetic with a strong desire to help transform the lives of the people you support.
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