121 Social Care are looking for a Specialised Childrens Home Registered Manager in the Northampton Area a for a Childrens Home accommodating young people with Learning Difficulties and Complex Needs.
Do you want the challenge and the privilege of being the positive turning point in a child’s life? We are seeking inspirational adults who believe in the capacity of children to learn and grow despite their life circumstances, are you innovative and think outside the box in order to re-awaken excitement and enthusiasm in children.
You should bring a wide range of knowledge and experience as a residential childcare practitioner with management experience and be suitably qualified.
The successful candidate will need to be approved by the appropriate statutory body. This will require Ofsted registration in accordance with their respective time-scales and conditions.
In line with the Children’s Homes regulations the successful candidate will preferably have the following:
Education and Qualifications
The Registered Manager is expected to have the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England).
Has at least two year’s experience of working with children within the past five years with learning disabilities and autism and in addition, at least three years’ experience of managing a residential setting in children’s services.
Knowledge, Skills and Training
Able to demonstrate periodic training to update own knowledge, skills and competence
Has a high standard of general intelligence
Sound knowledge of legislation relating to Health and Safety, Employment, and Food Hygiene
Good insight into the care of children/young persons
Literate, with good communication skills
Knowledge of legislation relating specifically to Care Homes (regulations and standards), including registration and inspection procedures
Specialist knowledge of care of children
Possesses teaching, learning and assessment skills
Able to plan, co-ordinate, organise and work under pressure, whilst remaining professional
Creates a caring but strong and favourable impression to others
Shows enthusiasm and commitment to the care of children
Able to lead and motivate others
Able to co-operate with other health professionals, and build and maintain positive relationships at all levels
Self-motivated and pro-active
Approachable, dependable, tenacious and confidential
Able to attend the Home at any time, if required
Business and management skills to manage the work efficiently and effectively;
A full driving licence and own vehicle is essential.
Please ring us or apply ASAP to learn more about this Unique Employment Opportunity
- Management Experience
- Residential Homes
- Young People
- Youth Work