Around 3- 4 years of working with children.
2 years of management of people
Main Purpose of Post:
To be responsible for shaping and delivering the residential home’s Statement of Purpose and managing a team to achieve the same.
The expectation of the Registered Manager:
! You must ensure children’s safety and well-being is appropriately protected at all times (including those who may go missing or may be at risk of harm, including exploitation, neglect, abuse, self-harm, bullying and radicalisation).
! The help, care and support that you provide will be of a very high standard.
! You are able to inspire and lead a team of staff to deliver high quality care,
which will meet the specific needs of each individual child placed in the home
as stated in your statement of purpose.
! Your leadership and management will result in positive experiences and
progress for children.
! You will actively promote tolerance, equality and diversity, and challenge any
! You have a good understanding of all aspects of practice that relate to
managing a children’s home.
! You have a good understanding of any relevant, up-to-date practice models,
including research and innovative practice, which compliment the ATC model
which you will use to underpin the operation of the home.
! You have a thorough knowledge of the legislation and guidance that applies
to children’s homes.
! You have a thorough knowledge of Ofsted’s policies and procedures,
including guidance on the children’s homes inspection framework.
Duties and responsibilities
To manage a Residential Home and ensure the efficient operation of the service in accordance with the relevant legislation1, procedures, policies and the Statement of Purpose for the home.
To produce a development plan for the service that ensures the delivery of high quality, clinically informed practice.
To work with other managers to ensure that all staff work together and with others towards meeting the emotional and physical needs of the children and planning for positive outcomes.
To support staff to achieve the highest and level of care for the children placed within the home.
To co-ordinate and monitor casework and administrative functions of the home and evaluate standards of performance, in line with Regulations 44 and 45.
To promote appropriate and therapeutical relationships between staff and young people and their families, promoting the children’s involvement and participation in the day- to-day life of the Home.
To assist in and supervise the continual assessment of the needs of the children and to identify and prepare specific development plans to ensure the most appropriate programs for the children.
To be involved in recruitment of staff including vetting, interviewing and inducting new employees.
To contribute to a comprehensive staff training and development programme including our Treatment Centre’s Diploma to ensure the team has the necessary skills and levels of expertise to meet the needs of the children.
To manage a Residential Home and ensure the efficient operation of the service in accordance with the relevant legislation, procedures, policies and the Statement of Purpose for the home.
- To manage a Residential Home and ensure the efficient operation of the service in accordance with the relevant legislation
- policies and the Statement of Purpose for the home.
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