Registered Manager needed ASAP for Children's Residential in Hove.
This Company has been operating for 26 years providing therapeutic residential care and specialised therapeutic education to children and young people aged 6-18 years, supported accommodation to young care leavers aged 18 years and older, and a specialised training and consultancy service.
This company are seeking the right candidate to take up the role and position of Registered Manager of one of their Therapeutic Children's Home. This specific Home has been operating since 2006 and cares for up to 5 children, boys and girls, aged 12-16 on admission and up to age 18.
To be successful you will have a minimum of 2 years prior experience in a management role (Registered Manager, Manager or Deputy Manager) within a residential care setting for children. You will be knowledgeable on the legislation and regulation and statutory guidance relevant to Children's Homes and Children's Social Care. You will have the necessary professional skills and personal attributes to be an effective Leader of a team of 16 colleagues, a competent Manager of an environment that is 'Home' to 5 children, and actively involved in the strategic development of the wider organisation.
You will have achieved or be working towards achieving the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (or equivalent). You will ideally also have undertaken some learning and study in a relevant subject such as Child Development, Adolescents and Youth Studies, Psychology, Therapeutic Practice / Psychodynamic Theory, Understanding Trauma, and/or Group work.
Prior knowledge, skills or experience in areas of Business Management, Finance and Budgeting, Team-Development, Personnel Management, Strategic Planning, and/or Project Planning would also be beneficial to this role as Registered Manager. A current full and clean driving licence is desirable but not essential.
Above all you will prove you have genuine determination, dedication, passion and commitment to making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the children in their care.
In return we will ensure you have;
- reliable and effective support
- regular professional supervision and performance review
- guided career and professional development
- access to an extensive training programme
- opportunities to gain further qualifications
- the tools to develop as a reflective practitioner
- good salary progression and benefits
- help when things get difficult and genuine recognition of your achievements
- an experienced team of senior managers and consultants with you every step of the way
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