A great opportunity within the UK’s leading children’s behavioural health provider.
Who are we?
We are the Cambian Group, One of the largest specialist providers of residential childcare and education services in the UK. We are a progressive and quality focused organisation that prides ourselves on being child-centred. We are an organisation that continues to grow and we celebrate promoting from within.
We are looking for a Registered Manager to manage our 3 bedded Children’s home close to Spalding, South Lincolnshire for children aged 10-18 years old who have emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Applicants who have had relevant experience as a Registered Manager or in a Deputy/Senior role with in a children’s residential establishment and also have an NVQ L4/ 5 in Leadership for Health & Social Care or willing to work towards (funded by Cambian)
A Registered Manager is accountable for delivering high quality care to the young people resident within the home. Responsible for delivery of all care services, as well as the strategic planning for developments within the home, and day to day management matters.
Major aspects of the role:
• Overall responsibility for the day to day running the home.
• Ensuring the highest quality of care is delivered at all times.
• Managing your team and homes budgets.
• Ensuring that all current legislation is met and exceeded.
• Develop and maintain key relationships with children, staff parents and professionals.
Supported by one of our best Regional Managers you will be inducted into our way of working and provided the relevant tools and autonomy to make your home an absolute success.
Main Purpose of the Job:
To ensure that the Home’s policies and procedures are adhered to and that resources are managed effectively. To be the responsible person in managing child protection concerns and complaints. To liaise with Local Authorities, Schools, Health and other professionals to achieve best outcomes for young people.
To actively promote the Home’s equal opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice policies.
Duties & Responsibilities
• To meet the needs of children through:
• Ensuring that each young person has a plan which reflects his / her care, education, social, emotional, cultural, therapeutic and health needs and that this plan is regularly reviewed.
• Allocating a Key Worker for each young person with the principal responsibility of implementing the childcare plan.
• Establishing and monitoring high quality standards of care in line with the Quality Standards and the Home’s Statement of Purpose and developing quality assurance measures to ensure these standards are maintained.
• Developing systems in which young people are consulted about the quality of care they receive.
• Taking responsibility for progressing any complaints or child protection concerns
• Working in partnership with parents, carers and other professionals to safeguard and promote the welfare of young people
• Attending and contributing to child care planning and review meetings as appropriate
To develop a confident & competent staff team through:
• Involvement in the recruitment and retention of staff
• Developing a management style which balances the need to exercise control and give direction with the need to offer staff the opportunity to contribute to decision making.
• Ensuring that all new members of staff receive a formal induction to the Home in line with company policy.
• Ensuring that each member of staff has a supervision contract and receives supervision in line with the Quality Standards
• Ensuring that each member of staff has a personal development plan through the Appraisal Programme.
• Establishing a programme of senior staff and team meetings to facilitate communication and provide opportunities for consultation and staff development.
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