Team Manager (7831)

3 days left

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Essex
Salary
Plus GBP1885.27 Outer London Weighting
Posted
20 Apr 2021
Closes
18 May 2021
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a passionate and experienced team. We are seeking a full time Team Manager to provide excellent leadership, management and coordination responsibilities for one of our residential team. The Team Manager will manage a team of support staff providing support to children and young people with SEN needs within a residential setting. Our aim is to empower the children and young people new knowledge and skills, while also building resilience and providing essential emotional and practical support.

The candidates need to have at least two years' experience in the children's homes workforce and at least one year in a Care position where they have managed and supervised staff members.

The working pattern for this role is Monday to Friday 9am - 4.30pm but may include some occasional evenings. Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance and are therefore open to offering flexible working arrangements.

At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.

Must have: A level 3 diploma in the children and young people's workforce.
Desirable: level 5 diploma in management and leadership

Candidates must be able to also pass an OFSTED interview.

Common Duties and Responsibilities:

To establish and manage the team communications systems ensuring that the Company procedures, policies, strategies and objectives are effectively communicated to all team members.
To ensure that professional practice in the team is carried out to the highest standards and developed in line with the Company stated objectives of continual improvement in quality of its service to internal and external customers.
To ensure that the Health and Safety policy, organisation arrangements and procedures as they related to areas, activities and personnel under your control are understood, implemented and monitored.
To provide vision and leadership to staff within a specialist team, ensuring that effective systems are in place for workload allocation and management, the application of the companies policies and procedures, including those relating to equality, supervision and appraisal and all aspects of their performance, personal development, health and welfare.
Ensure that a robust staff rota is in place that offers adequate support to the children and young people, and ensure that the rota is retained for future reference.
All members of staff will receive regular supervision and appraisal and it is the responsibility of each member of staff to follow the company's procedure in respect of supervision and appraisal.
To ensure the Home exceeds all standards prescribed within (The children homes regulations 2015 including the quality standards).
To ensure the children and young people's needs are met in line with the children homes regulations 2015 including the quality standards.
To maximise the effectiveness of staff through motivation, development and the application of Supportive Link personnel policies.
To take the lead in setting standards and evaluating achievements; to take a proactive role in securing improvements in the quality of services provided by Supportive Link
To contribute to the development of corporate policies and service initiatives, aimed at improving the service provided by Supportive Link
To ensure that there is a Statement of Purpose in place, which is appropriate to the needs of young people and outlines qualifications, experience and expertise of the staff employed within the homes.
To ensure that the area risk assessment known as the regulation 46 set out in (The children homes regulations 2015 including the quality standards) is in place and is kept under regular review.
To ensure that a home risk assessment is in place and all housekeeping and health and safety documents and checks are in place and are regularly completed and scrutinised.
To set and review targets and objectives for the home's staff team in order to ensure that work is focused and has clear direction.
To ensure that sufficient back up resources are available in emergency/out of hours situations including participation in an out of hours 'On-Call' rota.
To have line management responsibilities for a staff team, ensuring that all staff receive appropriate induction, supervision and appraisal.
To be responsible for ensuring a full flow of information into and out of the team and to develop effective communication strategies and systems which assist staff in the operation of their duties.
To be responsible for the effective management and development of a range of quality direct services to young people. To ensure that the policies and procedures of the company are implemented.
To actively participate in safe recruitment, grievance, disciplinary, health and safety and other staffing matters with support from the HR Manager.
To ensure that staff training and development needs are identified and ensuring that those needs are met. To assist in training staff as required.
To ensure that all Health and Safety Regulations are complied with in accordance with Supportive Link policies, procedures and practices.
To regularly inspect the condition of the structure, fabric, furnishings and fittings of the building to ensure that all necessary equipment, etc. is in good working order and of a reasonable and acceptable standard of repair.
To ensure that effective finance budgets, control, administration and records comply with Supportive Link's expectations and procedures.
To promote and implement the companies Equality and Diversity policies and procedures.
To ensure that staff understand and implement the companies Child Protection Procedures
For further information about this role please contact Ben Harper via email: . Please note, we do not accept CVs.

At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate

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