Registered Manager

Guildford, Surrey
Negotiable subject to Experience
10 Oct 2019
07 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Registered Manager


Job Type: Full Time, Monday – Friday

Salary: Negotiable subject to experience

Our client has four registered Children’s Homes within the Surrey and Sussex Borders. Each home is set in a rural location and offers a comfortable homely environment for young males aged 13-18 years.

The ideal Registered Manager would have the following skills and experience:

  • 2 years’ previous experience of managing a residential Children’s Home to a Good or Outstanding level
  • Diploma Level 5 in Young People and Knowledge and experience of Safeguarding is essential as is an understanding of the skills needed to lead a team.
  • You must have a good understanding of the requirements of registration and a previous Registration with Ofsted would be desirable.

Responsibilities for the Registered Manager:

  • To be responsible for the weekly budgeting of cash and petty cash.
  • To promote the welfare of the children as defined in the Children Act 1989 (HMSO 011 321 4308).
  • To facilitate staff meetings / supervision for 1½ hours on a weekly basis. To attend seniors meeting monthly.
  • To arrange and participate in training as required, and to contribute to your own professional development by keeping up to date of national developments in childcare policies and practice.
  • To run / chair statutory and in-house reviews for all the young people.
  • You may be called at home if a problem arises to give advice over the phone. In an emergency you may be called to come in.
  • To ensure that all staff members are kept up to date with changes to procedures
  • To ensure that communication between staff is promoted and individuals are given the opportunity to express their opinions.
  • To offer guidance and support to staff while on shift, particularly when dealing with incidents.
  • To ensure that positive and negative feedback is given constructively to promote a professional approach to work.
  • To inform the Responsible Individual as soon as is reasonably possible in matters of dispute.
  • To be responsible for weekly rota’s and staff annual leave.
  • To promote equal opportunities.
  • To make sure that young people and staff are kept safe and secure whilst out among the public.
  • To be accountable for any decision made in regard to the welfare of the young people and staff members at all times.
  • To support and encourage the young people to participate in decision making and planning.
  • To participate and organise staff individual supervision.
  • To be responsible for overseeing administration relevant to current regulations.
  • To oversee all house activities ensuring full risk assessments are completed.

Children's Home - Support - Registered Manager - Safeguarding - Childcare

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