Registered Manager

Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
Negotiable subject to Experience
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
07 Nov 2019
Ref
5362
Sectors
Childcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Registered Manager

Location:
Guildford

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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