Registered Manager New Children's Residential Home

We are currently recruiting a Registered Manager to open a new Children’s Home based in Hucknall, Nottingham! This is a 3 bed, EBD and LD home that is ready to be registered with Ofsted.

Have you previously held registration and are looking for a new opportunity? This role will include setting up and establishing a new home with the autonomy to make it your own..

The Registered Manager will be the person who holds direct responsibility and ownership of the Children Residential home service ensuring you efficiently manage the daily performance of the home applying improvements where necessary and constantly quality assuring the services that are being provided. You will display robust, motivational and consistent leadership skills to the workforce and external professionals/agencies at all times.

The successful candidate will be working 40 hrs a week full time, reporting directly to the responsible Individual.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To manage the allocated Children residential home maintaining an efficient strategy within the service that is according to all current legislation, procedures, policies and within the statement of purpose for the home.
  • Undertake training and development to keep current with the law, best practices and apply this knowledge to the management of the home.
  • To support the home’s workforce in providing high quality care to all the children who reside within the home.
  • To produce a development plan for the home and the service that will be provided to children, evaluating standard of performance and scrutinising to apply improvements that can be work towards.
  • To contribute positively to the development of relationship with external professionals and agencies.
  • To chair all necessary meetings, reviews and discussions as necessary and represent the company/service within a positive manner.
  • To complete a monthly basis rota that ensures that all the children’s needs have been met.
  • Ensure that all the clinical processes and medication is in line with legislation.
  • To be directly responsible for the safeguarding of children and workforce within the home, promoting children’s right and ensuring a good quality of care has been provided at all times.
  • To be accountable to Ofsted and liaising with regulatory organisations ensuring the home is being efficiently managed.
  • Ensuring that all the necessary documentation required by regulators is completed to a high standard and is available at any time for Ofsted inspections.
  • Maintain full and accurate records and reporting systems that are in accordance with legal requirements. To effectively manage complaints, incidents and accidents. Completing investigations where necessary and using and findings to improve the service that is provided.
  • To be part of the home on-call duties and provide advice and guidance to support when required ensuring all emergency on call issues are dealt with effectively. In addition to take part in On-Call service for the out of hours.
  • To be prepared to work flexible to assure the safety of the home and service provided.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and hygienic homely environment which is in accordance with Health and Safety legislation at all times. To act as a lead for infection prevention and control. To ensure that any repairs are reported the maintenance team promptly.
  • To have competed (or working towards completing) Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care, Children and Young People’s services or the equivalent.
  • To demonstrate a robust knowledge of child protection issues and procedures, to have significant knowledge within; legislation relevant to this sector, the children’s home regulations 2015 including Quality Standards, SCIFF, Children’s Act.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Hold or working towards Level 5 Leadership and management in Residential Childcare, Essential
  • Experience registering an Ofsted Children’s Home, Desirable
  • At least 2 years experience of working within a residential children’s setting within the last 5 years, Essential

Meditemp is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client in relation to this vacancy.

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