Registered Manager to Open New Children's Home

An established children's service provider is seeking an experienced Registered Manager to over see a five bed home catering for children with emotional, behavioral needs and mild LD.

This is a new children's home in the process of opening, making it the 3rd home the provider is running. This is an exciting time for a Manager to join the team, giving you the opportunity and freedom to open your own children's home!

The provider is seeking someone with a passion for excellence. A forward thinker you will have experience of reviewing referrals and successfully commissioning Ofsted children's services. Outcomes focused, you will be highly experienced within the children's residential home sector with a portfolio of previous supporting evidence to substantiate your Ofsted knowledge.

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape a brand new service and be pivotal in it's success.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Supporting the directors and Responsible Individual to achieve registration with OFSTED.
  • Manage the Home and ensure the efficient operation of the service in accordance with the relevant legislation, procedures, policies and the Statement of Purpose for the home.
  • Achieve a quality service; aiming to achieve a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating.
  • Managing and supporting the homes staff team, providing supervision on a regular basis, assessing staff performance and providing some training.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015, Safeguarding Legislation and Procedures the Children Act, other relevant legislation and guidance and company policy and procedure.
  • To ensure recommendations or requirements from inspection reports and Regulation 44 reports are addressed and resolved within designated timescales.
  • Provide written reports for reviews, case conferences and other meetings requested by Senior Staff.
  • Ensure that relevant actions identified at such meetings are implemented.

Recruitment and leadership

  • To provide effective leadership and management of the residential home
  • Recruit, induct and train new staff Safeguarding
  • Manage and safeguard the children and young people and promote their wellbeing
  • Ensure that the highest possible standards of physical, emotional, spiritual and cultural care are maintained within the home at all times
  • Create a culture and ethos where the complex needs of each young person are met
  • To ensure the promotion of education, physical health and emotional well-being of the young people

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a position relevant to the residential care of children.
  • At least 1 year in a role supervising and managing staff within a children's residential setting or similar setting.
  • NVQ Level 3 In Children and Young Peoples work force - Essential.
  • LEVEL 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) or working towards.
  • Recent experience working either as a Registered Manager or as a Children’s Home Deputy Manager.

For further information around this role please apply today!

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

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