Registered Manager - Children's Homes

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382363961-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Tempting Recruitment
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Childcare, Human Resources, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Tempting Recruitment are working alongside our client, a Local Authority, who are looking to recruit an experienced Registered Manager - Children's Homes to join their team based in Oxford

PAY RATE: £350 day rate
WORK TYPE: Temporary

The Residential and Edge of Care Service works with the most vulnerable children and families, including those on the edge of care, within the care system and preparing for independence. The strategic aim of this service is to deliver integrated and individualised interventions to promote best outcomes for children and their families

The duties and responsibilities of the role will include:
  • To be responsible for the day-to-day operation/management of a Children s Home.
  • To ensure the highest standards of emotional, social and physical care, promoting best outcomes for young people through research, development and partnership.
  • To ensure strategic overview and vision of the organisation are embedded in policies, procedures and management strategies.
  • To ensure highly motivated leadership and development to the team for which you are responsible
  • To facilitate service to service support for improvement through collaboration playing a key function in developing high standards of communication
  • To ensure provisions maximise resources to assess needs of families and young people within a planned timescale and ensure all services are delivered in a way which maximises the participation of young people, respects their rights and is responsive to their wishes and views
  • To ensure overall responsibility for all regulatory requirements associated with Ofsted registration and the homes Statement of Purpose for both homes.
  • To ensure all safeguarding risks are acted upon and reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and at all times promote and ensure equality in practice.
  • Undertake and participate in any required training programmes which are relevant to the employment of staff working in children s services, paying regard to residential care and the management role.
  • Develop and maintain effective working partnerships with external providers as an integral part of the care pathway for young people.
  • To be able to challenge, in a sensitive way, engender collaboration for educational achievement and attainment, and foster a mutual responsibility for outcomes for all young people having a solution focussed approach.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies:
  • Have a Level 5 residential leadership and management qualification. (if a Level 3 is held the Apprentice posts can be considered until a Level 5 is successfully completed)
  • Good working knowledge of childcare legislation, guidance and regulations including Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015. Good working knowledge of Children s Homes Regulations 2015 and Quality Assurance Standards.
  • Experience of working in a residential care setting at a managerial level including knowledge of managing residential children s homes

Please be advised that only candidates that have the specific skills and experiences required for this role will be shortlisted and submitted to our client for review.
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