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Registered Children's Home Manager Job

Registered Children's Home Manager

Hays Social Care are currently recruiting for an Registered Children's Home Manager. They are one of the largest specialist providers of residential childcare and education services. 

The ideal candidate must ensure all Home’s policies and procedures are adhered to and that resources are managed effectively.  You will solely be managing the child protection concerns and complaints as well as liaising with Local Authorities, School, Health and other professionals to achieve best outcomes for young people. 

Duties will include-

  • Involvement in the recruitment and retention of staff
  • Developing a management style which balances the need to exercise control and give direction with the need to offer staff the opportunity to contribute to decision making.
  • Ensuring that all new staff receive a proper induction to the Home in line with company policy.
  • Ensuring that each member of staff has a supervision contract and receives supervision in line with National Minimum Standards
  • Ensuring that each member of staff has a personal development plan through the Staff Appraisal Programme.
  • Establishing a programme of senior staff and team meetings to facilitate communication and provide opportunities for consultation and staff development.
  • Attending to issues of staff motivation and morale
  • Addressing issues in relation to conduct and competence of staff.
  • Ensuring adherence to company policy in relation to probationary periods.
  • Promoting personal and professional development through the appropriate delegation of duties and responsibilities.
  • To develop systems which ensure the effective allocation of resources through:
  • Ensuring adequate staffing levels that meet the needs of the Home
  • Ensuring that budgets are managed effectively and the use of finances is properly monitored.
  • Ensuring that company vehicles are clean and regularly maintained
  • Monitoring closely the fabric of the building (including fixtures, amenities and grounds) and taking remedial action where necessary.
  • To promote the efficient and effective operation of the Home through:
  • Developing in consultation with young people and staff routines in relation to all aspects of child care.
  • Clarifying expectations in relation to maintaining the Home in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Creating rotas which fit best with children’s needs and which allow proper handovers between shifts.
  • Ensuring that there are appropriate and adequate reporting and recording system in place to comply with National Minimum Standards.
  • Attending to all administration issues in relation to the Home and the provision of weekly management information reports for HQ.
              General
  • To contribute to the development of the Company as a whole through membership of the Heads Of Homes Group.
  • To receive training appropriate to role and maintain an up to date training profile
  • To maintain up to date knowledge of the statutory and procedural frame-work for residential care and communicate this to staff as appropriate.

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Summary

Job Type:
Permanent
Industry
Healthcare & Medical
Location
Coventry
Specialism
Social Care
Pay
38,000
Ref:
3153287
Closing Date
Thu Jun 28 11:59:59 BST 2018
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