Registered Manager Young People EBD
Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Anonymous
Any candidates who wish to apply should have the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children and Young Peoples services (or equivalent) or be willing to work towards this qualification.
To ensure that the Home meets the standards and expectations of its Statement of Purpose. to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and to ensure that the quality of care provided is consistent with the quality standards and children's homes regulations.
To establish and maintain a competent, motivated and confident staff team and to offer leadership, managerial direction, guidance and support to staff at all levels.
To ensure that the Home's policies and procedures are adhered to and that resources are managed effectively.
To develop systems for the efficient administration of the Home and to ensure that the fabric of the Home, equipment, appliances and grounds are maintained to the highest order in accordance with Health and Safety requirements.
To be the responsible person in managing child protection concerns and complaints. To liaise with Local Authorities, School, Health and other professionals to achieve best outcomes for young people.
To actively promote the Home's equal opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice policies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensuring that each young person has a plan which reflects his / her care, education, social, emotional, cultural, and therapeutic and health needs and that this plan is regularly reviewed.
Establishing and monitoring high quality standards of care in line with the quality standards and the Home's Statement of Purpose and developing quality assurance measures to ensure these standards are maintained.
Allocating a Key Worker for each young person with the principal responsibility of implementing the childcare plan.
Developing systems in which young people are consulted about the quality of care they receive.
Taking responsibility for progressing any complaints or child protection concerns
Working in partnership with parents and other professionals to safeguard and promote the welfare of young people
Attending and contributing to child care planning and review meetings as appropriate
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.
Ensuring that each member of staff has a personal development plan through the Staff Appraisal Program.
Establishing a program 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.
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.
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.
Attending to all administration issues in relation to the Home and the provision of weekly management information reports.
The salary for this post is up to £36,000 + Benefits.
All offers are subject to DBS and references.
If you wish to be considered then please contact Joe on (Apply online only) to discuss your background