Registered Manager (Children’s Short Breaks)

Location
Chertsey
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Ref
00326650
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Registered Manager (Children’s Short Breaks) 

Treetops is our 6-bedroom short breaks unit for disabled children and young people up to the age of 18. 

Position: Registered Manager - Children’s Short Breaks Unit 
Location: Chertsey, Surrey 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: Negotiable

Closing date: Friday 29th March 2019 
Interview week commencing: 8th April 2019 

About the role: 

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Registered Manager to continue and further develop this prestigious short break unit. 

Reporting to the Head of Services, duties will include: 
- Overseeing the day to day operational running of Treetops 
- Ensure that all practice is in line with policies, procedures and the National Minimum Standards and Regulations for Children’s Homes, monitored by Ofsted 
- Ensure that all staff are aware of their responsibilities 
- Provide support through supervision and appraisal 
- Maintain staff rotas and organise the children’s bookings 
- Monitor and contribute to the assessment and implementation of service documentation 
- Work with families and other professionals to provide a co-ordinated service 
- Monitoring of the service provision 

About you: 

- Experience of SEND 
- Knowledge of relevant legislation and Ofsted registration requirements 
- Ability to lead, motivate and support the staff team 
- Experience of managing and implementing person centred plans 
- Ability to contribute at both strategic and operational levels 
- Care and managerial track record within a children’s registered residential setting within the last 5 years 
- Worked for at least 2 years in a position relevant to the residential care of children 
- At least one year where you have supervised and managed a staff team 
- A Registered Managers Award ideally a L5 Leadership and Management in Residential or willing to work towards this qualification. 

Please note if you do not receive a response before the 5th April your application has been unsuccessful 

The successful person will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service at enhanced level, two references and an Occupational Health check. After a 6 months’ probationary period you will be entitled to six weeks’ annual leave and pension benefits after 3 months. 

You may have experience of the following: Registered Manager, Service Manager, Home Manager, Children’s Home Manager, Care Manager, Care Coordinator, Case Worker, Social Worker, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.

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