Interim Childrens Home Manager

Seven Resourcing
Cardiff County
Up to £10,000
16 Jan 2021
21 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Seven Social Care are looking for an interim Registered Childrens Home Manager to work in Cardiff. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £27.41 (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:
    To provide effective leadership and be accountable for the safe and efficient management of the Respite children's home.
    To ensure that the home achieves compliance with its Statement of Purposes (SoP) at all times and that the children and young people placed at the home receive the appropriate support to enable them to achieve positive and agreed outcomes in line with their care and support plans.

    To meet the fit persons requirements of a Registered Manager with the approval of CIW.

    To fulfil all duties and responsibilities of a Registered Manager as required by the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) 2016.

    Key Responsibilities:
      Accepting responsibility and accountability for all the day to day activities of the home and providing an example to be followed by others, creating an open, positive and inclusive atmosphere in the home.
      Developing and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders including Health colleagues, Education colleagues, members of the local community, children, young people and their families, CIW, Case Management Social Workers.

      Representing the home to relevant individuals and organisations to ensure that the home and the services it provides is well recognised and achieves and maintains positive recognit6ion both with professionals, children and young people and their families and members of the local community.

      Ensure that the home's SoP, is accurate up to date and regularly reviewed to ensure that compliance is achieved at all times

      Define values and policies which take into account the requirements, expectations and policies of the home, Children's Services and Cardiff Council ensuring that key operational policies are maintained and available to employees, children and young people resident at the home as appropriate.

      Actively promote understanding, implementation and compliance with the agreed model of care for the home (eg, Restorative Approaches) and behaviour support programme (Strategies for Crisis Intervention & Prevention) and establish an effective key work system to support this, which includes the provision of individual and group work.

      To take the role of Practice Leader, supporting and encouraging a Signs of Safety culture within the service.

      Applicant Requirements:
      • Qualifications: Level 5 Diploma in leadership for Health & Social Care Services (Children and Young People's Registered Management) Wales + NI.
      • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
      • Compliance: Up to date Social Care Wales registration and DBS.
      • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
      • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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