Registered Residential Manager - Children

Location Purley
Discipline: Care
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££38k - £45k + Benefits
Contact name: Sunnie Dhadwar-Lynch

Contact email: sunnie@flowrecruitment.co.uk
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: Immediate

​Our client has a firm belief that in order to offer first-class care, they must invest, nurture and develop their staff. They are committed to creating a transparent, accountable, respectful, happy, and most importantly hope-filled house for their service users to live in and their staff to work in. The company ethos is to create houses of hope, to empower children’s lives for a better tomorrow

 

Background: To be the Ofsted Registered Manager for the home by providing effective leadership and management, and act on behalf of the company to ensure that the Home meets relevant requirements set out in legislation.

To ensure the highest standard of consistent care and service in accordance with legislation, central government guidance, regulations and standards, and the policies and procedures of the company.

To provide a lead in the decisions and management of placements within the Residential and Outreach provisions, and to liaise with partners in formulating jointly agreed plans, to ensure a coordinated approach to services for children and young people.

You are also responsible for contributing to achieving the overall objectives of the home by supervising the Home Manager and Team Leader/Seniors to deliver a well-managed and supported care services which meets best practice and exceeds set target.

 

Aims:

1. Ensure compliance with the Children's Homes Regulations 2015 (amended 2018) and National Minimum Standards, including the monitoring of Regulation 44 and Regulation 45 inspections; and other relevant legislation and best practice including but not limited to:

·         Children Act 2004

·         Child Care Act 2006

·         United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989

·         Employment Act 2008

·         Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

·         Ensure the Home is fully prepared and ready for regular Ofsted inspections in line with Ofsted Inspection Framework.

2. Ensure the home works within Every Child Matters framework so that every child can:

·         be healthy

·         stay safe

·         enjoy and achieve

·         make a positive contribution achieve economic well-being.

3. Provide a secure, safe, healthy, happy, and caring environment for all children and young people using our services.

4. To work individually and collectively to promote a constructive, fair, and sensitive approach to working with others form a variety of cultures and backgrounds and ensure that their staff and volunteers carry out their tasks within the terms and intentions of our Equal Opportunities policy.

5. Achieve a culture of positive and effective professionalism with all members of the SMT of the company demonstrating a pro-active, flexible approach and respect and support for the different roles within the team.

6. Maintain a safe, healthy, and supportive working environment for staff.

7. Be able to meet the challenges of service provision in the context of statutory sector undergoing fluctuating funding and regulatory structure.