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Children's Registered Manager

  • Job reference: JM220920RM
  • Location: Rochester, Kent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Management
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for a Childrens Registered Manager to join a private client on a permanent basis in Rochester.

Purpose of the Role:
To maintain the smooth running of the home by promoting a harmonious culture by coordinating, supervising, directing and facilitating the team in delivering high standards of care.
Protection and support to the children and young people by facilitating their physical,
psychological, emotional and social development.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
To ensure that the children and young person's primary and developmental needs are priority
by working to develop a strong caring ethos based on Acorn Homes statement of purpose.
Creating a safe environment in which the children and young people feel emotionally &
physically secure, and thus facilitates the guidance & the development of their self-esteem
and full potential.
The work of a Home Manager will, at times, be challenging and will include, but is not limited
to duties such as:
* Set in place procedures and processes within current government regulations and company
policies/procedures, which ensure that all unit staff have a good knowledge and
understanding of legal and registration requirements and are working to ensure that all
National Care Standards are met to an exceptional level.
* Manage the physical resources of the home in line with legal, Inspection & registration
guidelines / requirements and company policies.
* Manage and be responsible for the financial resources of the home, incorporating business
management, budgeting and target setting. Directing and delegating as appropriate.
* Monitor & review effective procedures to manage all Health & Safety requirements of Acorn
Homes, in line with legal requirements.
* Establish, monitor and evaluate clear child protection procedures within Acorn Homes, in line
with the Protection of Children Act and Company policies.
* Instruct & guide staff, through clearly laid out procedures to exercise responsible control over
the children in order to ensure their health & safety and to facilitate the children's sense of
responsibility and morals.
* Liaise with social workers, schools, therapists and other professionals as required, in order to
represent the child's needs or wishes if they are unable to do so themselves or to advise and
facilitate them in raising wishes or complaints with the appropriate people, either personally or
through delegated members of your staff team.
* Attend court and give evidence when appropriate, and if needed support and direct staff in
preparing a child for interviews or court appearances.
Must have:
NVQ Level 5 - registered managers award
Excellent communication, leadership and administrative skills.
Full UK driving licence.
A passion for working with children.
An Enhanced DBS check.
If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Josh at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email
Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!