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Registered Manager - Children's Home - Enfield

  • Job reference: REGMAN2910
  • Location: Enfield, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Management
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Job description: Registered Children's Home Manager - Enfield
Service Care Solutions are looking for a Registered Children's Home Manager for our client which is based in Enfield. This is a permanent vacancy with duties including managing and assuring the smooth running and co-ordination of the child care services of a designated children's home in conjunction with the operations teams and company's policies and procedures.

CONTRACT - Permanent
SALARY - £38 - £45k per year depending on experience
START - ASAP

HOW TO APPLY - Please send your up to date cv to Jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964 for more information.

PERSON SPECIFICATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
*Evidence of child care training/experience
*Child care or relevant qualifications
*Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues
*Understand and knowledge of the needs of children
*NVQ Level 5 or willingness to work towards it
*At least 1 years' experience working in a care setting
*Experience of working with children who have been abused and have emotional and/or behavioural difficulties
*An enthusiasm and commitment to the children and the staff team
*Ability to listen and respond both responsibly and appropriately with sensitivity
GENERAL DUTIES
*Attend, where appropriate, Reviews, Planning Meetings etc
*Supervise and report on all expenditure associated with the home in accordance with company procedure
*To co-ordinate and ensure each young person has a key worker and is seen regularly
*To be on call to the home
*Supervision/Appraisal of residential staff
*In conjunction with the Resource Managers ensure that the designated home is adequately covered by Rota
*Ensure compliance with all current statutory and company duties, procedures, guidelines and other instructions
*To manage the House Fund and expenditure to agreed level

ABOUT OUR CLIENT
As a provider of an extensive range of innovative and integrated services that support at risk children and young people, our client offers a diverse range of roles in child and youth care, and support services. There is significant and continual investment across the business as they make improvements and continue to grow. The addition of new care homes means they continually require more and more care workers and staff in order to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding organisation.
This aligns with the ongoing commitment made to improve the lives of young people and the mission which is empowering lives and fulfilling potential through care, education and opportunity. Working for our client means you could be part of a team that helps bring positive life experiences to young people, no matter what area you work in.