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Registered Manager - Children's Residential Home

  • Job reference: CB109
  • Location: Dorchester, Dorset
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: YOT Management
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently looking for a Registered Manager to join our client in Dorset in their Youth Offending Service for 8 weeks on a full time basis starting ASAP.

If you are successful in your applicant then you will be responsible for the recruitment, management and continued professional development of staff within the children's residential home. You will be assisting the Residential Services Manager in the development of the residential and related support services, whilst also creating flexible and creative plans to meet the needs of the service users. You will also be the safeguarding lead for the home, taking responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the looked after children and young people.

In order to be successful for this role, you will need to possess the following:

*A Level 5 qualification in a related subject
*Good knowledge of law and practice relating to looked after children and the legal framework for residential child care
*Thorough knowledge of safeguarding practice and procedures
*Understanding of behaviours linked with autism
*The ability to manage and develop staff
*Excellent assessment skills and the ability to plan effective interventions.
*A good level of ICT skills

This role will also require you to travel between sites and to attend meetings in other locations, so the ability to fulfill the travel requirements of this post is essential.

If this sounds like you, then please get in touch with Callum at Service Care Solutions or apply now.

If this role is not right for you but you know someone who may be interested, then forward their details on to us and we will offer a referral bonus of £250 for new candidates you refer that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks.