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Children's Home Team Manager

  • Location:

    Worcester

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £24 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    TF-1228

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

  • Expiry date:

    10 Jun 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-05-12

Akton Recruitment is currently working with the Local Authorities to fill a contract position for a Childrens Residential Team Manager. This position is initially an ongoing contract and is paying £24PH through Umbrella.

Job Role:
To ensure that the quality of life and educational opportunity of Children in Care is maximised by timely, stable residential placements that are comprehensively supported across all agencies. Under the direction of the Operational Manager to provide leadership and management to secure the following outcomes:
  • Safeguarding standards are agreed, understood, implemented, and monitored throughout
  • The distance between assessment, placement and support is as short as possible and there is whole system action to keep placements stable and secure
  • There is equity of access and opportunity to be healthy, safe and to learn and achieve for children and young people
  • Contribution to operational development of the service that supports the whole system approach to integrated practice
  • All placements operate to high standards and within statutory requirements
  • Recording practices are safe and secure and routinely monitored
  • Planning of team development takes account of assessed need and results of regulatory inspections, where relevant
  • Strong partnerships are developed with health trusts and other agencies in order to provide access to health provision that will support emotional and physical health and development at universal and specialist levels for children and young people
  • Children, young people, adults and their families are routinely involved in evaluating and developing services to meet their needs
  • High quality outcome and solution-focused practice is sustained that builds on the strengths of children, young people and families, as well as tackling weaknesses