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Children's Registered Manager

  • Location:

    Derby

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £20 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    TF-1224

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

  • Expiry date:

    06 May 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-04-07

Akton Recruitment are currently working with a Local Authority to fill a contract position for a Registered Manager based within a Children's home. This would initially be a minimum contract of 6 months with a view to review the contract length close to October. The rate of pay is negotiable depending on skills, qualifications and experience. The home are looking to move things quickly and are currently looking to complete interviews and make a hiring decision within a week.

Responsibilities-
  • Achieve and maintain registration as the manager of a children's home when required
  • Maintain the registration of children's homes, ensuring compliance with Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards
  • Monitor and continuously improve the performance of children’s homes
  • Lead high performing teams of residential care and ancillary workers as required
  • Ensure that any complaints or concerns about homes or their staff are investigated and responded to in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that staff teams have access to advice, guidance and support at all times.
  • Contribute to planning, delivering and reviewing children's residential services.
  • Ensure that financial procedures are complied with and homes operates within budget.
  • Understand and comply with the City Council’s environmental policies.
  • Comply with all Health & Safety policies and legislation in performance of the duties of the post.
  • Work with information technology and associated systems in accordance with the City Council’s policies & procedures.
  • Comply with standing orders, financial regulations and Departmental instructions.
  • Carry out duties and responsibilities of the post in compliance with the City Council’s Equality and Diversity policy.
  • Take part in the Councils Managing individual Performance Scheme

Please only apply if you are a registered manager and have experience as a registered manager within a Children's Residential Home, hold a valid enhanced DBS and are available immediately. Unsuitable applicants will not be contacted.