Registered Manager

Wirral , Wirral

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWSCAB18113_1605696023
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-11-18
  • Location: Wirral , Wirral
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-17
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care have a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Manager to join a 6 Bedded Short Break Service for Children aged 8 - 18 Years old with complex Learning and Physical Disabilities for Wirral Council.

Job Purpose:

Manage one of the Council's children's home's for young people aged 8 to 18, lead on the development of the home and deliver the best outcomes in partnership with families and key stakeholders. Ensure practice is in line with statutory and regulatory requirements and children are supported to develop to their full potential. To undertake Registered Manager responsibilities for the service in Wirral ensuring service is compliant and ready for Ofsted Inspection ensuring the service maintains a minimum of "Good" rating. Manage and offer leadership to Deputy Managers, Team Leaders and staff team in order to develop the team.

Key Tasks

  • Establish, review and maintain systems which support continuous improvement and development of childcare practice within the home.
  • Plan and set work objectives, activities and standards for the Team over a course of months
  • Co-ordinate and integrate team activities, resolving both routine and complex issues to ensure the effective delivery of Residential services
  • Ensure system and process is in place which delivers continuous self-assessment and improvement of the homes' performance against children's homes Regulations and Standards.
  • Manage admissions, approve strategies for managing challenging behaviours of young people and involve young people and families in the design and running of the service.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are complied with to provide for a safe workplace and living environment
  • Ensure the service maintains registration and other quality standards. Support joint working arrangements with other teams in and outside the department
  • Working alongside the Provider Services Manager, taking a lead on identifying practice learning and development needs across the service and plan clear actions to address and improve these.


  • Recognised qualification in social care, Registered Managers award, NVQ 5 in Management
  • Register with Ofsted.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of relevant developments and initiatives relating to children.
  • Ability to plan and organise a range of complex activities and priorities, meeting agreed timescales.
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving capability.
  • Ability to delegate and oversee work within the service area.
  • Ability to prioritise work and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to write reports and present this to professional groups.
  • Ability to analyse performance information.
  • Ability to communicate with professionals and families.
  • Ability to coach, mentor, develop and support staff at individual and group level.
  • Anti-oppressive practice
  • Child-focused and centred practice
  • Partnership with other professionals
  • Engage and communicate with staff, management and leadership behaviours
  • Engage with children and families, supporting and involving them in service delivery
  • Professional accountability for decisions
  • Motivated and able to work within a pressured safeguarding environment


  • Demonstrable success in delivering business process efficiencies.
  • Experience in delivering residential services in the area of Looked After Children
  • Demonstrable experience of working with partner agencies.
  • Experience of Budget management.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with partner agencies within a Social Care setting.

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Registered Manager

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