Registered Manager

, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: 000000000002137
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2022-11-01
  • Location: , London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2022-11-29
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are currently looking for an experienced Registered Manager to lead and manage a children’s home with the approach and ethos of the organisation, delivering outcomes and high-quality care as set out in the home’s statement of purpose.

General Duties
• Have responsibility for the management of services, including staff management and supervision,
care and placement planning, safeguarding, communications, report writing and monitoring
quality and compliance.
• Ensure full implementation of statutory and organisational policies and procedures and provide
feedback on the effectiveness of all policies and procedures.
• Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements such as provisions set out in the Children’s
Homes Regulations and Quality Standards 2015, Childrens Act 1989, Data Protection Act 1998,
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.
• To be responsible for developing constructive working relationships within the wider community
to promote the overall outcomes for looked after children.
• Ensure that staff have the skills, experience and qualifications required to meet the needs of each
child or young person placed in the home and provide continuity of care.
• To lead and manage the home in a way that is aspirational, inspiring both children and young
people and the staff who work there.
• Produce monitoring reports, statistical data and evaluation as required and in keeping with
organisational policies and procedures and within agreed deadlines.
• To ensure that the principles of equality and diversity are embedded in the culture of the home.
• To ensure that each child or young person has individual care and care planning which is tailored
to their specific needs and requirements as laid out in their relevant plans.
• To maintain professional relationships with the team around the child, multi-agency partnerships
and where appropriate parents, families and other stakeholders.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Education
• Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services; or
equivalent; or a preparedness to work towards the same.
• Demonstrate commitment to continuing professional development.
• 3 years’ experience working with children in the last 5 years and at least 1 year at senior level.
• Supervision or management experience.
• Working with children, young people and their families.
• Work in a residential setting.
• Inter-agency work.

Knowledge and Understanding
• Children’s Home Regulations and Quality Standards 2015, Single Social Care Inspection Framework
(SSCIF), Children Act 1989, Children and Families Act 2014, Care Standards Act 2000, Children Act 2004,
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015, Health and Safety at work and associated guidance and
• Policies and procedures pertaining to running a residential children’s home.
• Child protection, safeguarding children, impact of abuse and neglect, education and health needs of
looked after children, equality and diversity and children’s rights.
• Care and placement planning, risk and review processes.
• Understanding of the education, health, social, emotional and psychological needs of looked after
children and young people and how to ensure these needs are met.

Skill and Abilities
• Ability to lead and inspire a staff team, take responsibility for staff team training and development,
supervision, rosters ensuring continuity of care for each child or young person.
• Able to manage stress and difficult dynamics and demonstrate emotional resilience.
• Capable of performing a wide variety of administrative tasks consistent with the day-to-day management
of a children’s home.
• Prioritise and organise workload in a manner that maintains and promotes quality, evaluating the quality
of own and others’ work and raises any quality issues and related risks to the relevant person.
• To be ‘fit’ to manage a children’s home as outlined in the requirements for registration as a manger.
• Ability to sustain and work through placement issues to prevent placement breakdowns.
• Ability to monitor the service for quality of care and in line with the requirements of Ofsted inspection.
• Ability to develop constructive working relationships with the wider community and multi-agency teams.

If you are interested, please post your CV to this advert or email your CV to
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