Registered Manager - Surrey

Surrey, Surrey
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: ASTWSC190320C_1584635849
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-03-19
  • Location: Surrey, Surrey
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-05-18
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for an experienced Registered Manager to work in a children's residential setting in Surrey.

The home manager will be employed to work 40 hours per week and expected to arrange their own working rota. This will involve evening, weekend and night shifts duties. The home manager is wholly responsible for ensuring an appropriate staff presence to meet the childcare needs of the children and young people in the home.

Managing service delivery:

  • To fulfil the role of the Registered Manager as defined within the Care Standards Act, and in the Ofsted registration
  • Provide evidence's of working practice to achieve Outstanding for Ofsted inspections
  • To protect children and young people from risks to their health, welfare and normal development, both inside and outside the home
  • To ensure that the environment is managed in line with all Health and Safety requirements and that this is reflected in monitoring, reporting and recording functions
  • To ensure the home environment is appropriate and sensitive to the needs of the children and young people being looked after and is compliant with the Children's Homes Regulations 2015 and the Quality Standards for Children's Homes
  • To ensure that children facing particular crisis and stresses are offered appropriate additional support, and to ensure that staff are supported in dealing with the most complex cases
  • To participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of individual children's care plans
  • To develop and maintain good working relationships with parents and other family members; social workers; school staff and other professionals with a concern for the children's needs such as general practitioners or psychologists
  • To ensure that specific needs are met, such as dietary requirements, religious observance and culturally significant activities
  • To encourage and support children and young people to take responsibility for their own lives commensurate with their age and ability
  • To ensure compliance with the Children's Homes Regulations (2015) and the Quality Standards
  • To ensure children and young people realise their full potential in line with the Quality Standards Ensuring that each young person has a plan which reflects his / her care, education, social, emotional, cultural, and therapeutic and health needs and that this plan is regularly reviewed
  • Taking responsibility for progressing any complaints or child protection concerns
  • Attending and contributing to child care planning and review meetings as appropriate
  • Establishing a programme of senior staff and team meetings to facilitate communication and provide opportunities for consultation and staff development
  • Attending to issues of staff motivation and morale
  • Addressing issues in relation to conduct and competence of staff
  • Ensuring adherence to company policy in relation to probationary periods
  • Promoting personal and professional development through the appropriate delegation of duties and responsibilities

Qualifications

  • NVQ 3 (Caring for Children and Young People)
  • NVQ Level 5 Management

Work Experience

  • Residential childcare (5 years minimum)
  • 2 years as a senior residential childcare worker (Wales)
  • Child Protection
  • Supervision of staff
  • Knowledge and experience of Ofsted regulations

If you are interested in registering with Tradewind Social Care, please call the office on 0203 743 6103 to speak to Alec Simm or email your CV to alec.simm @twrecruitment.com

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