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Registered Manager - Gateshead

Job Title: Registered Manager - Gateshead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gateshead
Industry:
Salary: £38.9k per year + 700 on call allowance
REF: AKBF150622
Contact Name: Abbie Keating
Contact Email: Abbiek@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Registered Manager – Gateshead

My client is looking for a Registered Manager to join their team within Children’s’ Services.

About the Role:

Do you have a strong background in children's residential care? Are you focused and passionate about changing the lives of children and young people for the better? We have a unique opportunity for an experienced registered manager to join our team in the North East. These are exciting, challenging and rewarding roles with the opportunity to make a huge personal impact. The role will be based in Gateshead.

Our successful applicant will have a real opportunity to build a team who will improve the outcomes of children and young people by providing trauma-informed, compassionate care for young people in a safe, stable and loving homes for them to live and thrive in. The successful candidate will bring with them their experience of working in ‘Good' or ‘Outstanding' Children's Homes.

What makes this Registered Manager role different to other similar roles is that you will be working a standard 37-hour week, mainly from Monday to Friday. Our children's home in Gateshead will accommodate a maximum of 4 young people at any one time. In addition, the Registered Manager will rarely be required to work as part of the shift or to sleep-in, although an additional payment for any sleep-in duties will be made. The Registered Manager will be on call a minimum of one week in eight and also provide on call cover to cover sickness and annual leave when required, for which £700 per annum will be paid in addition to your basic salary

As Registered Manager you will work with a range of professionals to ensure the children and young people you support develop to their full potential. You will lead, inspire and motivate your team to hold the highest aspirations for children and young people and will liaise closely with Ofsted to ensure regulatory compliance and excellence. We will actively support you in your role and provide you and your team with specialist training, development and supervision.

Qualifications

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (and Scotland SVQ Level 4 Management & Leadership) or for England
  • An equivalent Level 5 Diploma as defined by the DFE Guide to Children’s Homes Regulations, 2015

Skills/Knowledge

  • Knowledge and understanding of the CQC regulations, OFSTED (Scotland-Care Inspectorate) requirements and safeguarding practices and how to achieve and maintain the best quality service.
  • Ability to participate in the on-call manager rota

For more information on this position, please get in contact with Abbie – AbbieK@4recruitmentservices.com

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.