Job Details

Role: Registered Children’s Home Manager

Region: Staffordshire

Salary: £35,000- £40,000

Hours: Full time

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and vulnerable adults, we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a Registered Manager to join our team at Trent Acres in Staffordshire. Someone who has a commitment to improving the lives of children and who has registered manager experience would be perfect for this role.

About the Home

Trent Acres provides residential care for up to 5 young people with diagnosed Learning disabilities, providing a structured, homely and nurturing environment for our young people. We believe this is the starting point to enable the young people to achieve their full potential in life.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

About the Group

Options Autism is part of the Outcomes First Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

About the Role

As a Registered Home Manager, you will be responsible for the care of up to 5 young people with Autism and complex needs. The successful candidate will effectively manage the care team to achieve the best outcomes for our residents, whilst providing a safe and secure environment and maintaining Ofsted and Quality Care Standards.

The ideal candidate will have experience of being a Registered Manager and managing a team, along with the commitment to providing a safe, secure and nurtured environment in order for the young people to reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coach and develop the team to maximise their performance and potential and work effectively together to deliver the best outcomes
  • Enable the young people to fulfil their potential through structured education, care and wellbeing interventions that are relevant to their needs
  • Manage placement plans building relationships and gaining best outcome agreements with local authorities
  • Manage the home in line with the allocated budget
  • Oversee all referrals and assessments within the home

Essential Criteria

  • Qualified or working towards Diploma Level 5 in Leadership and Management in Residential Child Care (England)
  • Experience of working with and managing challenging behaviour
  • Proven track record of managing people and performance
  • Ability to work across and support the management of a 24/7 operation
  • Attained Level 3 CCYP

A few reasons we think it’s a great place to work:

  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • Pension
  • Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • No two days are ever the same

 

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

Keywords: support work / care worker / social work / residential care / childcare / support worker / care jobs / care home / childcare worker / manager