Head Of Care Children’s Services

TBC - £45000 per annum 
Job Type:
Social Care 
Job Ref:

Head of Care Children’s Residential
Location: Northampton
Salary: Up to £45,000 Per Annum based on experience
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We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Registered Manager to manage a children’s residential service and therapeutic school that caters for service users with emotional and behavioural difficulties based in Northampton.

The Role:

  • To promote the normal development of Children and young people
  • To safeguard all service users from threats to their health and welfare
  • To ensure that the home environment is safe and sensitive to the needs of the children
  • To implement and monitor individual care plans
  • To develop and maintain relationships with parents, social workers, teachers and other professionals
  • To be responsible for the development off the staff team and provide leadership and guidance
  • Staff recruitment and performance monitoring
  • To ensure staff are adequately trained, supported and supervised in accordance with relevant policies and quality standards.
  • To ensure the home and staff comply with health and safety and legal requirements
  • To maintain and adhere to professional and confidentiality requirements
  • To contribute to the referral and admissions process as a member of the placement panel.
  • To act as the designated safeguarding officer in the absence of the Director

The Person:

  • We are looking for someone who has a degree in social work, RMN or NVQ Level 4-5 working with Children
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience working with young people in a residential setting and previously registered with OFSTED
  • Must have sound knowledge of Ofsted and current legislation.

Please note any applicants that do not have the relevant qualifications or experience specific to CHILDREN will not be considered.

Interested? Then send us your CV and we will consider you for the first round of interviews.

This position would also be suitable for a Home Manager, Care Home Manager, Registered Manager, Deputy Manager, Social Worker

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