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Social Care - Children Service
Children and Young Peoples Residential Care, South Shields
(Children and Young People’s Residential Care, South Shields)
These are exciting times to work in Children and Young Peoples Residential Care with South Tyneside Council. As we continue to move from strength to strength focusing on our priority – Children and Young People – we build on our commitment to delivering the highest quality care which is founded in our strengths based and relational approach to care. You and the team benefit from comprehensive and forward thinking training and development, close working partnerships across the wider service, a recently refurbished home, an experienced and qualified team and high levels of support / supervision.
Working in a Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ home it is essential that you hold the same values and principles as we do; placing the young people at the centre of all we do, building on relationships to support young people to achieve more than they could have thought possible and listening and valuing their contribution to improving the home and wider services who support them.
As Registered Manager you will ensure the day-to-day care of young people is of the highest quality and in accordance with the values and principles of the service, regulations and best practice. You will ensure the provision of care and recording is of the highest possible standard. You will lead on the continued development of quality assurance processes which ensure care, safeguarding and support continues to develop in order to meet the current and future needs of our children and young people. You will be responsible for ensuring data, finances and performance of the home is accurate, timely and of the highest standard. You will work closely with peers across the wider service and partners to ensure our high standards and aspirations for young people are achieved.
• You will be an experienced Registered Manager with proven supervisory experience and skills.
• You will have significant experience of delivering a wide range of interventions with children and young people.
• You have a proven ability to place the child/young person and family at the centre of all practice and decision making.
• You can demonstrate a highly developed awareness of child development, adolescence, family dynamics, safeguarding, mental health, substance misuse and domestic violence.
• You have a proven ability to establish working relationships with children, families and partner agencies.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tony Joyce on (0191) 424 4647.
This is a re-advertised post, previous applicants need not apply.
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email email@example.com or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.
Closing date: Noon, 9 January 2020.
Please note: The office will be closed from 12.30pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019 until 8.30am on Thursday 2 January 2020. Submitted Application forms and queries will be dealt with on our return. Thank you.