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Closed for applications on 30/01/2022 23:59
Grade 13 £39,880 - £43,857
Plus £2,500 temporary recruitment/retention allowance. Allowances are in relation to permanent appointments only.
Social Care - Children Service
Your normal place of work will be a designated Children’s Homes, but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham
Children and Young Peoples Services
Looked After Children
Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/21/602B
Post Title: Registered Homes Manager, Children’s Residential Homes
Salary: Grade 13 £39,880 - £43,857 plus £2,500 temporary recruitment/retention allowance. Allowances are in relation to permanent appointments only.
Job Location: Sherburn Park House, County Durham
Here at Durham County Council, we are proud of the sustained growth and development of children’s services and continually look for ways to refine and improve our offer.
At the same time, we recognise that this can only be realised with caring, dedicated people so we are pleased to say that we are expanding our team
We are looking for someone with experience and commitment to manage an already successful children’s home offering short break care to children and young people with a disability.
You and your team will be responsible for putting the voice, health, and wellbeing of our children and young people at the centre of everything you do ensuring time spent in our care is fun, memorable, and action-packed.
You will have an extensive remit, this will include the day-to-day management of the home ensuring effective and timely delivery of care through a trauma-informed approach as well as management and support of an established team ensuring skills, knowledge and expertise are continually developed and updated
Skills and experience
We are looking for someone who:
• Puts children and young people at the centre of everything we do
• Is committed to exceptional service delivery
• Has proven leadership and management experience
• Has knowledge and understanding of the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 and experience of regulatory inspections including Ofsted and Regulation 44
• Has knowledge of evidence-based practice and research in relation to looked after children
• 26 days holidays per year increasing to 31 after five years continuous local government service
• Option to purchase up to 10 additional days annual leave per year through our salary sacrifice scheme
• Contributory career average salary pension scheme
• Pay enhancements for unsociable hours
• Trade Union membership
• Discounted gym membership
• Employee Assist Scheme
Is this the role for you?
This role requires a special person so if you think that could be you, we’d welcome your application, if however, you feel you would benefit from some additional information, please contact Steve Percival, Quality Assurance Manager on 07901 326259 or by e-mail Steve.Percival@durham.gov.uk
Removal, lodging and separation expenses will be available to the successful candidate if at the time of application for appointment their place of residence is outside the administrative area of County Durham and in excess of 30 miles in a straight line from the their new administrative centre, along with a number of other criteria for eligibility.
The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held in February 2022.
As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.
Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 263154 or email PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk
In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.
This job is closed for applications.