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Children's Services - Homes Manager - LAC and Permanence

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/05/2017 23:59
£31,601 - £35,444
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
At an approved location
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Job details 

Closing date:
28 May

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information


Residential Homes Manager

Children's Homes provide long term care for a maximum of 5 young people with emotional and behavioural issues. The post holder will be required to be registered with Ofsted as the manager of a children’s home. They will be responsible for the management of a staff team of around 12-14 people. Their duties will be to facilitate the staff team in providing a warm and homely environment in which young people who are Looked After by the Council can make excellent progress and achieve the best possible outcomes..

Duties will include supervision and support of staff, development of the home, delegation of tasks and areas of responsibility and monitoring the home as required by the Children’s Homes Regulation 2015. You will be expected to operate as part of a wider management team and undertake duties and leads for key areas of service development as required.

The post holder will ensure that legislation is met in all areas using other DCC agencies and external professionals to support this task. The Homes are subject to Ofsted Inspection in accordance with the Children's Homes Regulations.

Required qualifications:

A qualification in Social Care or related fields equal to or above NVQ level 4. NVQ level 4 in management or equivalent.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Kathy Welch Residential Team Manager on 03000 269296 or via email kathy.welch@durham.gov.uk or Karen Robb Strategic Manager Looked After Children and Permanence via email karen.robb@durham.gov.uk

Closing date is midnight on Sunday 28th May 2017.

Shortlisting will be held week commencing 29th May 2017.

It is anticipated interviews will be held on Monday 12th June 2017.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@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.

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