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Registered Manager - Children's Homes

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
25/03/2024
Advert End Date:
26/04/2024 12:00
Salary:
£45,441 pa
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
261625
Employment Location:
Residential Provision, Children’s Home, South Tyneside
Post Number:
CF03224
Number of posts:
2
Closing date:
26 Apr
Further Information
Registered Children’s Homes Manager
(Children and Young People’s Residential Care, South Tyneside)
£45,441 pa

 
In South Tyneside, our children and families are at the forefront of everything we do. We want every child and family to feel supported in times of need and empowered to make the right decisions; we are committed to making a difference. We take pride in our Children’s Residential Service, where staff are valued, supported, and trusted to drive this vision forward.
 
We are excited to expand our Residential offer with the fantastic opportunity for child focussed Registered managers to develop and further improve our four bedded children’s homes in South Tyneside.
 
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 residential 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, an experienced and qualified team and high levels of support / supervision.
 
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 colleagues across the wider service and partners to ensure our high standards and aspirations for young people are achieved.
 
This is an exciting time for Children’s Residential Services in South Tyneside.  Continued investment into the service, the training and development of managers and staff, its refurbishment and development of existing and new Children’s homes and a clear, focussed vision to achieve best outcomes for our children and young people. 
 
As a manager in South Tyneside you will have opportunities to learn and develop as part of a forward thinking, innovative and creative children’s residential team.
 
About You:
 
  • 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. 

As a valued member of South Tyneside Council, you will also have access to our excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere  
 
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Darren Bird, Operations Manager- Residential Service on 07885916978 between 9 – 5 Weekdays.
 
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 check.
 
Please note that if you apply for this role, all communication regarding your application will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, please ensure you check your junk mail.
 
Closing date: 26 April 2024
 
Interviews will take place on 14 May 2024