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Children'S Home Manager

Zoek Pin West Midlands - This Area Only

Permanent (Full time)

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Job Description

The Cambian Group (CSE-Sexual Trauma) are recruiting for a Registered Children’s Home Manager-

Located in Wolverhampton Area

Salary – Competitive

This role is working with young people who have been subject to CSE and encountered trauma in their life’s The Cambian Group is one of the UK's leading children's specialist education and behavioural health service providers.

The Group's services have a specific focus on children who present high severity needs with challenging behaviours and complex care requirements. Cambian looks after 2,100 children and employs over 4,300 people across a portfolio of 224 residential facilities, specialist schools and fostering offices located in England and Wales.

Main Purpose of the Job:

To ensure that the Home’s policies and procedures are adhered to and that resources are managed effectively

To be the responsible person in managing child protection concerns and complaints

To liaise with Local Authorities, School, Health and other professionals to achieve best outcomes for young people

To actively promote the Home’s equal opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice policies.

Duties and Responsibilities

To meet the needs of children through

Ensuring that each young person has a plan which reflects his / her care, education, social, emotional, cultural, therapeutic and health needs and that this plan is regularly reviewed

Allocating a Key Worker for each young person with the principal responsibility of implementing the childcare plan

Establishing and monitoring high quality standards of care

Developing systems in which young people are consulted about the quality of care they receive.

Taking responsibility for progressing any complaints or child protection concerns ·

Working in partnership with parents, carers and other professionals to safeguard and promote the welfare of young people

Attending and contributing to child care planning and review meetings as appropriate. · Involvement in the recruitment and retention of staff.

Addressing issues in relation to conduct and competence of staff

Ensuring adherence to company policy in relation to probationary periods

Promoting personal and professional development through the appropriate delegation of duties and responsibilities.

Ensuring adequate staffing levels that meet the needs of the Home

Ensuring that budgets are managed effectively and the use of finances is properly monitored.

Ensuring that company vehicles are clean and regularly maintained

Monitoring closely the fabric of the building (including fixtures, amenities and grounds) and taking remedial action where necessary

Cambian offer consistent training and development throughout your employment with us.

You will also have support from Senior Managers and MDT teams.

You will be offered all the tools and resources to complete this role to the very best of your ability.

To contribute to the development of the Company as a whole through membership of the Heads Of Homes Group. ·

To receive training appropriate to role and maintain an up to date training profile

To maintain up to date knowledge of the statutory and procedural frame-work for residential care and communicate this to staff as appropriate.

Person Specification: · NVQ4 Residential Care or equivalent and/or Level 5 Management qualification is not essential but must be willing to work towards

Driving License

Childcare legislation and Safeguarding knowledge

Understanding needs of complex needs Children

Ability to manage challenging behaviour-

2 years recent experience working with children in a residential care setting

At least 1 year at senior level in residential care

In return you can expect the following benefits

Competitive salary

Constant training, development and support

Pension

25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holidays (increasing with service)

Employee Discount Scheme

DBS paid

Free parking…….and many many more.

We believe that every single person in our care has a personal best, and we are committed to helping them achieve it. Join us, and we’ll show the same commitment to helping you achieve your personal best in your career

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