Team: Residential Children's Homes
Job Family: Supporting 13
Salary: £42,789 - £46,542 per annum pro rata
Hours: 37 hours per week
Base Location: Clophill Children's Home, Clophill
Contract Type: 12 Months Fixed Term/Secondment
Closing Date: 11am - 15th Novermber 2019
Interview Date: 18th November 2019
More about the role:
This is an excellent opportunity to manage an OFSTED rated GOOD children’s home.
Clophill offers a nurturing long-term home to up 5 children aged 12-18yrs who have experienced emotional and behavioural difficulties. They live in a well-kept house with furnishings chosen and bedrooms decorated with the young people All admissions are planned.
The staff team pride themselves on their Staying Close work, keeping in touch with young people who have left Clophill and are moving on to independence.
The successful applicant will hold a NVQ / QCF Level 5 in "Children and Young People Leadership and Management" on or soon after appointment. Experience of supervising/managing staff within a home for young people who have experienced trauma is also essential.
The work pattern will be mainly day time shifts as well as on-call senior cover, nights and weekends
Your key duties and responsibilities will include:
- To be responsible for the management, co-ordination and development of the service delivered to the young people accommodated within the home.
- To lead the operational management of the staff team and to deploy appropriate staff resources in order that key tasks are fulfilled.
- To ensure effective budget management and
- To ensure all statutory requirements are met to provide the young people with the best possible care.
For your commitment and hard work, you will be rewarded with:
- Comprehensive training, development and career progression
- Supportive senior management team
- The experience of working in an OFSTED rated Good Children’s located in an OFSTED rated Good Children’s Services Directorate
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Registered Manager Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Nigel Stock at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 300 4465
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at email@example.com
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Safeguarding (For DBS posts only):
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
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