Knowsley Council have a Registered Managers vacancy for one residential children’s home with a medium size staff team.
As the Registered Manager, you will be responsible for delivering the highest levels of safe care and support to children through the provision of leadership, direction and management of Knowsley’s residential services. To achieve and exceed the highest levels of performance and quality standards, you will have responsibility for delivering childcare that is focused on obtaining the best outcomes for each child within the home. You will be responsible for managing and developing the delivery of residential services by leading, motivating, organising and ensuring the supervision of a team of staff. The role also involves ensuring that the home is fully compliant with OFSTED regulations, care home standards and the home’s statement of purpose.
As Registered Manager you will be responsible for the whole service and there will be an expectation that you will successfully register with Ofsted, as a manager. We are proud of our homes in Knowsley and require an innovative manager who can continue to improve services to our children, young people and families.
You must hold a CQSW / Dip SW / CSS/ Level 5 qualification or be committed to obtaining NVQ 5 in Leadership and Management. You will have a minimum of 5 years experience of delivering high quality services to children and families in a residential setting, with a minimum of one year at a supervisory level. You must have 2 years experience working in a children's residential in the last five years.
You must possess the necessary skills to manage a team of experienced and dedicated staff and have the ability to manage regulated services within the framework of Children homes Quality Standards and Regulations.
At Knowsley Council we will consider requests for flexible working. For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.
A 10% market supplement will be applied to the post which will be reviewed following a 12 month period.
For informal enquiries please call Karen Jude on 07500 765214.
Closing date: 24 September 2023.