residential manager in st. helens

08 April 2019
lee nicklin, randstad care
job type
£ 37,848 - £ 40,760 per year
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st. helens, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 37,848 - £ 40,760 per year
Children services
reference number
lee nicklin, randstad care
0161 245 3633
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job description

I am currently on the lookout for an experienced Children's Home Registered Manager in the St Helen's area, to work with a specialist care provider that has supported vulnerable people in society since the early 19th century. This leading organisation are looking to recruit an experienced and ambitious individual to cover two of their services and support the organisation's drive to become an entirely dignified & outstanding organisation by 2020.

The successful candidate will hold a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management for residential childcare (or equivalent) and have 2 year's experience within a childcare residential setting. The facility, based in St Helens, has been purpose-built to provide the highest standards of person-centred care and support, whilst allowing young residents their own privacy. You would be responsible for ensuring complete compliance with the relevant regulations and making sure the two homes remain viable through increasing occupancy, keeping costs within budget etc.

This is an organisation with a very rich history - they are one of the most respected not-for-profit charities in the North West region. Do you want to become an integral part of this service?

This company offer some of the most competitive pay rates across the market.
As well as this they also offer:

* A Group Personal Pension Scheme
* A Life Assurance Scheme
* Excellent annual leave and other competitive Terms & Conditions
* Career Progression opportunities

Job Responsibilities of a registered manager will include but are not limited to:

* The effective management and functioning of the staff team
* The effective monitoring of record-keeping systems within the Homes, especially with regard to safeguarding, controls and sanctions records, inventories, incident log books, records on each individual young person, and all statutory records as required by relevant legislation
* Responding immediately to all safeguarding concerns and ensuring that such concerns are reported to the Head of Children's Services and notified to Ofsted and the statutory authorities where applicable
* Participating with staff in the monitoring of practice and standards within the Homes and in reviews of policy
* Facilitating regular staff meetings
* Ensuring that all young people referred are the subject of compatibility assessments, statutory reviews and case conferences; all in accordance with regulatory requirements
* Promoting each House as a positive placement of choice for children
* Ensuring compliance with Ofsted regulations with the aim of delivering the highest possible rating
* Ensuring that staff at the Homes work closely with the parents and families of young people, educational staff and with other professionals involved in their care
* Ensuring that all staff take appropriate responsibility, consistent with good child care practices, policies, and legal requirements
* Participating in the preparation of the annual budget along with the Head of Children's Services and the Finance Officer
* Overseeing the effective care, management and security of the premises, buildings and contents
* Being accountable for expenditure and the use of resources in accordance with the organisation's procedures and policies
* The safe recruitment and appointment of staff
* The oversight of all staff supervisions and annual appraisals
* Managing poor performance
* Taking part in investigations and disciplinary proceedings where necessary
* Managing sickness and other absences in a way that ensures continuity of care for children and young people
* Attending management meetings and contributing to the development of corporate policies and procedures
* Facilitating the work of the designated Health and Safety Representative in the Homes and ensuring that Health and Safety regulations are followed
* Being accessible to staff and young people and ensuring that both have access to a grievance procedure suitable to their needs

If you believe you have the skills and experience for this role then please either apply via the links provided or call Lee Nicklin for a confidential call on 01612453633.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations,be person centred,work well under pressure



educational requirements

BA in social work,Degree in health and social care