Childrens Services – Full time & Permanent – DRIVER ESSENTIAL
Your new company
We support children and young people aged between 8-20yrs whilst offering, short, medium and long-term care including respite care. We promote a therapeutic environment to enable our children and young people the opportunity to grow and develop whilst feeling safe and loved within a safe and secure, nurturing environment.
Your new role
Residential Care Provision
In the absence of the House Manager, you will deputise for her/him in the management of the house/home.
To be competent at financial planning/management and budgeting for the effective and efficient running of the house/home.
To monitor, track, measure, and evidence outcomes for all young people in a person centred and young person focused way – inclusive and reflective of the young person’s input and views.
To work positively and effectively with families (where appropriate) of the children and young people we support.
Frameworks, Standards and Legislation
To promote and adhere to the National Standards in relation to Looked After Children.
To take an active interest in and promote each young person’s educational development and achievements.
Training and Development
Be a reflective practitioner taking time to reflect on all aspects of practice to learn and grow and continually strive for improvement and development in practice.
To participate in effective, open, and honest communication with colleagues and managers.
Health and Safety
To report any deterioration in the condition of the premises to the House Manager and arrange for any maintenance work as directed.
What you’ll need to succeed
Qualified to SVQ 4 Social Services (Children and Young People) SCQF Level 9.
Registered with SSSC
Previous experience of Office 365
Full UK Driving License
Any practice qualifications in the manager category
Experience of working in Residential Childcare settings
Experience and knowledge of working with Care Inspectorate
Experience of deputising for Home Manager
Experience in developing care plans
The ability to talk to large groups
The ability to interact with children of all ages
Has a value base that matches The Community Connections Group
Professional in approachable to role
Team player, but able to work on own initiative and under pressure
Flexibility in approaching work situations
A strong work ethic, high energy, drive and determination
Willingness to undertake
What you’ll get in return
Rewarding salary and benefits.
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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