Area manager role for a Children’s residential provider based in Swindon. Full time, permanent role.
Your new company
A forward thinking provider of support to young people 16+ and now more recently for children with a range of complex needs. The Swindon home is a residential children’s home registered for 2 children or young people, it’s been established to provide children and young people of either sex between the ages of 8 and 18 with a safe and caring environment in which to live. Young people living at the home will have complex emotional, mental health and behavioural needs. The organisations vision is that every young person should be offered the support they need in which to make changes. They will work with the most complex young people who have previously experienced continued rejection, and provide them with the very highest quality support in an environment which allows them to feel safe, welcome and accepted.
Your new role
To be the Ofsted Responsible Individual, lead and line manage the managers of the children’s homes in the Locality consistent with the approach and ethos of the organisation, delivering excellent outcomes and high-quality care as set out in the Company’s mission statement.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful in this role it is important that you can demonstrate experience with multi-site management of children’s residential services, and effectively lead a team across this model. You will need an NVQ level 5 in Health and Social care or equivalent as well as a full diving licence and access to a car. Lastly, an understanding of the Children’s Home Regulations and Quality Standards 2015, Single Social Care Inspection Framework (SSCIF), Children Act 1989, Children and Families Act 2014, Care Standards Act 2000, Children Act 2004, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015, Health and Safety at work and associated guidance and regulation is needed.
What you’ll get in return
A competitive salary of £39k to £50k depending on your prior experience, ongoing career development, company pension.
What you need to do now
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