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Registered Manager - Children's Emotional Well-being Assessment Home

Job Type

Permanent

Region

East Midlands

Salary

Location

£35,713.60 - £47,793.20

Posted Date

5 June 2024

Leicestershire

Closing Date

30 June 2024

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy working with children & young people and positively impacting their lives? We have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and passionate individual to join our new Emotional Wellbeing Assessment Home as the Registered Manager, on a full-time permanent basis.

Location of the post: Hinckley, Leicestershire.

Service Overview: Barnardo's, the UK's largest Children's Charity are currently on an exciting and innovative Journey alongside Leicestershire County Council to deliver a range of Children's homes for the most vulnerable children & young people in Leicestershire.

Although a specific home will be your base location, you must be flexible to travel throughout the locality to support homes should the need arise. Our homes are located in Hinckley, Coalville and Syston.

Jarvis House, our beautiful new Emotional Well-being Assessment home in Hinkley will support children & young people aged between 8-18 providing short term placements until their needs are fully appraised and understood. The service will provide up to 3 service users at any one-time opportunities to enjoy different experiences, establish friendships and develop confidence, independence and social/emotional skills.

Some of the responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

- Managing a team of Residential workers and coordinating staffing rotas.
- Working together with the Local Authority to ensure effective matching and placement of young people.
- To create a culture and ethos where the complex needs of the individual young people and the group are met.
- Quality assure transition plans and to ensure that these are aspirational in terms of supporting the children to achieve.
- To ensure that the physical environment of the home always remains at a high standard.
- Hold team meetings in order to share information, practice development and share any arising issues with the management team for resolution.
- Attend a variety of formal meetings in order to represent the Service and/or on behalf of the Children's Services Manager.
- Contribute to service development.
- This role includes an expectation of on call, rota cover and out of hours working.
- Part of the role will be assist with the mobilisation of the home.

Essential requirements to evidence in your written application:

- Must hold a valid UK drivers' licence.
- Must hold a Level 3 qualification relevant to Residential Childcare.
- Must hold OR be willing to work towards the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care and Children & Young People's services.
- At least 3 years' experience working with children (within the last 5 years) and at least 1 year at Senior level supervision or management experience working with children/young people in a residential setting.
- Sound knowledge and experience of working with OFSTED Regulations and Quality Standards of Children's homes with the ability to support the service to achieve a rating of outstanding.
- Sound knowledge and experience of recording and reporting to enable safeguarding and protection of children & young people.

For more information about this role, please contact Kelly Walker – kelly.walker@barnardos.org.uk / 07734979136

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

Please note due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role as soon as possible.
Pay & Reward Framework

We know that our colleagues go above and beyond in delivering our vital work, driven by their passion and commitment to Barnardo's values.  We also know that we can only realise our ambitions and achieve better outcomes for more children, thanks to the talent, hard work and creativity of our people.

For all these reasons, we are committed to a new approach to pay and reward, to ensure it is fair, attractive and progressive, which was rolled out in April 2023. This is a positive change for the charity, and a part of our People & Culture Strategy. It will assist us in supporting colleagues to belong, thrive and grow in their colleague journey at Barnardo's and in time will offer clear routes of progression for colleagues in both their career and their pay.

Whilst the full pay band and salary range is advertised, our approach to starting salaries is to appoint between the minimum to mid-point of the pay band – this ensures that pay steps are available to reward our colleagues annually based on their contribution to excellence and alignment to our values and behaviours.

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