Children's Registered Manager

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Are you ready for the next step in your career, the opportunity to become a Registered Manager? We all know working in a children's home can be tough and incredibly challenging at times, but if you've stuck at it long enough you know how immensely rewarding and great it can be. The fact that you're able to have such a large impact on young people's lives is phenomenal. We are one of the UKs largest providers of social care, we specialise in supporting children to live a full and meaningful life. We are looking for passionate individuals to join our fantastic homes and teams, to support our children's and education services. We are home to incredible young people , our role is to help develop them emotionally, socially and educate them. We are enthusiastic about making a positive impact on the young people that stay with us, many of them may have trouble with their emotions, something categorised as EBD - emotional behavioural disorder. It's easy for that to become a label. We never want any child to be thought as just a number, as every child in our care is special, unique and have their own set of challenges to face.... that's where you come in You will be responsible for helping look after the children in our care, we work with each child to provide them with individual and specific goals, whether that be education, care plans, life skills , learning how to be an adult and helping them transition into the world. A huge part of you'll do is be a friend to them, someone that listens and genuinely cares , you'll get involved with activities like taking them out to the shops, doctors' appointments, contact meetings with social services, maybe it's swimming lessons or just getting them out and about having fun As registered manager you'll ensure that each child's care plans are best suited to them, that the children are developing as well as the staff under your care. You'll be familiar ith OFSTED guidelines and know how to ensure that safeguarding is a priority within the home. You'll build strong relationships with the children and your team which will put you in the position to help them deal with external agencies like social services, their families and other services that provide support. Of course you'll be a strong team player and set a good example - the best leaders always do We'll be honest; it can be challenging when you're dealing with a teenager who's never been shown how to manage their emotions right or struggles to trust people, but with our training and your passion & empathy, we can truly improve the lives of young people As much as you'll help us look after our residents, we'll look after you . We have a generous benefits package available to all of our staff and we're actively looking to develop people. If you want to achieve NVQ qualifications we'll be more than happy to help you, we're always looking to promote internally as well We'd love for you to have your level 5 but if you don't but have your level 3, some experience and the right qualities we're still open to chatting with you What we need from you: - Drive to help improve the lives of young people - Desire to develop and learn new skills - Strong communication skills - The ability to be a great role model - Driver - Essential Shifts, salary, benefits: - Full-time Hours - Occasional weekend shifts - On-call duties - Strong Progression Opportunities - we always look to promote within - NVQ training - Salary £30,000 - £40,000 - Pension If you would like to know more call Dan on 0117 373 6297 , e-mail me at danielarmour major-recruitment .com or click Apply This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90901268

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