Residential Children’s Home, Assistant Manager

 J & R Care Ltd 

Require 

ASSISTANT MANAGER
Children’s Home, Assistant Manager


Responsible to:

The Directors/Responsible Individual/ Registered Manager
Main Purpose of the Job: To work within a four-bedded Residential Children’s Homes in Crowborough, East Sussex which is registered for children between 8 - 18 years old with emotional and behavioural needs.


 To assist the Manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Statement of Purpose.


 To support the staff team to enable them to meet the needs of the children and young people.


 To undertake direct work with children and young people as appropriate.


 To ensure each shift is planned and resources allocated.


 To work in partnership with other professionals to achieve positive outcomes for young people.


 To facilitate supervision and support to staff in line with the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards and as directed by the Registered Manager

 

Duties &Responsibilities
To meet the needs of children through:


 Ensuring that each member of staff is aware of each child’s care plan and their responsibilities for its implementation.


 Attending childcare reviews,


 To assist the Home Manager in planning relevant meetings as required


 Undertaking direct work with young people and acting as an appropriate role model.


 Maintaining accurate written records.


 Chairing children’s meetings and facilitating consultation with young people generally


 Acting as an appropriate adult.


 Providing supervisory control and direction in relation to staff duties and responsibilities.


 Taking responsibility for planning shifts and ensuring their smooth running when on duty.


 Providing consultation and informal advice and support to staff in relation to day to day matters


 Facilitating 1:1 supervision to staff in line with the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards


 Contributing to team and staff meetings to facilitate good communication and staff development.


 Ensuring staff work within the Home’s policies, procedures and the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards requirements.


 Ensuring general daily tasks within the home are completed.


 Providing an out of hours on call support service on a rotational basis.


 Acting as a buffer to the Registered Manager


 Taking full responsibility for the home at times when the Registered Manager is on leave

Please apply via email or head over to the website https://jandrcareltd.co.uk/


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