Residential Children’s Home, Assistant Manager
J & R Care Ltd
Children’s Home, Assistant Manager
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
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/