Residential Children’s Home, Assistant Manager

 J & R Care Ltd 


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

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