Registered Children's Home Manager

£51,000 to £55,000 per annum + On-Call Allowance £2,000 + Pension + Travel
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

Registered Children’s Home Manager
Location: London SW8 4TE and London SE11 6EE
Salary: £51,000 to £55,000 per annum + On-Call Allowance £2,000 + Pension + Travel
Hours: Full-time (40hrs pw), working flexibly, including evenings and weekends

This charity believes that every young person’s life is filled with potential. The organisation help young people see, believe in, and fulfil their dreams and show that a difficult past should not define your future. The charity has a strong track record in providing excellent semi-independent provision to young people aged 16+, and in scoring outstandingly in all LA service reviews. Their plan is to register with Ofsted and support children aged 13-17 years old.

Whilst the charity have a stunning, modern, purpose-built, all-female, therapeutic unit, their greatest asset is our people.

The organisation is keen to appoint a Registered Children’s Home Manager to help prepare their South London home for registration this autumn. They are looking for a forward-thinking, passionate, intuitive, and authentic leader to ensure the home’s success, and who is committed to a culture of high aspirations and ambition for all young people in which they experience positive outcomes.

Do you have?

•           At least 3 years’ experience of managing a team of Practitioners in supporting children and young people.

•           Good working knowledge of relevant policy and our key external regulator Ofsted and experience in meeting Children’s Home Regulations and Quality Standards. 

•           Ability to facilitate a culture of self-advocacy and co-production and to have supported children and/or young people to have their voice heard.

•           Good working knowledge of the impact of trauma and secondary trauma.

•           The passion and skills to champion Inclusion, Diversity and Equality.

Salary & Benefits

The charity believe all staff should be paid well for work that delivers excellent services and changes the lives of young people in and leaving care.

As a result the organisation offer:

•           Competitive Sector Salary (including options to flex working hours up or down) + Work Related Travel + Pension Contribution

•           Generous Annual Leave - 37 Days pro-rata, including Bank Holidays.

•           Wellbeing Budget (£25 per month for all staff to encourage self-care)

•           Monthly wellbeing time

•           Training and Support – online modules, group training and personal training budget

•           Line Management and Therapeutic 1:1 Supervision, and Therapeutic Group Supervision monthly

•           Employee Assistance Programme

•           Cycle to Work Scheme

Apply by: 5pm Tuesday 28th June
Interviews: From Friday 1st July
Start date: August

To apply, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form where you can find out more information and complete your application by following the instructions.

No agencies please.

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