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Registered Manager - Children's Emotional Well-being Assessment Home

£35,713.60 - £47,793.20
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

Job Details

Registered Manager - Children's Emotional Well-being Assessment Home (18959)

Locality: Hinkley, Leicestershire

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 37

Salary: £35,713.60 - £47,793.20

Closing Date: 30 June 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy working with children & young people and positively impacting their lives? We have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and passionate individual to join our new Emotional Wellbeing Assessment Home as the Registered Manager, on a full-time permanent basis.

Service Overview: Barnardo's, the UK's largest Children's Charity are currently on an exciting and innovative Journey alongside Leicestershire County Council to deliver a range of Children's homes for the most vulnerable children & young people in Leicestershire.

Although a specific home will be your base location, you must be flexible to travel throughout the locality to support homes should the need arise. Our homes are located in Hinckley, Coalville and Syston. 

Jarvis House, our beautiful new Emotional Well-being Assessment home in Hinkley will support children & young people aged between 8-18 providing short term placements until their needs are fully appraised and understood. The service will provide up to 3 service users at any one-time opportunities to enjoy different experiences, establish friendships and develop confidence, independence and social/emotional skills.

Some of the responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Managing a team of Residential workers and coordinating staffing rotas.
  • Working together with the Local Authority to ensure effective matching and placement of young people.
  • To create a culture and ethos where the complex needs of the individual young people and the group are met.
  • Quality assure transition plans and to ensure that these are aspirational in terms of supporting the children to achieve.
  • To ensure that the physical environment of the home always remains at a high standard.
  • Hold team meetings in order to share information, practice development and share any arising issues with the management team for resolution.
  • Attend a variety of formal meetings in order to represent the Service and/or on behalf of the Children's Services Manager.
  • Contribute to service development.
  • This role includes an expectation of on call, rota cover and out of hours working.
  • Part of the role will be assist with the mobilisation of the home.

Essential requirements to evidence in your written application:

  • Must hold a valid UK drivers' licence.
  • Must hold a Level 3 qualification relevant to Residential Childcare.
  • Must hold OR be willing to work towards the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care and Children & Young People's services.
  • At least 3 years' experience working with children (within the last 5 years) and at least 1 year at Senior level supervision or management experience working with children/young people in a residential setting.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of working with OFSTED Regulations and Quality Standards of Children's homes with the ability to support the service to achieve a rating of outstanding.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of recording and reporting to enable safeguarding and protection of children & young people.

For more information about this role, please contact Kelly Walker – / 07734979136

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

Please note due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role as soon as possible.


Workplace Offer: What it means for you

The world of work has changed. We are understanding of what works best for our colleagues both current and future as we look to embrace this new way of working. Our hybrid working initiative is based on trust, flexibility and empowerment. We understand our workplace offer means different things to different people, and we encourage those conversations. This may mean working at one of our stores, services, working at home, at one of our Collaboration Hubs or any combination of these.

  • Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore open to offering flexible working arrangements.
  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing after 5 years service
  • The ability to buy up to another 5 days annual leave via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • A host of family friendly leave options including company Maternity Paternity and Adoption pay; together with all family additional leave options
  • Service related sick pay from day 1
  • Access to a Group Personal Pension with a matched 4% or 6% contribution from Barnardo's. Ability to pay via salary sacrifice to garner both tax and NI savings on your own contribution
  • Death in service cover of 4x annual earnings for all staff contributing to our Group Personal Pension
  • Cycle2work scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from at high street shops including major supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via our Benefit Portal
  • 20% discount at Barnardo's stores
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Access to Barnardo's Learning and Development offer

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is reflected in our values and our practice, and we have invested in this area of our work to ensure that we can deliver on our commitments to be an inclusive employer. EDI is a key enabler of our purpose as a charity and we want to ensure that the diversity of our teams is reflective of the communities we serve and that we continue to learn and develop our work with a focus on inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and  Minoritised Ethnic Communities, candidates who are LGBT+ and Disabled candidates. 

Our basis and values


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