To be successful you will have a minimum of 2 years prior experience in a management role (Registered Manager, Manager or Deputy Manager) within a residential care setting for children. You will be knowledgeable on the legislation and regulation and statutory guidance relevant to Children’s Homes and Children’s Social Care. You will have the necessary professional skills and personal attributes to be an effective Leader of a team of 16 colleagues, a competent Manager of an environment that is ‘Home’ to 5 children, and actively involved in the strategic development of the wider organisation.
You will have achieved or be working towards achieving the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (or equivalent). You will ideally also have undertaken some learning and study in a relevant subject such as Child Development, Adolescents and Youth Studies, Psychology, Therapeutic Practice / Psychodynamic Theory, Understanding Trauma, and/or Group work.
Prior knowledge, skills or experience in areas of Business Management, Finance and Budgeting, Team-Development, Personnel Management, Strategic Planning, and/or Project Planning would also be beneficial to this role as Registered Manager. A current full and clean driving licence is desirable but not essential.
Above all you will prove you have genuine determination, dedication, passion and commitment to making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the children in our care.