Children's Home Manager (Learning Disabilities)
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Salary £40,000 per annum plus bonus - potential (OTE up to £48,400)
£5,000 welcome bonus
A rewarding opportunity has arisen to join one of the largest providers of childcare in the UK, specialising in working with children and young individuals with a range of behavioural difficulties, mental health and learning disabilities.
As a Children's Home Manager, you will be managing a 5 bedded children's home based in Southampton, who support children aged 8-18 years with learning disabilities and ASD.
You will be responsible for the provision of leadership, direction and management of the residential children's service, to achieve the highest levels of performance to meet and exceed the providers quality standards.
Duties and Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for delivering childcare that is focused on obtaining the best outcomes for each child and young person within the home. Consequently, you are expected to demonstrate practical leadership in childcare, as well as organise and support staff to provide the best possible care for each child and young person.
This involves being personally available, as well as the supervision and mentoring of staff, organisation of work patterns, and facilitation of care focused training, and accessing of appropriate services to support the childcare practices within the home.
Skills & Experience (Essential)
·Significant experience of working in a residential childcare setting, management experience is essential
·A commitment to delivering high quality care
·In-depth knowledge of LD, ASD, and other complex/challenging behaviours
·Hold a current UK Driving License with access to a vehicle which can be used for business purposes
·You must hold Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Children and Young People's Residential Management) qualification - There are also further opportunities for personal and professional development
Rewards & Benefits:
·Generous Bonus Scheme
·£5,000 welcome bonus
·33 Days Annual Leave Entitlement (inc. Bank Holidays)
·Company Sick Pay
·Access to Benefits Package (Retail, Leisure, Entertainment Discounts, Access to Employee Assistance Program, Health & Eye Care)
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