The Role: Interim Residential Manager

Job Purpose: 

The Residential and Edge of Care Service works with the most vulnerable children and families, including those on the edge of care, within the care system and preparing for independence. The strategic aim of this service is to deliver integrated and individualised interventions to promote best outcomes for children and their families.

This Local Authority's Children’s Homes provide mid to long-term accommodation with intensive support packages for up to 4 young people aged 12 – 17.

The Registered Manager of these provisions will;
Responsibility for ensuring effective delivery and improvement of high-quality services to children young people and their families within REoC to the highest standard, within the County Councils standing orders and scheme of delegation, on time and within budget.

Leadership and management of the home they are registered for, ensuring that team members work effectively with children, young people, families, and all internal and partner agency staff. To carry out their statutory duties as determined, principally in relevant childcare legislation, children’s homes regulations and standards.

To ensure that all services are planned and delivered in a way that maximises participation and reflects children’s rights in relation to services being provided.

Within the overall context of: 
•    The 5 key outcomes for children and young people (Every Child Matters:
o    Being Healthy
o    Staying Safe
o    Enjoying and achieving
o    Making a Positive Contribution
o    Achieving Economic Well-being

•    The Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards 2015
•    Children Act 2004, Care Act 2014 and other relevant legislation
•    The Homes Statement of Purpose
•    The Statement of Conduct and Behaviour with guidance for Staff

The post holder is responsible for ensuring that all county safeguarding policies are adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with these policies.

What's On Offer: A rate of £400.00 per day, initial 6 month contract with potential to go into perm.

About The Client: The client is based in South – East England

Recruitment Timeline: Applications close on 5th July at 12.00pm with interviews conducted face to face. The client requires a start date ASAP

To apply, please complete the below form and include an up to date CV.

Or for a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Melissa Wyke on or 01926 354608

Hamptons is passionate about equality, and is committed to developing an inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant regardless of your individual needs. Any reasonable adjustments will be fully supported during the application and hiring process

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Role Details

£375 - £400 Per Day

Lead Consultant

Melissa Wyke
Principal Consultant

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