Senior Residential Care Manager.
HK Recruitment is delighted to be working with a beautiful children's residential home in the Herefordshire countryside.
We are seeking two experienced and committed care professionals to become Senior Residential Managers for our residential school. The school specialises in individualised care and education programmes for children and young people aged 8 to 19 years, with severe learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.
Candidates should have a relevant Level 3 Diploma, previous experience of working with young people with learning disabilities and autism and management level experience for at least 2 years.
Alongside this you should have a good knowledge of the role of the Quality Standards and current legislation in relation to children's homes, with a willingness to develop further knowledge in this area. We will support candidates to complete their Level 5 qualification, if not already in receipt. In addition to salary there is a Pension, employee assistance programme, sponsored qualifications and training and development plan.
Reporting directly to the Principal the main responsibilities are:- To lead the children's home and provide direction, guidance, support and leadership to all residential care staff in their delivery of a coherent care service in accordance with the principles and values contained in the School Policy Documents and in accordance with regulatory requirements.- To model best practice approaches and support staff and managers through significant challenging episodes with young people.- To be a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) within the home.KEY TASKS:To ensure that the social care policy framework which sets the principles and values that the school works within are up to date, represent best practice and are inclusive and reflect the diversity of the school's residential community.Establish methods and measures to evaluate the quality of care provided for the children and young people...