Registered Home Manager

  • Location
    Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary
    £ 48000 - £ 65000 / Year
  • Category
    Public Sector - Social Care
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Good! Well know I have caught your interest let me tell you more about the role;

This role is not for someone of the faint hearted it for someone who has a bit of grit about them and who has been in the industry for some time. You will be responsible for the day to day running of the home and report to governing bodies such as Ofsted and senior management. We need you to be passionate about what you do, really understand and take note of what is required, have a strong character and be flexible to work around your working hours especially during the initial period of the home set up.

The Home Manager should have experience of:

* Experience in operational & strategic management skills of children, staff & service
* Experience of working with abused children in a residential setting
* Experience of facilitating, organising and directing & developing teams
* Experience of using childcare Standards & best practise model to guide decision making

Awareness of group dynamics in residential setting, experience of translating policy into

The Home Manager should have qualities such as:

* Vision, creativity and innovation
* Tolerance & resilience
* Professional assertiveness
* Good organisational & time management skills
* Reflective skills
* An accessible, approachable & participative management style
* Awareness of own values and beliefs & confidence in own skills with Equal Opportunities
* A commitment to work in an anti-discriminatory non-judgemental
* Enthusiasm and commitment to the children's protection & development
* A good sense of humour, initiative, integrity & honesty

The Home Manager should have abilities such as:

* The ability to organise, plan and take responsibility
* The ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both with colleagues and children, verbally and in writing
* The ability to set appropriate examples for children at all times
* The ability to motivate, aid and guide children in their self-development
* The ability to listen and respond both responsibly and appropriately with sensitivity
* The ability to manage children who display disruptive or challenging behaviour and to guide/direct staff in managing that behaviour
* reporting and Placement Planning
* Ability to manage and take direct responsibility for staff performance, training
* Ability to understand and implement Quality Standards and support care,
* Ability to complete and follow all required documentation relating to


Knowledge of Management theories
Management Qualifications
Management training & experience
Child related/Social care qualifications
Knowledge of Equal opportunities & diversity models
Up to date knowledge of Childcare & Child Protection Laws


Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children

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Please apply with your CV to: Melanie Thompson