Registered Home Manager Gibson House
Grade 9 (£44,428 to £48,474)
30th Jun, 2024
Job description

We are looking to appoint an experienced and motivated Registered Home Manager at Gibson House to support and drive the service forward, promoting and delivering the highest possible standard of care to vulnerable children. Acting as the senior professional person within the staff team, you will ensure that all aspects of care and support delivered are compliant with current legislation and that high quality care is embedded within the culture of the team.

We are a dynamic team working in a Residential and Respite care home for children and young people aged 11 to 18 with learning disabilities and difficulties, including ASD. The service provides day to day care and wellbeing of the children and young people, liaising and working with multi-agency teams and families to further enhance outcomes for the individuals. Ensuring that individuals physical, emotional and social needs are well met.

Gibson House is rated as “Good” by Ofsted for the quality of care and support we provide to children and the difference we make to their lives and those of their families. We offer high quality care that respects and values children in a nurturing and caring environment where abilities are developed and achievements celebrated. 

As the Registered Home Manager you will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Home which includes:

  • Development, implementation and monitoring of individual care plans
  • Maintenance of a safe, secure and homely environment
  • Leadership and guidance of an established staff team
  • Staff training and development
  • Recruitment and induction of new staff

You will have a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare or equivalent or a social work qualification with a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar setting.  You will ensure that the home meets the Children's Homes Regulations and Quality Standards and you will play an important part in supporting the Service Manager in regulatory inspections.  Your primary role will be to actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the children/young people to ensure that they are loved, happy, healthy, safe from harm and able to develop, thrive and fulfil their potential.   

You will provide a positive role model for the children and young people, presenting yourself in a highly professional manner.  You will be responsible for contributing to the development of service strategy, business planning, budgeting and report writing. Excellent IT skills are essential. The ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the services including working evenings, weekends and bank holiday which may include sleeping in for which out of hours enhancements will be paid.

Further information:

We are investing in our workforce and are promoting opportunities to our under-represented groups.  We value equality, diversity and inclusion and are focused on increasing the diversity of our workforce, particularly the number of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, Disabled and LGBTQ+ people, so that our teams reflect the communities in the city we serve. We are also supporting staff with unpaid caring responsibilities to work flexibly.

It is a great time to join us and we welcome your application.

Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Full-time employees work 37 hours for 52 weeks of the year and we offer a generous holiday entitlement. We are open to discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the Council, including reduced hour contracts, working part time or as a job share.

If you are appointed to this role, your starting salary will be at the bottom of the grade. If you provide payslip evidence that your basic pay is greater than the bottom of the grade, we will consider starting you at the point of minimum advantage within the grade.

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