Registered Manager- Children's Home

£43,000 - £45,000 yearly
  • One to One Crisis Intervention Limited
  • Jul 01, 2024
Full time Childcare

Job Description

Are you an experienced Registered Manager looking for your next role? If you are passionate, driven, and enthusiastic, we have the perfect role for you!

About us

One to One Crisis Intervention opened in 1997 and offers homes for children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties from the ages of 7-18 years. We provide small homes for either one or two young people, helping us to provide intensive and individualised care. We focus on providing young people with nurture, structure, routine, and consistency with a therapeutic approach to behaviour management.

We are looking to recruit an exceptional Registered Manager to oversee two of our established single occupancy children’s homes, registered with Ofsted for young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties based in Newton Abbot. The role is 40 hours per week, worked flexibly to ensure the home is managed to a high quality, however, is generally 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. Both homes have established teams and young people in place and are currently graded Good and Outstanding with Ofsted.

Why work for us?

We are incredibly proud of our young people and when we see them working towards their full potential, it’s the best feeling in the world! Our work is emotionally and physically demanding at times, which is why we have support in place through regular team meetings and monthly one to one sessions. In addition to these, we hold regular coffee mornings, company BBQ’s and breakfasts out as well as other events.

We are a small, mutually supportive organisation. The role of a Registered Manager is undoubtedly stressful at times, and we understand the need to be able to rely on support from those you work with. We have a close-knit group of Registered Manager’s and a highly supportive senior management team who are present within the homes.

We provide individualised and bespoke care, priding ourselves on our homes, which look and feel like usual family homes. As a result, our staff also benefit from working in relaxed and comfortable environments.

All of our staff are provided with high quality training to ensure their practice and knowledge remains up to date. We offer every member of staff the opportunity to choose an area of expertise, where you will receive additional training and have the ability to become a ‘champion’ in your chosen field.

About You

You will be an experienced Registered Manager with a strong, proven track record with Ofsted. You should be a child focused individual with an in-depth understanding of how trauma impacts the lives of our young people and have the ability to look beyond presenting behaviours to identify the root cause.

You should be a strong leader who is confident to lead a team and strives to create an outstanding experience for our young people and in turn, outstanding outcomes.

Do you have the following skills and positive attributes?

  • Able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and service
  • Ability to create detailed and high-quality care plans and ensure the team works consistently in line with these
  • The resilience and self-esteem to see beyond behaviours which challenge and not take them personally
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and make decisions quickly
  • Acting as a positive role model for young people and other staff members
  • Able to understand and work within the home’s budgets
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with the young people’s local authorities
  • Ability to provide high quality supervision, performance management, mentoring and support to your staff team
  • Promoting and maintaining One to One Crisis Intervention’s reputation and brand

Role requirements:

  • Level 3 qualification in residential childcare (or equivalent) or Level 5 qualification in leadership and management in residential childcare (or equivalent) – essential
  • At least two years’ experience working with young people, in the last five years - essential
  • At least one year’s experience working in a supervisory role with young people in the last five years (this can include at Deputy Manager level) - essential
  • Excellent understanding of the Children’s Homes Regulations
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of safeguarding practices
  • Full UK Driving licence and access to a car for work use with business insurance.

If you don’t quite meet the above role requirements, ask us about our fast-track to management course. We may be able to tailor a role around your skills and experience to support you in progressing in your career.

If you feel this role might be for you, please get in touch for an informal discussion.

This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role is subject to Disqualification from Caring for Children (England) Regulations 2002 check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Salary: £48,000 - £55,000 + Bonus’ and on-calls. The salary will be based upon qualifications and experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £48,000.00-£55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus

Experience:

  • supervisory role with Young People: 1 year (required)
  • working with children and young people: 2 years (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (required)
  • NVQ 3 Residential Childcare (required)
  • Level 5 Leadership and management (preferred)