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The Refugee & Migrant Centre
West Midlands
£20,456 - £25,694 per year depending on OISC level and experience
Crisis UK
B9, Birmingham 0.81 miles
£35,973 per year
Support and further develop our newly introduced case management system MAPS (Member Achievement and Progression System).
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Birmingham, West Midlands 4.63 miles
£33,292 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Registered Manager - Children’s Home

We have a fantastic opportunity to join St Christopher's fellowship as our new Registered Manager for our children’s home in Great Barr, a 5 bed Home. You will lead and support a professional team of staff committed to transforming young lives and creating positive outcomes.

About Us

St Christopher's is an established children’s charity that has provided care for vulnerable children and young people for almost 150 years.  We provide fostering, children's homes and a range of innovative housing and support services across London, Bedfordshire, West Midlands and the Isle of Man.

We really care about children and young people, placing them at the centre of everything we do. We ask young people what they think and involve them in decision making, from helping to shape new services to interviewing new members of staff.  Our social pedagogic approach is our core philosophy of care.  Put simply this is a holistic approach for building positive relationships with young people to bring out their inner “diamond”.

The successful candidate will have

  • Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare and, be either working towards or be prepared to undertake Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare.
  • Prior experience in residential children’s homes, including at least a year with staff management responsibility.
  • A passion for achieving the best possible outcomes for young people.
  • Excellent leadership and staff management abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to deliver at least ‘good’ in the home’s Ofsted inspection.
  • Sound business awareness and a flair for promoting the service.
  • Flexibility, drive and resilience.

This role will involve some shift work plus some on call duties in the evening and at weekends.

In return we offer

  • Salary £33,292.80 per annum
  • A friendly working environment, a fun, open and honest culture.
  • 25 days holiday rising to 27 days after 3 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, pro-rata.
  • 5 % employer pension contribution, Enhanced Maternity and Company Sick Scheme.
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme, offering counselling, financial advice and legal support.
  • Interest-free season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme.
  • Discount shopping scheme at hundreds of retailers across the UK.
  • Discretionary Funded Training Programs.
  • Employee Awards based on performance and length of service.

Recruitment Process

At St Christopher’s we are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people in our care. During the recruitment process you will be expected to complete an online application form to ensure we capture essential information to meet legislation, best practice and vetting requirements.

Applicants will ideally already be on the DBS Update Service; if this is not the case St Christopher's will carry out a DBS (police) check prior to starting.

For the full Job Description for this role and more detail about what will be required, please visit our website.

Your on-line application must include a supporting statement addressing the criteria given in the Person Specification.

Closing date: 8th December 2019

Interview date: 11th December 2019

Please bear in mind that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

St Christopher’s is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community as well as applications from candidates with care experience or experience of being a care leaver.

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St Christopher's Fellowship

Founded in 1870, St Christopher's Fellowship has provided care for vulnerable children and young people for over 140 years. Drawing on our ... Read more

Posted on: 21 November 2019
Closing date: 08 December 2019
Job ref: 12732
Tags: Social Care/Development,Social Work
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