Registered Children’s Home Manager, Darlington
£37K - £44K per annum DOE
We are looking for an extra special person for a Registered Children’s Home Manager vacancy in a commutable distance from Darlington, County Durham. The role is based in Cumbria and is approximately 45-minute commute from Darlington.
We have an exciting opportunity to join a Residential Children’s Home for up to 6 young people aged 8 -17, looking after young people in a long-term care setting through to crisis intervention service. If you have excellent leadership skills and a passion to create the best possible futures for vulnerable children, then we would love to hear from you.
Our client is a unique service built on wonderful values believing that every child deserves the highest quality care. Taking advantage of their ideal location, their ethos is to use the outdoors as a key element in supporting the young people through their journey. They seek to create an environment where they can build appropriate, trusting relationships with adults, learn life skills for a more positive future, and most importantly, be children.
As their Registered Manager, you will be pivotal in the day to day running of the home and lead a dedicated staff team. You will ensure that the service continues to provide care to an Outstanding level and adhering to the relevant legislation and regulations. You will encourage the delivery of a safe, structured and nurturing environment and commitment of making a difference in each child’s life.
What experience and qualifications are required?
- Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management, or equivalent;
- Previous experience of managing a Residential Children's service and working with young people with emotional and/or behavioural difficulties;
- Excellent knowledge of national care and quality standards;
- Full driving licence.
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This role could also be commutable from Kendal, Carlisle, Penrith and surrounding areas.