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Croydon

Children’s Residential Home Manager

Childrens Residential Home Manager

4 bed EBD Supported Living Children’s Residential Home

Based in Croydon – £45,000 – £55,000 PA

Full Job Description

A well-established children’s service provider is seeking a Children’s Home Manager based in the croydon area.

They deal with children with EBD with an age range of 8 – 16 in a supported living environment.

This well-established provider is seeking someone with a passion for excellence, who has a forward-thinking approach to help ensure the home’s success, and who is focused on achieving the best possible outcomes for the children in the homes’ care. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the service and enjoy the rewards of its success.

The ideal candidate will be Ofsted registered or working for a semi-independent provider AND hold a NVQ Level 3 – 5 in Children’s & Young People services and or level 5 in leadership & management.

They would also be happy to speak with a Deputy Manager with lots of experience and level 3 who is ready to move up. The salary range is dependent on this experience and qualifications.

The professional duties of a Registered Manager shall include but are not limited to:

Recruitment and leadership

  • To provide effective leadership and management of the residential home
  • Recruit, induct and train new staff Safeguarding
  • Manage and safeguard the children and young people and promote their wellbeing
  • Ensure that the highest possible standards of physical, emotional, spiritual and cultural care are maintained within the home at all times.
  • Create a culture and ethos where the complex needs of each young person are met.
  • To ensure the promotion of education, physical health and emotional well-being of the young people.

Operational

  • Supporting the directors and Responsible Individual to achieve registration or maintain or improve a good rating with OFSTED.
  • Manage the Home and ensure the efficient operation of the service in accordance with the relevant legislation, procedures, policies and the Statement of Purpose for the home.
  • Achieve a quality service; aiming to achieve a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating (linked to performance bonus).
  • Managing and supporting the homes staff team, providing supervision on a regular basis, assessing staff performance and providing some training.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015, Safeguarding Legislation and Procedures the Children Act, other relevant legislation and guidance and company policy and procedure.
  • To ensure recommendations or requirements from inspection reports and Regulation 44 reports are addressed and resolved within designated timescales
  • Provide written reports for reviews, case conferences and other meetings requested by Senior Staff. Ensure that relevant actions identified at such meetings are implemented.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of 18 months experience in a position relevant to the residential care of children
  • At least 1 year in a role supervising and managing staff
  • NVQ Level 3 In Children and Young Peoples work force
  • LEVEL 3 – 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) or working towards.
  • Recent experience working either as a Registered Manager or as a Children’s Home Deputy Manager.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Monday to Friday 9 – 5

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shifT

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Duties & Responsibilities of the Housing Administrator:

  • Provide secretarial and administrative support
  • Input accurate data onto the inhouse database
  • Produce reports
  • Prepare invoices and record payments and expenditure
  • Carry out diary management
  • Act as first point of contact

Essential Requirements of the Housing Administrator:

  • Basic DBS

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucie Houston – Senior Recruitment Consultant at Hamilton Woods or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot respond to all applicants, and please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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Duties & Responsibilities of the Housing Support Worker:

  • Work with vulnerable clients with mental health and substance misuse
  • Carry out visits to clients’ homes
  • Provide advice on welfare and housing benefits
  • Manage rent arrears
  • Deal with low level ASB
  • Liaise with third party agencies
  • Complete support plans and risk assessments
  • Support vulnerable clients to sustain their tenancies

Essential Requirements of the Housing Support Worker:

  • Enhanced DBS
  • Full UK Driving Licence

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucie Houston – Senior Recruitment Consultant at Hamilton Woods or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot respond to all applicants, and please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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School Staffing Solutions are currently working with a Pupil Referral Unit in Croydon who are looking for teaching assistants to support young people aged 11-16. This setting supports students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs who can display challenging behaviour. These vulnerable young people have often experienced trauma through things such as abuse or neglect and struggle to regulate their emotions and behaviour.

The position will involve:

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  • Be required to work with either small groups or on a 1:1 basis.
  • Be resilient and support students to persevere through difficult situations.

There are opportunities for the role to become permanent after a qualifying period.

About the school:

  • The school has small class sizes.
  • They offer a broad and balanced range of subjects.
  • The ensure an encouraging environment where each student is valued.
  • They have a supportive team of staff that promote a safe and welcoming environment.

Daily rate is dependant on experience, training and qualifications. The minimum requirements for this position is:

  • Relevant experience of working with children and young people.

If you would like to apply for this role please send your cv to jennifer@school-staff.co.uk or call 07977 178199 for more information.

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£19,650
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Hamilton Woods Associates are currently recruiting for a Housing Administrator to join an organisation on a permanent basis to undertake a range of administrative tasks and provide a responsive front-line customer service.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Housing Administrator:

  • Provide secretarial and administrative support
  • Input accurate data onto the inhouse database
  • Produce reports
  • Prepare invoices and record payments and expenditure
  • Carry out diary management
  • Act as first point of contact

Essential Requirements of the Housing Administrator:

  • Basic DBS

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucie Houston – Senior Recruitment Consultant at Hamilton Woods or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot respond to all applicants, and please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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Housing Support Worker
Permanent
£22,683
Croydon

Hamilton Woods Associates are currently recruiting for a Housing Support Worker to join an organisation on a permanent basis to promote clients to live independently.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Housing Support Worker:

  • Work with vulnerable clients with mental health and substance misuse
  • Carry out visits to clients’ homes
  • Provide advice on welfare and housing benefits
  • Manage rent arrears
  • Deal with low level ASB
  • Liaise with third party agencies
  • Complete support plans and risk assessments
  • Support vulnerable clients to sustain their tenancies

Essential Requirements of the Housing Support Worker:

  • Enhanced DBS
  • Full UK Driving Licence

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucie Houston – Senior Recruitment Consultant at Hamilton Woods or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot respond to all applicants, and please assume your application has been unsuccessful.