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Kent

Childrens Residential Home Manager

Childrens Residential Home Manager

4 bed EBD Supported Living Children’s Residential Home

Based in Kent x 2 locations – £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 Kent area x 2 locations area.

They deal with children with EBD with an age range of 6 – 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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Automotive Service Centre Manager

Our client an Independent Service and Mot centre is looking for a Service Centre manager to manage the day to day running of the business in Erith

Working in conjunction with an assistant manager qualified motor trade technicians and the area manager to achieve targets and excel in customer service.

You will maintain the workflow through the business to maximise the workshop and keep the technicians busy. A hands on approach is key

Manage the day-to-day ordering of parts and consumables, making sure the parts are always ready and available
You must have a train and retain ethos to coach the team.

The business is open 7 days a week from 7am to 7pm Monday – Saturday and 10-4 on Sundays and we are looking at a 4 on 4 off shift pattern but are open to discussing this with prospective candidates

Motor trade experience is essential for this role and would suit someone with a Motor trade technician background. A technician that is looking to take the 1st step into management a service manager or workshop controller looking to escape the dealer network politics.

Must hold a full uk driving licence

As a Centre manager, you will be rewarded with a basic salary which depends on experience between £33000 to £35000 plus a centre bonus for achieving set budgets.

Think you have got what it takes send over your Cv and we can have a chat and then set up a quickly arranged interview to see if you have what it takes.

Assistant service centre manager

Our client an Independent Service and Mot centre is looking for an Assistant manager for their Erith site

Working in conjunction with the centre manager qualified motor trade technicians and the area manager to achieve targets and excel in customer service.

The service centre assistant manager will maintain the workflow through the business to maximise the workshop and keep yourself and the technician team busy.

You will be someone who can stand in for the centre manager in their absence. You will still be working in the workshop servicing and mot’ing vehicles

Motor trade experience is essential for this role and would suit someone with a Motor trade technician background. A technician that is looking to step up or workshop controller looking to escape the dealer network politics.

Must hold a full uk driving licence

The business is open 7 days a week from 7am to 7pm Monday – Saturday and 10-4 on Sundays and we are looking at a 4 on 4 off shift pattern but are open to discussing this with prospective candidates

As a Assistant manager, you will be rewarded with a basic salary of £30000 plus a centre bonus for achieving set budgets.

Think you have got what it takes send over your Cv and we can have a chat and then set up a quickly arranged interview to see if you have what it takes.

Mot Tester / vehicle Technician

We are looking for Vehicle technicians / Mot Tester’s for our Erith Site.

As a Vehicle Technician / Mot Tester you will need to have a good understanding of mechanics and a good attitude to work

We want to train and develop you to be as good as you can be. You must have a minimum certification of Level 2 in light vehicle repair and live mot card

Full Uk driving licence preferably clean but definitely with no previous bans. Own tools.

You will have Local service centre / privately owned garage or main dealer experience. As a Experienced tech you be replacing clutches, cambelts doing A/c re gassing changing tyres and brakes and doing routine servicing. A good all-rounder and must be a team player.

The business is open 7 days a week from 7am to 7pm Monday – Saturday and 10-4 on Sundays and we are looking at a 4 on 4 off shift pattern but are open to discussing this with prospective candidates

In return we offer a salary upto £28000 for a Level 3 and £30000 for a level 3 with Mot card depending on experience. Level 2 salary will be discussed at interview and again is dependent on your experience

Looking for a new role? Fed up of the main dealer network? Send over your cv and lets have a chat

Children’s Residential Service Manager – Kent

Remote based – Service/Area Manager – Kent/South East – Children’s Residential Sector.

Salary £50,000 – £65,000pa plus bonus

This is working for a Children’s Residential group looking after their residential children’s homes based in Kent

you will be managing the managers that manage the homes and overseeing the complete process and making sure everything is being done correctly for the wellbeing of the children and the busniess.

They offer a lovely therapeutic approach with very nice properties and are passionate about what they do.

They are looking for an experienced professional from the Children’s Residential Sector who has previously managed a home or homes and or someone from an RI capacity.

You will have the relevant qualifications and accreditations for this role.

Please contact me Denny for a private and confidential chat about the role ASAP.

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Deputy Manager (Children’s Residential Home)

Deputy Manager – Therapeutic EBD Children’s Residential Home – £28,000 – £36,000 Based in Maidstone Kent – (Flexi Working)

An empathetic and proactive Deputy Manager is sought to a assist in the smooth running of a children’s homes in the miadstone area , The provider is a well established children’s service with multiple OFSTED regulated locations under their banner. .

The ultimate responsibility of the position is to ensure excellent outcomes for the young people residing in the home which caters for Multiple Children with Emotional Behavioural needs whilst ensuring the highest standards of compliance in line with Ofsted regulation.

Role Responsibilities:

To support the home manager in undertaking the following responsibilities or in their absence to take on the management of the home and be directly responsible for these;

  • To provide leadership and management of the home.
  • To maintain an in-depth knowledge of The Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards, the Children Act, other relevant legislation and guidance and company policy and procedure.
  • To safeguard and promote the wellbeing of the resident young people.
  • To manage the homes staff team.
  • To manage a quality service aiming to achieve a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating.
  • To provide a therapeutic environment that promotes and supports children / young people’s recovery from their abusive and traumatic life experiences.
  • To represent the home to outside agencies and ensure compliance with the statutory requirements imposed by them and requirements of commissioners.
  • To work with the wider management team to contribute to the planning and development of the group and to provide management support to other areas of the service where required.
  • To maintain occupancy levels that are both commensurate with the business needs of the service and needs of the young people placed.

Personal Attributes

  • Enthusiastic, resilient and good with people.
  • Ability to inspire, develop, grow and lead exceptional teams.
  • Have good judgement about when to act to ensure the safety of others and to seek advice from others.
  • Ability to apply and maintain appropriate professional boundaries, standards and values in practice.
  • Self disciplined.
  • Self awareness and ability to reflect on own practice and that of others.
  • Child focused
  • Motivation/ desire to improve the lives of children and young people.
  • Psychologically minded- ability to look beyond behaviour and understand causes and meaning.
  • Ability to accept guidance and direction from senior managers

Essential Qualifications

  • Level 3 Diploma Residential child care or equivalent. Essential.
  • Level 5 Leadership and management in Residential Childcare, Desirable.
  • Therapy or therapeutic care qualification – Desirable

For further information about the position and the organisation please apply today.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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Deputy Manager (Children’s Residential Home)

Deputy Manager – Children’s Residential Home – £25,000 – £35,000 Based in Folkestone

An empathetic and proactive Deputy Manager is sought to a assist in the smooth running of a children’s homes in the miadstone area , The provider is a well established children’s service with multiple OFSTED regulated locations under their banner. .

The ultimate responsibility of the position is to ensure excellent outcomes for the young people residing in the home which caters for Multiple Children with Emotional Behavioural needs whilst ensuring the highest standards of compliance in line with Ofsted regulation.

Role Responsibilities:

To support the home manager in undertaking the following responsibilities or in their absence to take on the management of the home and be directly responsible for these;

  • To provide leadership and management of the home.
  • To maintain an in-depth knowledge of The Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards, the Children Act, other relevant legislation and guidance and company policy and procedure.
  • To safeguard and promote the wellbeing of the resident young people.
  • To manage the homes staff team.
  • To manage a quality service aiming to achieve a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating.
  • To provide a therapeutic environment that promotes and supports children / young people’s recovery from their abusive and traumatic life experiences.
  • To represent the home to outside agencies and ensure compliance with the statutory requirements imposed by them and requirements of commissioners.
  • To work with the wider management team to contribute to the planning and development of the group and to provide management support to other areas of the service where required.
  • To maintain occupancy levels that are both commensurate with the business needs of the service and needs of the young people placed.

Personal Attributes

  • Enthusiastic, resilient and good with people.
  • Ability to inspire, develop, grow and lead exceptional teams.
  • Have good judgement about when to act to ensure the safety of others and to seek advice from others.
  • Ability to apply and maintain appropriate professional boundaries, standards and values in practice.
  • Self disciplined.
  • Self awareness and ability to reflect on own practice and that of others.
  • Child focused
  • Motivation/ desire to improve the lives of children and young people.
  • Psychologically minded- ability to look beyond behaviour and understand causes and meaning.
  • Ability to accept guidance and direction from senior managers

Essential Qualifications

  • Level 3 Diploma Residential child care or equivalent. Essential.
  • Level 5 Leadership and management in Residential Childcare, Desirable.
  • Therapy or therapeutic care qualification – Desirable

For further information about the position and the organisation please apply today.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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Senior Support Worker (Children’s Residential)

Senior Support Worker – Sittingbourne – flexible full time shifts and Hours – £23,000 – £30,000PA

Do you believe that children who have been hurt in relationships, can heal in relationships, within an environment that is wholly focused on facilitating children’s growth and recovery?

Can you work in a team who feel valued and empowered to keep taking the risk of offering love, care, consistent presence and boundaries, to a traumatised child to change the child’s world?

We provide specialist therapeutic home environments for children with a range of complexities.

You will need to share our ethos and be committed to integrating a trauma informed approach, working closely with psychologists and therapists in all aspects of a child’s care.

You will receive on-going training, reflective supervision and therapeutic consultation to expand your knowledge, understanding and application of attachment and developmental trauma.

Due to expansion we have a vacancy for a Senior Therapeutic Support Worker.

We’d love to hear from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,500.00-£35,500.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness programme

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday (least 1 weekend in 4)
  • flexible shifts
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

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Senior Support Worker (Children’s Residential)

Senior Support Worker – Egerton (near Ashford) – flexible full time shifts and Hours – £23,000 – £30,000PA

Lovely Children’s home with children from the age of 4 -14 with EBD based in Egerton.

Can you work in a team who feel valued and empowered to keep taking the risk of offering love, care, consistent presence and boundaries, to a traumatised child to change the child’s world?

We provide specialist therapeutic home environments for children with a range of complexities.

You will need to share our ethos and be committed to integrating a trauma informed approach, working closely with psychologists and therapists in all aspects of a child’s care.

You will receive on-going training, reflective supervision and therapeutic consultation to expand your knowledge, understanding and application of attachment and developmental trauma.

Due to expansion we have a vacancy for a Senior Therapeutic Support Worker.

We’d love to hear from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,500.00-£35,500.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness programme

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday (least 1 weekend in 4)
  • flexible shifts
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

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Forklift Operatives

We are currently working with a fantastic company with amazing company values and opportunities.

About us

Our client was initially established in 2012 to market a range of soft fruit focused lines, showcasing their unique berry varieties. Their portfolio of products has continually evolved since then and, as well as soft fruit, they can now boast expertise in fruits across many different categories, including tropical & exotic fruit, stone fruit, top fruit and citrus.

We have a range of positions available within the remit of Fork Lift Operation.

Yard Fork Lift Operative:

DAYS: £10.60 (Level 1), £11.30 (Level 2), £11.60 (Level 3)
NIGHTS: £11.80 (Level 2), £12.40 (Level 3)

Yard Team Leader

DAYS: £12.50 (Level 1), £12.75 (Level 2)
NIGHTS: plus £0.50 on the above rates

Yard Supervisor

DAYS: £13 (Level 1), £14.35 (Level 2), £15 (Level 3)
NIGHTS: plus £0.50 on the above rates

All positions require a valid, in date, Counterbalance license and any official or in house Pallet / pump truck certifications.

Please apply today, your CV will be reviewed in terms of experience and qualifications and we will be in touch with the position we would like to interview for.

Days of work:

SUPERVISOR & TEAM LEADER: Wednesday – Saturday
OPERATIVES: choice of either Wednesday – Saturday OR Sunday – Wednesday

Hours:

DAYS: 05:00 – 17:00
NIGHTS: 17:00 – 05:00
Break: 1 hour, 30 minutes paid.

Pay levels: all new employees start on level 1 pay scale and go through a clear training and development plan to quickly rise to level 3 (full competency)

Duties:

  • Supporting other departments within the company
  • General day to day forklift requirements
  • Emptying mobile waste skips into waste trailers
  • Servicing production requirements
  • Ensure the signing of any receipted deliveries
  • Planning and allocating responsibilities for deliveries
  • Checking the safety and maintenance of the FLT’s
  • Liaise daily with departmental Supervisors
  • Operate FLT’s in a safe and controlled manner
  • Identifying key transport costs/savings and/or suggestions and ideas
  • Consider capacity and planning accordingly
  • The role involves some manual handling and the ability to withstand working in cold and wet weather conditions on a daily basis
  • The role requires an alert disposition, working near yard traffic and moving machinery

What we provide in return:

  • New site (Northfleet) with new offices, facilities, showers and changing rooms, free parking, electric charge points, subsidised canteen from Autumn 22 serving hot and cold food day and night
  • Career progression – Climb the company ladder
  • 4 day working week – 3 days off

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.60-£13.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Southfleet: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • Counterbalance License (required)
  • Pallet / Pump truck training certificate (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)