Registered Manager

Registered Manager

Salary: £50,000 – negotiable dependent on experience

Hours: 40 per week

Location: Liverpool

Enhanced DBS required & full driving license

We are looking for an experienced Registered Manager to lead and manage a family assessment unit for 2 families.

Responsibilities: Registered Manager

  • To ensure the day-to-day running of the service provides the environment for assessment to take place and that babies and children are protected during their stay at the centre.
  • To ensure that parenting and supplementary programmes are facilitated daily, and the centre provides to the individual court requirements for each family.
  • Provide services, including supervision and management of the staff, planning for assessment and placement, safeguarding children and families, communications, reporting, and quality and compliance monitoring.
  • To be responsible for and oversee the assessment process, take the lead in court proceedings, and support other colleagues to develop their court and assessment skills.
  • To monitor and evaluate the quality of assessment and support offered at the centre and ensure the centre makes continuous improvements.
  • To provide effective leadership to the team and take the lead in service delivery and quality management of the centre.
  • Ensure the centre complies with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop constructive working relationships in the broader community to promote the overall outcome for children and families.
  • Provide continuity of support for each child and family placed at the centre.
  • Ensure staff have the skills, experience, and qualifications required to support families placed for assessment.
  • Produce quality monitoring reports, evaluations of risk and lessons learned to promote the continuous development of the centre.
  • Ensure each family has individual placement planning tailored to their specific needs and requirements as outlined in their care plans and the letter of instruction.
  • Establish professional relationships with the team around the child, multi-agency partnerships, and parents, families, and other stakeholders.
  • To take responsibility for case management as and when required.
  • To chair senior management meetings and facilitate monthly staff meetings.
  • To manage the centre’s health and safety responsibilities and ensure compliance with legislation and good practice requirements.
  • To facilitate Ofsted Inspection and embed Ofsted requirements in the centre.
  • To liaise with the responsible individual on all matters relating to the viability of assessments, termination of assessments, complaints, compliance and matters relative to effective service delivery.
  • To provide a monthly monitoring report to the responsible individual on all operational aspects of running the family centre.
  • Lead on placements and contract management with the relevant commissioners.
  • Ensure the annual development plan is implemented and targets are met.
  • Deliver and develop the services under any service agreement between external agencies and the organisation.
  • Identify and manage growth opportunities.

Skills / Experience: Registered Manager

  • Three + years’ experience within residential care and two years at senior level or above.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in supervising and managing professional staff.
  • Inter-agency work.
  • Experience of budgets and financial management.
  • Undertake and oversee the provision of robust, fair and evidence-based family assessment within a 12-week time frame.
  • Take responsibility for staff training, development, supervision, and rosters.
  • Ability to ensure continuity of safeguarding and support for children and families.
  • Able to manage stress and emotional resilience.
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of administrative tasks consistent with the day-to-day management of a family centre.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload to maintain and promote quality.
  • Monitor the service for quality of care in line with the requirements of Ofsted inspection.
  • Develop constructive working relationships with the broader community and multi-agency teams.
  • Write excellent quality reports and have a high standard of case management writing skills.
  • Excellent computer literacy skills.
  • Able to deal with complex family issues and manage volatile and unpredictable behaviour.

Qualifications & Education: Registered Manager

  • HCPC recognised Social Work qualification.
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services; or equivalent; or preparedness to work towards the same.

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Job Information

Job Reference: 3574_1719223872
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable dependent on experience
Salary From: £48000
Salary To: £50000
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Liverpool, Merseyside
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Registered Manager, Residential Family Centre Manager

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