Registered Children's Home Manager

Job Title:         Registered Manager

Salary:             Up to £46,000.00 per annum plus bonus TBA

Location:         Telford, Shropshire

Hours:             40 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm (On Call duties included and hours to reflect the needs of the home)

Are you looking to progress your career in Residential Childcare?

We are seeking to recruit a Registered Home Manager to work at our home based in Telford in Shropshire.

About the Service

Old Vicarage is a 4-bed registered Children’s home. We support Children and Young People to build incredible futures by giving them opportunities, developing their life skills and personal interests. The home is currently vacant with a view of the successful new manager to build an incredible service catering for children of a younger age (starting at 5 years old) as a pathway to our fostering division and other homes for older children within the region.

This home is based in Telford and is within commuting distance from Shrewsbury, Cannock, Market Drayton and Bridgnorth

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

About the role

We are looking for a Deputy Manager or a current Registered Manager to join our fantastic team at Old Vicarage. As the Registered Manager you will ensure the smooth operation of the home, helping our children and young people in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, comfortable, and healthy.

This is a great opportunity to continue your leadership career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

You will deliver efficient management, delivery, and development of our residential SEMH service, ensuring the highest quality of care and support is consistently given.

Quality is always top of our agenda and we pride ourselves on the quality of what we do. The successful candidate will effectively manage the small care team to achieve the best outcomes for our residents, whilst providing a safe and secure environment and maintaining CQC and Quality Care Standards.

Having attained a Level 3 QCF Children and Young Peoples Workforce and level 5 QCF Leadership and Management (or working towards it), you will be a calm, engaging, resilient leader able to motivate your team to provide a safe, caring environment where every child can thrive.

Why join Acorn Education and Care?

  • Your wellbeing matters hub
  • Clear progression pathways – If your goal is to progress, let us know and we can put in place a career pathway for you to reach your goal.
  • In house Learning and Talent team to help support your career goals
  • Continuous Professional Development platform to use from anywhere
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Access to 1000's of Shopping discounts
  • Dedicated multi-disciplinary staff teams to learn from and support you.
  • Local incentives including budget related bonus
  • A minimum equivalent of 5.6 weeks annual leave per year
  • Earn £1000 as an employee by referring a friend

Acorn Education and Care are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

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