Registered Manager – Children’s Social Care

  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 2 days ago
  • September 28, 2021
  • £34,728 to £38,890 pa

Registered Manager – Children’s Social Care

A bit about us

Somerset County Council have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Manager to join a forward thinking, passionate and innovative team and you will be based at our Beechtrees Home in Wellington.  As part of Children’s Social Care in Somerset our Residential Short Break service focuses on promoting independence, social inclusion, choice and individual support to children and young people with learning disabilities and emotional and/or behavioural difficulties.

Here’s what you can expect to be doing

Key purpose of the role….

You will be responsible for one of our Somerset County Council short breaks and children looked after homes for children with disabilities. You will lead and develop our fantastic team of staff within the home and work closely with colleagues and other agencies to secure the best outcomes for our young people.

A few things about you

You will have substantial experience and knowledge in working in a care setting within a management role and take pride in creating a warm and welcoming environment for our young people and staff.  As the Registered Manager you will have day to day responsibility for the home, and be able to understand high quality care, impact and quality assurance, managing and monitoring of budgets. You will be able to manage, support and develop a team to ensure they demonstrate the vision and goals of the organisation. You must have excellent leadership, management skills and strong good organisational skills. You will have passion, drive, resilience and ambition to maintain and exceed expectations for children with disabilities and always want to strive to improve the home.

You must have up-to-date knowledge of Childcare legislation, Ofsted regulations and Quality Standards and Children’s Homes Regulations 2015.

Holding a QCF Level 5 or equivalent is preferred although not essential if you have the right experience and a willingness to undertake this qualification.

Additional information

The salary range for this role is £34,728 to £38,890 per annum

If you think that you have these qualities and are interested in joining our team, we would love to hear from you. For an informal chat please contact Serena Pike, Responsible Individual, on 07977 413850.

Interviews will take place at Beechtrees and due to COVID-19, strict hygiene protocols and essential procedures will be put in place to keep you safe. 

Due to the importance of the role we recommend applying as soon as possible. Depending on the level of response we anticipate conducting interviews ahead of the closing date.

As this role is customer facing you will need to speak fluent English.

Why choose Somerset County Council

We are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do to improve the lives of people in Somerset. We offer great training and development opportunities, with supportive management. As well as this, we have some fantastic employee benefits available:

  • We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements wherever possible, including working from home.
  • Generous annual leave allowance, with the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Staff discounts in gyms.
  • Employee Assistance for the times you may need some support and a variety of employee wellbeing services.
  • Auto enrolment onto our generous Pension Scheme and optional pension enhancement through our Additional Voluntary Contribution scheme.
  • A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work and health screenings.
  • My Staff Shop offering discounts in shops, online shopping, restaurants, cinema tickets, insurance benefits and more.

DBS information

This post requires a criminal background check via the Disclosure procedure.

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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
    37
  • Salary
    £34,728 to £38,890 pa
  • Job Category
    Public Sector
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location