At Cambian Group we provide outstanding care for our children and young people.

As a Children's Home Registered Manager, you must be willing to go above and beyond for our children and young people in their day to day life.

We are embarking on a period of transformation in line with our ambitious plans and, at the absolute core of our business, is our commitment to supporting our amazing children and young people, each with their own needs, aspirations and infinite potential to reach their personal best.

Our teams are fully committed to Cambian’s goals, they understand the challenges and rewards of working with our young people and know that every day they will achieve things that really matter.

Our children and young people receive support from a diverse team of incredible Registered Managers and Residential Care Workers who strive to engage, motivate, and instil confidence and life skills aiming for the best possible outcomes for our children, young people and families. Our support services range from working with children and families with short-term needs to delivering long-term bespoke support packages.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic leader, someone who is tenacious and passionate with the ability to connect with those they meet and build meaningful and productive working relationships. We are passionate about promoting and encouraging independence and life skills for our children and young people, ensuring that their safety and well-being underpins every decision we make. There is nothing more rewarding than helping someone believe in themselves, have the confidence to celebrate their own uniqueness and achieve success that is personal to them.

Your key responsibilities as the Registered Manager:

As the Registered Manager you will have full autonomy of your home, you’ll be integral to the smooth running of daily life within your home, enabling young people to thrive. You will inspire and lead your team to manage a warm and friendly home that provides a safe and supportive environment for children and young people to achieve positive outcomes whilst also achieving compliance with the Children’s Homes Regulations and ensuring your home is always able to evidence a high standard of care and quality. You will be responsible for the organisation of work patterns, facilitation of training, and the accessing of appropriate services to support the childcare practices within your homes.

You will lead a team of colleagues and facilitate their professional development so that they not only provide high-quality care and support, but are enabled to fulfil their own career potential too. You will be supported by our Recruitment Team in the recruitment of a compassionate and motivated team, and help build a fantastic workplace culture where colleagues feel valued and rewarded for the work that they do. You will design, implement and monitor the care and education plans to meet the individual needs of our children and young people, ensuring that key life and independent skills are achieved in the enriching and positive environment we strive to create. Responsible for the organisation of work patterns, facilitation of training, and the accessing of appropriate services to support the childcare practices within your homes.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and management (Residential Childcare)
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of managing an Ofsted home that carries a rating of good or above.
  • Have experience of working with children and young people with challenging behaviours including mental health and behavioural problems
  • Full UK Driving license
  • Excellent knowledge of current legislations The Children’s Homes England Regulations 2015, Quality Standards 2015, the Children’s Act 1989, Children Act 2004 alongside all other legislations that are relevant to residential children’s homes

Our benefits:

  • Competitive salary – Additional performance
  • Blue Light Card
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • DBS paid
  • Free access to face-to-face Staff
  • Counselling service
  • Contributory Company pension scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Lots of opportunities to progress as the business has exciting growth plans over the next few years
  • Overseeing beautifully furnished, modern residential home

Who the Cambian Group are

Cambian Group is one of the UK's leading children's specialist education and behavioural health service providers. Founded in 2004, it has grown

Salary: Up to £45,000 depending on experience

Location: Preston, PR4 5QU

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