Registered Manager

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Wakefield

Are you a Registered Service Manager looking for a new challenge?

Do you have experience working with children and young people aged 16+ with challenging behaviours?

If the answer is yes, then look no further! Come be a part of a team that is dedicated to helping young adults in need!

Chizhande Care are seeking an experienced Service Manager to provide senior leadership for our Children’s Homes in Wakefield. Our company provides safe and nurturing environments for children who are unable to live with their families, recognising that their emotional wellbeing is just as important as their physical health.

The day to day responsibilities:

Oversee the daily operation of our homes, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the children under their care
Develop and maintain policies, procedures, and practices to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, and standards
Supervise and support the staff team / residential care workers, ensuring they deliver high-quality care to children, including emotional and practical support
Foster positive relationships between staff, children and families, ensuring the best outcomes for each person’s long-term care and development
Manage budgets and resources effectively, ensuring that the home is financially stable and well-maintained, with all equipment and facilities kept in good order
Uphold the values and mission of the organisation, promoting the rights, autonomy, and dignity of all those under their care
Maintain accurate records and reports, including activities, incidents, and any necessary paperwork such as assessments and plans.
Ensure regular meetings are held with children, young people, and staff to review and monitor quality of care.
Initiate joint working with external agencies to ensure the provision of services that meet the needs of individuals, and promote their social inclusion.
We are looking for someone with a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management (Residential Childcare) or be working towards.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing an Ofsted home that carries a rating of good or above and someone who has excellent knowledge of current legislation, including The Children’s Homes England Regulations 2015, Quality Standards 2015, the Children’s Act 1989, Children Act 2004, Supported Accommodations Regulations 2023 and other relevant legislation related to residential children’s homes.

This is a full time and permanent opportunity, working Monday to Friday with some weekend availability required.

In return we are offering a salary of up to £50,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Don’t delay and apply today!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £50,000.00 per year

Schedule: Monday to Friday , Weekend availability

Experience: Residential Childcare (Ofsted): 2 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification: Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management (required)

Work authorisation: United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

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