Responsible individual – children’s home

We have an exciting opportunity for a Responsible Individual working across children’s residential homes based on the Hertfordshire / Essex Boarder.

Our client is a forward thinking, innovative provider of children’s services and offers all employees a rewarding, dynamic working environment. This position is a permanent, full-time position (40 hours per week).

The basic salary can go up to £65,000 for the right candidate plus bonuses.

The successful applicant will oversee 2 children’s residential homes as the Responsible Individual and provide support to Registered Managers that run the services day to day. This role is a full-time role.

One of the two children’s homes is due to open imminently and has a full staffing team.

This role is open to experienced Registered Managers, Area Managers and Responsible Individuals who have completed their level 5 and have previous good or outstanding inspections. Previous experience in mentoring other managers would be beneficial.

As a Responsible Individual, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Be the Responsible Individual for 2 children’s EBD homes and act on behalf of the organisation to ensure all requirements are met.
  • To oversee the management of placements within all the services.
  • Managing the annual budget effectively.
  • Ensuring that staffing levels and competencies meet the requirements of the home and its residents.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of the statutory and procedural framework for residential care and communicating this to the wider team.
  • Providing leadership and supervision to the wider leadership team.

In return, our client is offering a range of benefits, including:

  • Flexible working from home pattern up to 2 or 3 times per week.
  • Performance led bonus’
  • Annual Leave that increases with service.
  • Grow alongside an outstanding new provider.

To take the next step in your career, apply today for a conversation with our Residential specialist Tom Wilson.

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