Responsible Individual – children’s services

We have an exciting opportunity for a Responsible Individual based in Birmingham, West Midlands. 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 Ofsted-rated homes in the Birmingham area as the Responsible Individual and provide support to Registered Managers who run the services day to day.

This role is open to experienced Senior 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 children’s 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:

  • Additional annual leave
  • Flexible working hours (start/finish times)
  • Grow alongside an expanding service in the Birmingham area
  • Bonus Scheme

Not for you? If you are registered with Shire and recommend a friend, family member or colleague, you will be eligible for a cash bonus payment!

REF : 2594

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