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Manager for Childrens Home

Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 pa
Reference: 1510/19
Closing date: 14 November
Based: Auton Residential Children's Homes, Newcastle

Hours: 37 per week but flexibility required

We are looking for a dynamic individual who has management experience working in a children’s home for up to five young people with emotional, behavioural difficulties.

You will be joining an established service in Newcastle rated GOOD by Ofsted.

Reporting to the Directorate you will be responsible for:
  • Directing, organising and overseeing the operations of the home, and ensuring high standards of care and regulatory compliance at all times.
  • Assessing, evaluating and informing best practice in relation to social engagement and empowerment for children and young people
Excellent communication skills and ability to represent the Charity with external stakeholders is essential to the role as well as demonstrating the right values, behaviours and attitude.

You will be expected to have:
  • A management qualification i.e. Diploma level 5 in Leadership for Health and Social Care or equivalent.
  • Extensive understanding and experience of Ofsted regulation
  • A minimum of two years’ management experience within a children’s residential setting.
Hours of work are 37 per week however you will need to have a flexible approach to meet the needs of the service.

We offer attractive benefits which include up to 38 days annual leave per annum.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

Apply for this job

To apply for this vacancy, please either complete our online application form or send us your CV along with contact details and the reference to this role by emailing recruitment@stcuthbertscare.org.uk.

If you have not heard within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful.

We offer training, qualifications, variety and progression within the charity

St Cuthberts Care has given me job security and is a very supportive employer. I feel I'm listened to and have an input into important decisions that involve me.

Juned Miah, Residential Care Officer


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