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Responsible Individual - Children Home - £50k - Burton-on-Trent and West Bromwich based homes

Chase Recruitment are working in partnership with a children home provider on the recruitment of a talented and aspirational Responsible Individual who will work closely with homes based in Burton-On-Trent and West Bromwich.

Our client provides their young residents with a safe, secure, consistent and homely environment with the highest level of care given at all times. They ensure that the home has a natural family feel in order to make the children and young people feel comfortable. The children are the heart of the home and they centred their approach on this. Every individual child's needs are approached holistically and they ensure that they receive the best level of nurturing and care.

This is a role where you can make your mark and have a fresh start!- it's an exciting time of growth for our client, and you could play an integral role in their growth!

It is essential that applicants have had a minimum of 5 years experience as a Responsible Individual, have significant experience in the childcare sector, a good knowledge of legislation's, local authorities, Children's Homes Regulations 2015 and Quality Care Standards, safeguarding, including the monitoring of Regulation 44 and Regulation 45 inspections and completing supervisions.

Duties include, but are not limited to:-

  • Promotion of the companies ethos, philosophy and values - while driving excellence and promoting innovative practice.
  • Overall management of all resources via the delegation and guidance of Home Managers
  • To act as the designated officer for Safeguarding matters, liaising with social services departments including LADO where required
  • To act as Compliant Officer
  • To represent the organisation at OFSTED level
  • Chair regular Care manager meetings
  • Support the Registered managers during staff appraisals
  • Overall responsibility for managing staff welfare, staff absence etc

This is an important senior role with in the business - on offer is a competitive package, superb career opportunities and the chance to be part of an exciting growing business.

If you have the right experience and skill set for this role, please get in contact with Chase Recruitment today with your CV!


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