We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Registered Manager – Childrens Safe Accommodation

Closing date: 31/07/2024

Reference: REQ105519

37 hours / Permanent

43,421 - 45,441 *

Penmorfa, Aberaeron

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and experienced Children’s Registered Manager to oversee and manage a small residential service for children and young people. This is a chance for a strong, motivated leader to shape the future direction of establishing this new provision.

As the Registered Manager you will lead and direct your team to ensure the highest quality care is provided. We are committed to providing the very best we can for every child and young person, to support them to grow and reach their full potential.

To undertake this permanent, full-time, rewarding role we require a knowledgeable, dynamic and emotionally intelligent individual who can use their previous experience, skills and understanding of children’s residential care, and organisational skills to ensure the home thrives.

As our Registered Manager, you will be required to demonstrate practical leadership skills, expert excellent communication skills, and the ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment whilst ensuring all current legislation’s and policies and procedures are followed. You will be a Manager who can use your own initiative, lead a team to greatness and use your skills to move the service forward.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about promoting a child centered approach to practice, have a solid career history in children’s residential care, including previous registration with CIW. You will have a proven track record of managing a successful service and be working towards or hold a Level 5 qualification in leadership and management.

Our offer to you 

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits including a competitive annual leave allowance, comprehensive employee health and wellbeing support, and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here.

In addition, we are committed to investing in our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of your role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we will support your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

Welsh Language

Whilst we are seeking Individuals with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language. We welcome applications from non-Welsh speakers. All successful applicants requiring support to learn/improve their Welsh language skills will be offered funded lessons, during work time, to help reach the desired standard following appointment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly and dedicated organisation and make a real difference.

Job Description and Person Specification

More information

If you would like further information regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact Nerys Lewis on  nerys.lewis2@ceredigion.gov.uk

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Gofal – Targeted Intervention Services

We are at the core of Ceredigion’s through-age social care provision and we focus on ensuring that each individual receives the intervention that is best placed to meet their needs or, where necessary, guide them to early help or specialist services. Our functions include:

  • Porth Gofal Intake and Triage Team
  • Targeted Intervention Services
  • Fostering Services
  • Residential and Day Care Services
  • Housing Services
  • Integrated Community Equipment Stores
  • Emergency Duty Team

More information regarding our teams can be found here.

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