Registered Manager (Children and Young People)
Talbot House Childrens Charity - School
37.5 per week
19th Jul 2023
Registered Manager (Children and Young People) working in Chadersley Children’s Home, part of Talbot House Children’s Charity.
Are you an outstanding children’s home registered manager who can see the potential in children and help them to achieve their ambitions? Can you transform practice so that children and young people thrive within the best possible care? Are you a leader who promotes fun and active environments? If so we want to hear from you.
Check out Chadersley’s statement of purpose at: https://www.talbothousetrust.co.uk/residential-home
People with exceptional skills and experience, who are passionate about the care and protection of children are the candidates we want to hear from.
All of our children are complex, and understanding their unique needs and challenges is important. Understanding the impact these complexities can have is vital to this role, but seeing their potential and enabling children to progress into adulthood successfully is what we aspire too. We achieve this within a therapeutic and empathetic environment and the right manager will lead, motivate a team to enable children and young people to succeed.
Chadersley Children’s Home is part of Talbot House Children’s Charity who are a registered Charity with a Residential Children’s Home and Non-maintained Special School on their site in Newcastle. Set in 8 acres of beautifully maintained gardens and land, you would be forgiven if you thought we are based in the heart of the countryside, however, we are in Walbottle, offering an easy commute.
We are looking to recruit a Registered Manager who can create a strong management team and is committed to building a culture in the home that matches the organisation’s values as set out above. This is a pivotal role with scope to shape and contribute to the future of the home and the wider organisation.
- are ambitious, enthusiastic, knowledgeable dynamic and forward thinking…
- can demonstrate a successful track record of Ofsted inspections…
- share our values…
- have a passion to provide quality care and to change children’s lives…
- hold a Level 3 in Residential Childcare / Children and Young People (this is not negotiable) and ideally a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Residential Child Care or an alternative relevant degree level qualification…
we would like to hear from you.
We see this as a pivotal role within the organisation and we are prepared to pay a competitive salary for the right person, depending on experience and qualifications. We are planning to enhance the provision we currently offer, this will be a very exciting time to join our residential team.
We will pay an extremely competitive salary to the successful applicant.
This position is offered on a full-time basis with a very competitive salary. You will be working office hours, and have the support of a Deputy Manager who works a combination of office hours and shift hours. We see this as a pivotal role within the organisation and we are prepared to pay a competitive salary for the right person, depending on experience and qualifications. We are planning to enhance the provision we currently offer, this will be a very exciting time to join our residential team. Please see our Job Description and Personal Specification attached for full details of the role.
Note: to apply for this role, you must hold a Level 3 NVQ – Children and Young People or Residential Childcare (children’s pathway) to apply for this role. An NVQ level 5 is preferred Management and Leadership – Children and Young People or Residential Childcare (children’s pathway) to apply for this role (again, children’s pathway).
Please send your certificates to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can check your eligibility to apply for the role.
On your application, you will need to state where you have worked with children (not adults) and if you have completed your NVQ 3 and/or 5 via the children’s pathway (we are unable to accept adult pathway).
If you don’t hold a Level 5, you must be currently working towards this qualification or willing to work towards this as a priority. Please attach all relevant certificates and module unit information on your application.
Working at the Charity you will:
- receive death in service benefit, equal to 4 x basic salary, plus many other benefits such as employer assist program (EAP), GP and physio access and more.
- be offered access to an independent financial advisor.
- have the option of joining the Charity’s competitive pension scheme, matching contributions up to 6.75%.
- attend staff events.
- be working with a passionate team.
- work in a modern home environment, with ample parking.
- be provided with meals while at work.
- be added to the DBS update service, paid for by the Charity.
- be offered opportunities to undertake training and gain further qualifications relevant to the role.
Talbot House Children’s Charity is a children’s charitable organisation with a non-maintained special school and a registered children’s home. We exist to improve the lives of the children we work with.
Talbot House school provides education for children who have complex needs centred around their social, emotional, or mental health.
Our children’s home provides a safe and secure environment where children who are unable to live within a family unit can achieve permanence, while they develop the skills and confidence they need to prepare for adulthood.
Our core values are:
- People – passionate people are at the heart of Talbot House.
- Place – providing a safe, nurturing environment where we are all equally valued and encouraged.
- Pride – we take pride in celebrating our achievements and inspire self-belief.
We are looking to recruit a Registered Manager who can create a strong management team and is committed to building a culture in the home that matches the organisation’s values as set out above, with scope to shape and contribute to the future of the home and the wider organisation. With the support of our SMT including our CEO, Head of Development (and Deputy CEO) and Head Teacher from our School, the successful applicant really does have an opportunity to change children’s lives.
To apply please complete an application form (see link above) and send your completed application form electronically to: email@example.com
Closing Date: midnight, Wednesday, 19 July 2023
Shortlisting: Tuesday, 20 July 2023
1st Interview Date: TBC
Please see our full job description and personal specification for full details. Don’t forget to read our tips for applicants to help you successfully complete your application form. Please feel free to contact the HR Department on 01912290111 or the email above, for an informal discussion or with any questions you may have, we are always happy to help.
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Talbot House Childrens Charity - School
Talbot House Children’s Charity Limited is situated in the North East of England and comprises a special educational needs school and a residential care home for children.
The Charity provides a positive alternative for children and young adults who have had difficulties in mainstream provision. These young people are at a higher level of risk emotionally and/or physically. They can also be experiencing educational and social exclusion.
Talbot House Children’s Charity aims to help young people with complex needs to bridge the transition into adult life and have opportunities to flourish in society, with confidence.
Enhancing self-esteem and providing a nurturing approach are fundamental principles at Talbot House and require sensitivity and non-rejection as a cornerstone. They are fully embraced by an expert team in place, who strive to develop positive outcomes for young people in their care.
Talbot House is a registered children’s charity, which provides a nurturing and supportive environment for children and young people with complex needs.
We aim to ensure every child aspires to become the best they can be. To achieve this, our staff must also aspire to be the best they can be and share our values; to care for, respect and support one another in this endeavour.Visit School Website