Registered Manager/Head of Supported Housing
North East of England and/or London with time regularly spent across all services including Peterborough
Salary Grade F, £36,771 per annum. The band goes up to £41,097 however, this is dependent on annual performance reviews. Plus London weighting of £4,000 per annum (if relevant).
Full time role:
37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm with some flexibility to meet the requirements of the post
We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and ambitious person to fill this exciting and key role. Working closely with the Director of Housing as part of the Strategic Leadership Team, the successful applicant will be pivotal in developing and leading the Home department, which includes our OFSTED provision. They will ensure the projects operate with best practice and that OCH implements cutting edge innovation.
Their specific responsibilities include being the Registered Service Manager for the charities Ofsted registered Supported Accommodation; ensuring excellent and consistent support provision which is in line with Oasis Community Housing ethos, values, policies and procedures, and Ofsted standards.
They will hold the role of Safeguarding Lead for Children; ensuring staff across the organisation are fulfilling their Safeguarding responsibilities and duties in accordance with relevant legislation and organisational policies. A key part of the role is to line manage Team Leaders and effectively manage budgets. The role will be a member of the Strategic Leadership Team of the charity and provide leadership on the culture, ethos and values within the charity and its activities.
The successful candidate will be qualified to Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Children and Young People’s Residential Management) or have a willingness to work towards this qualification. They will have extensive and demonstrable experience as a supported housing manager including management of health and safety, finances, safeguarding, needs and risk assessment, personalised and holistic support provision. They will have experience of safeguarding responsibilities at a management level, and experience of line managing staff, providing guidance, support, training and supervision.
They will be flexible and adaptable, able to respond to ongoing change and lead others through change, taking a solutions focused approach. They will have knowledge and experience of: Children’s Act, Ofsted regulations, and Ofsted inspections. They will have the ability to support a reflective environment where staff are able to identify areas for improvement for the benefit of those being supported. They will have a mature and flexible approach; excellent emotional intelligence and self-awareness, with an ability to work calmly under pressure. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to build effective working relationships with other organisations are essential.
There is a requirement for the post holder to be a Practising Christian.
Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, meeting essential criteria and Enhanced DBS (dependent on role).
The closing date for applications is 5:00pm on Friday 23rd February 2024
To apply for this role, please use the Apply link below. Using the links to the Job Description, Guidance and our Ethos and Values.