Service Manager

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary £500 - £550 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client, Rotherham MBC is looking for a Service Manager for thier Restidential Operations.

This post will play a key role in the development and management of a range of in-house residential provision including emergency accommodation for Rotherham looked after children.

Rotherham Council has made a strategic decision to make a significant investment in children's residential services. This will ensure more of our looked after children are placed in Rotherham, close to their local communities, family and schools.

We want our residential homes to be an `intervention not a destination for our younger young people and prepare our older children them to successfully transition into adulthood with well-established supportive connections ` and are at the start of an implementation journey over the next 2 years to make this a reality.

Residential Operations Manager in Rotherham will:

  • Provide leadership and management to the Rotherham CYPS residential service, including emergency accommodation, disability short breaks and therapeutic step down.
  • Provide written reports, briefings and presentations to a wide range of stakeholders including elected members
  • To ensure Rotherham Residential services are focused on delivering successful outcomes for all children and young people demonstrating commitment to Rotherham's values and family approach to care
  • Quality assure all Residential Children's Home provision through audit and effective line management to ensure that all provision is effective and of a consistently high standard (either 'Good' or 'Outstanding'.)
  • To ensure that the practice of staff is up to date and at a consistently high standard.
  • Manage systems which ensure that advocacy, voice and Influence opportunities are promoted.
  • To develop QA systems and to work within agreed quality assurance frameworks which cover resources, staffing, service user and outcome measures.
  • Contribute to the Council's budget process.
  • To be responsible for developing and maintaining the highest levels of partnership working both within Localities and with all partners and external agencies.
  • To provide flexible management cover, including out of hours, to other residential homes when required to meet specific service needs.

This is a hybrid role and candidates will be expected to work a minimum of 3 days per week in the borough.