Job Description

Description of Role: The Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of running the Home,
including the management and supervision of staff, and to ensure young people are supported to the
highest of standards, ensuring high levels of emotional and physical support and for planning
appropriate activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
● Assisting in the management, coordination and development of a range of services for young
● Providing line management and supervision of the staff team;
● Promoting the practice of working in partnership with young people, their families, other
Cherry Blossom staff and other agencies, in order to meet the needs of young people;
● Providing leadership and guidance towards the objectives of Cherry Blossom Home;
● Promoting team development and effective team working;
● Maximising the effectiveness of staff through motivation, development and the application of
Cherry Blossom personnel policies;
● Taking a role in identifying and implementing potential improvements in the services provided
by Cherry Blossom;
● Contribute to setting and reviewing goals and objectives for all staff;
● Identifying appropriate staff resources in order that key tasks are fulfilled.
● Ensuring sufficient resources are available in emergency/out of hours situations including
participation in an out of hours ‘On-Call’ rota;
● Ensuring that all staff receive appropriate induction, supervision and appraisal;
● Providing an communication pathway to and from the the staff team;
● Responsibility for ensuring the policies and procedures are maintained and implemented;
● Actively participating in recruitment, grievance, disciplinary, health and safety and other
staffing matters;
● Ensuring that staff training and development needs are identified and ensuring that those
needs are met; assisting in training staff as required;
● Ensure that all Health and Safety Regulations are complied with in accordance with Cherry
Blossom’s policies, procedures and practices;
● Regularly inspecting the condition of the structure, fabric, furnishings and fittings of the
building to ensure that all necessary equipment, etc. is in good working order and of a
reasonable and acceptable standard of repair;
● Ensuring that effective finance budgets, control, administration and records comply with
Cherry Blossom’s expectations and procedures;
● Ensuring that staff understand and implement Cherry Blossom’s Child Protection Procedures;
● Be willing to work towards completing their management qualification if not already held,
● Perform all other duties and tasks as assigned.

General Information:

Supervision and Appraisal: All members of staff will receive supervision and appraisal and it is the
responsibility of each member of staff to follow the company’s procedure in respect of supervision
and appraisal. Each member of staff can grow through our competency matrix.

Equality and Diversity: Cherry Blossom Home is committed to promoting opportunity that gives
everyone an equal chance to learn, work and live free from discrimination and prejudice. To ensure
our commitment is put into practice we have developed policies, which will seek to remove any
barriers to equality of opportunity and to eliminate unfair and unlawful discrimination. These policies
apply to all employees of Cherry Blossom.

Confidentiality: All members of staff are required to undertake that they will not divulge to anyone,
personal and/or confidential information to which they may have access during their work.
Objectives: All staff are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the objectives set out by Cherry

Legal and Statutory Responsibilities: All staff must be prepared to comply with Cherry Blossom’s
Health and Safety policies and attend relevant statutory training as required. Cherry Blossom is
committed to diversity and inclusion of staff and service users. All staff are always required to
demonstrate their commitment to these policies in their day to day work and to treat others with
dignity and respect. All staff are required to adhere to the SSSC Code of Conduct.

Location: Stuartfield, Aberdeenshire
Salary: Negotiable
Leave: 28 days
Position: Full time
Reporting to: Directors
Responsible for: Line Management of Staff Team
DBS Disclosure: An Enhanced check will be required for this post.


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