Residential Home Manager

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Children's Home Registered Manager

Our client’s children’s residential home has been fully re-constructed and renovated throughout. It’s a great environment where children can access sincere and positive change. It’s also a balanced, comfortable and homely work environment for the successful candidate.

The registered manager must be passionate and self-motivated to manage and maintain the well-structured home. In addition to an attractive salary package, there are fantastic continuous professional development which takes the form of training and further qualifications.

Responsibilities will include ensuring the home operates within the Quality Standards and Children’s Homes Regulations (2015) and paying attention to detail to ensure the home is judged as ‘good ‘or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

The post holder will lead the Regulation 44 monitoring visits and regulatory inspections from Ofsted, as well as supporting staff to contribute to the process.

The registered manager must go above and beyond for the children and young people in the setting.

This will be a rewarding and fulfilling role in an organisation that is ambitious for itself and its staff and committed to staff retention, development and equality.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the home is managed in accordance with the its statement of purpose
  • Team management, including recruitment, interviewing and vetting of new staff members
  • Attend professional meetings
  • Protect and safeguard the young people within the home
  • Take responsibility for the matching process with the responsible individual
  • Ensure that audits are completed
  • Rota management
  • Encouraging the use of therapeutic models in the home


This role requires appropriate qualifications such as Level 5 Children Leadership and Management. The successful applicant will have experience of managing a children’s residential home and working with young people who have emotional and behavioural difficulties. They must also be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of SCIF.

This role comes with a great benefits package which includes:

  • A market-leading remuneration package including a generous annual leave entitlement, a company sick pay scheme and a workplace pension.
  • 24/7 access to a dedicated and supportive senior management team which will provide operational and organisational support.
  • Gold-standard training and development including the opportunity gain the Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership.