Children's Home Registered Manager

Posted 16 September by Refresh Resourcing

A fantastic opportunity to join a specialist provider of therapeutic residential services to vulnerable children who have complex and traumatic backgrounds, as a Children's Home Registered Manager.

You will be opening a new home in the St Albans region, in Hertfordshire to provide therapeutic, long-term care to 3 children. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and shape a new service and team within a newly decorated and refurbished home with the support of an extremely experienced Regional Manager, the organisation's own education department & school and specialist support teams.

The successful Children's Homes Registered Manager will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • You will bring your enthusiasm of putting children in your care at the centre of everything you do to successfully manage a children’s home in accordance to Ofsted standards.
  • You will evolve a skilled and compassionate staff team which will provide first class support to improve the life opportunities of disadvantaged children who have experienced trauma.
  • Provide practical leadership in childcare, as well as organising staff rotas, facilitating training and providing supervisory reviews.
  • Access appropriate services to support the childcare practices within the home.
  • Communicating with the young people to listen to and consider their views.
  • Ensure that the home is well maintained, clean and homely.
  • Manage and control budgets.
  • Take part in audits, reviews and Ofsted inspections.
  • Liaise with senior management and external professionals including local authorities and other professional agencies.

Essential Candidate requirements:

  • A minimum of one year’s experience of fully managing a home for children with emotional behavioural difficulties.
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management of Residential Childcare or equivalent
  • Car driver
  • An excellent working knowledge of Ofsted Regulations.


  • £40,000 - £47,000
  • Bonus of up to 21% of your salary bringing total yearly earnings to £56,800

Application questions

Do you have experience of managing an OFSTED regulated children's home?
Do you hold a Diploma Level 5 Management of Residential Childcare or equivalent?
Are you a car driver?

Reference: 40878682

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