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Registered Childrens Home Manager

Posted 8 March by 121 Social Care Featured Ended

121 Social Care are looking for a Specialised Childrens Home Registered Manager in the Northampton Area a for a Childrens Home accommodating young people with Learning Difficulties and Complex Needs.

Do you want the challenge and the privilege of being the positive turning point in a child’s life? We are seeking inspirational adults who believe in the capacity of children to learn and grow despite their life circumstances, are you innovative and think outside the box in order to re-awaken excitement and enthusiasm in children.

You should bring a wide range of knowledge and experience as a residential childcare practitioner with management experience and be suitably qualified.

The successful candidate will need to be approved by the appropriate statutory body. This will require Ofsted registration in accordance with their respective time-scales and conditions.

In line with the Children’s Homes regulations the successful candidate will preferably have the following:




Education and Qualifications

The Registered Manager is expected to have the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England).

Work Experience

Has at least two year’s experience of working with children within the past five years with learning disabilities and autism and in addition, at least three years’ experience of managing a residential setting in children’s services.

Knowledge, Skills and Training

Able to demonstrate periodic training to update own knowledge, skills and competence

Has a high standard of general intelligence

Sound knowledge of legislation relating to Health and Safety, Employment, and Food Hygiene

Good insight into the care of children/young persons

Literate, with good communication skills


Knowledge of legislation relating specifically to Care Homes (regulations and standards), including registration and inspection procedures

Specialist knowledge of care of children

Possesses teaching, learning and assessment skills

Personal Characteristics

Able to plan, co-ordinate, organise and work under pressure, whilst remaining professional

Creates a caring but strong and favourable impression to others

Shows enthusiasm and commitment to the care of children

Able to lead and motivate others

Able to co-operate with other health professionals, and build and maintain positive relationships at all levels

Self-motivated and pro-active

Approachable, dependable, tenacious and confidential

Able to attend the Home at any time, if required

Business and management skills to manage the work efficiently and effectively;

A full driving licence and own vehicle is essential.

Please ring us or apply ASAP to learn more about this Unique Employment Opportunity

Required skills

  • Management
  • Management Experience
  • Residential Homes
  • Young People
  • Youth Work

Reference: 34638126

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