Registered Manager

Posted 12 May by Spencer Clarke Group
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Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Knowsley Borough Council to appoint a Registered Manager within their Children's and Young Person Service.

The role is on a minimum 2 – 3 month agency contract which is highly likely to be extended on an ongoing basis.

Rate of pay - £33.11 - £40 Per Hour. Negotiable depending on experience. (Please state your desired rate)

Location – Huyton, Merseyside, L36 6GA.

Position – Full time hours. (36 hours)

The Main Purpose of the role:

To have responsibility for managing children’s homes for the provision of care within the statement of purpose and to manage/supervise residential staff, who are supported by one or more Assistant Managers or senior residential child care worker, including the delegation and allocation of work commensurate with their respective grades. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide a residential care service for children and young people with complex needs who have been assessed as identified as being children looked after and or on the edge of care.
  • Contribute to the development and management of edge of care and preventative residential care preventative services.
  • Ensure that systems and performance is monitored and managed effectively.
  • Contribute to the planning, assessment and care planning of children who use the service. This includes involvement in the transition process to adult services.
  • Ensure staffing at all times by devising and using an effective rota system. This will include the coordination between two homes.
  • Manage imprest account for more than one home or ensure effective budget management oversight to contribute to central imprest process.
  • To ensure that staff receive regular and effective supervision that address areas of practice and their own development.
  • Be responsible for identifying the training needs of the staff team and to ensure that this is included in PR&D.
  • Have an awareness of relevant legislation and guidance appropriate to the role.
  • Be up to date with residential care home regulations and care standards and to meet the requirements.
  • Have a good working knowledge of regulations and standards and be able to ensure that they are translated into practice for staff.
  • Participate and contribute to appropriate meetings in the Division, and where appropriate represent the Division in other appropriate forums
  • Manage the staff team and service within the Councils’ financial regulatory framework.

Job Requirements:

  • Enhanced DBS check.
  • Reference contact details covering last Five years of employment. (Names, Numbers & Email Addresses)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK Document. (Passport etc..)
  • Proof of Qualifications.

Stay Connected!

Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

  • As a First Tier Supplier across many local authorities nationwide, you will have access to jobs earlier than other agencies.
  • Market leading referrals of up to £500
  • Free DBS checks 
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to and contact Dane on as soon as possible.

Reference: 40348416

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