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Role Overview

Our client is currently in the market for a Registered Manager to come and join their busy team! The successful candidate will play a key role in maintaining supervision and care of children and will be responsible for planning and managing the day-to-day functions within the setting.


  • Accountable for the management of services, including staff management and supervisions, care and placement planning, safeguarding, communications, report writing, and monitoring overall quality and compliance of service
  • Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements such as provisions set out in the Children’s Home Regulations and Quality Standards 2015, Children’s Act 1989, Data Protection and GDPR, Health and Safety at Work Act and Working Together to Safeguard children 2019.
  • Ensure that all required reports are completed in line with timescales. This includes monthly review of the service through monitoring and audits linking into the service development plan.
  • To ensure that each child has individual care and care planning which is child-focused and personalized to meet their needs. These plans should be reflective of the long-term plan for the child, working closely with the placing Local Authorities.
  • To oversee and manage the move plan for any child moving to our home and establish positive multi-agency and partnership working

Specific duties
  • To ensure that the home's ethos is embedded in the service and that children are fully involved in the day to day running of the home
  • Take responsibility for the management of safeguarding children, risk, and service governance
  • Ensure that children have access to all the services which meet their individual needs, to include health, education, social, psychological, and emotional needs and well-being
  • To ensure that the service and its programs are planned and delivered to meet the needs of all the children
  • To monitor appropriate outcomes and progress of all children

People Management
  • To ensure that all staff have access to practice-based consultation including management supervision, reviewing, and monitoring standards, caseloads, and practice development
  • To support and have overall responsibility for the recruitment of staff in line with organizational policy and procedure
  • To ensure that all staff are supported with their initial induction, probationary reviews, individual practice support plans, and annual reviews and development of individual plans to support ongoing service and personal development and CPD opportunities.

Quality and Service Development
  • Ensure that Quality monitoring and Health and Safety assessments are conducted, and action plans implemented


  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Children’s Residential, or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a deputy manager or registered manager role in a Residential Children’s Care Setting
  • Working with children, young people, and their families
  • Work in a residential setting

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