01603 75 25 45

Childrens Home Manager

Job Description

Please be aware that this role is still open.  Our client wants to recruit.  However, at present, there is no guarantee of when this role may commence.

There is plenty we can do in respect of interviews etc. in the meantime.

If this role is not suitable for you, but you are looking for a new job, please do get in touch.  We are happy to offer advice and ideas to ensure you are ready for anything!



Our client is opening a new Registered Children's Home in February 2020 in the north west of the city.

They are seeking a Manager to oversee all aspects of the operation and management of the facility.


To ensure that the home and staff operate in full accordance with all statutory, regulatory and standards requirements including:

  • Children Acts 1989 & 2004
  • Care Standards Act 2000
  • Children’s Homes Regulations 2015
  • To ensure that all children and young people have their needs met, their welfare promoted at all times and that they are safeguarded from any harm abuse, neglect, exploitation etc.;
  • To be responsible for the development, control, co-ordination and support of the staff group;
  • To supervise the Deputy Manager, enabling them to support supervising the staff team;
  • To be responsible for ensuring that effective records are maintained in accordance with Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 and associated Regulations and Standards;'
  • To be responsible for all aspects of budgetary control relating to the Home;
  • To be responsible for ensuring that effective rotas are prepared and followed and provide an on call rota;
  • To be responsible for co-ordinating admissions and discharges for the home and responding flexibly to requests for service, within the context of individual agreements and the home’s Statement of Purpose;
  • To deliver a co-ordinated service through effective liaison with the Social Workers, all other connected professional agencies and parents/carers;
  • To be responsible, in connection with the day-to-day management of young people, for liaison with Social Workers, GPs, Education staff other statutory and voluntary agencies, parents & carers;
  • To work effectively with Commissioning Partners, Police, LSCB and Ofsted etc.;
  • To set high standards in respect to their own professional conduct;
  • To ensure effective communication across the whole staff team;
  • To ensure staff receive support and supervision sessions;
  • To ensure staff respond to any child care concerns appropriately;
  • To hold regular staff meetings and to keep staff fully informed of policies and practices
  • To ensure that the building, equipment and furniture is well maintained, cleaned and cared for.

A minimum of 5 years’ experience of working with children and young people is essential and preferably at least 2 years in a Senior role. Level 3 NVQ/Diploma in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) would be ideal but not essential.

Valid driving licence required.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing organisation with an excellent reputation is its field.

The hours for this role are 9.00am - 5.00pm!

Job Info

Part time
5 Years
December 4, 2019

Contact Details

Mark Thair
01603 752545