Registered Manager - Cheadle

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
£ 48 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
24 Mar 2020
22 Apr 2020

Job Description

Registered Manager (Children's home)
Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ
circa £47,000 per annum + benefits

Registered Manager (Children's Home)

Cheadle Hulme, near Manchester Airport

Salary range: circa £47,000 per annum + benefits
Pension scheme, life assurance, on site gym, onsite wellbeing support, confidential employee assistance programme, doggy day care/grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!

Hours: 37.5 hours per week plus on call rota and flexibility to work evening and weekend shifts

Holidays: Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 including bank holidays after 5 years

Role Summary

An exciting opportunity for an inspirational Registered Manager to join an innovative and ambitious organisation and rated 'GOOD' Children's Home.

The provider is a national charity supporting children and young adults with severe, profound and complex learning disabilities, sensory impairment and additional communication and physical needs from across the UK.We provide care and education, for children aged 3-18 years old and young adults aged 19-25 years of age.

Reporting to the Director of Care, the post holder will manage a Children's Home registration of 24 children and young people. The Home is located on one campus and consists of 6 detached purpose built dwellings that sit in close proximity to each other within a small private cul de sac. Each house can comfortably accommodate four children & young people, with a total capacity for 24 across the six residencies. This post would suit applicants who have managed and lead multiple services.

The service provision is divided into two hubs of three houses - 12 Children & Young People in each designated hub. The Registered Manager is assisted in the role by 2 Deputising Managers who alongside the RM undertake the day to day operationalsupport of the individual hubs and delegated houses. There is a dedicated House Manager and staff team of Child Support Workers (day and night staff) in each home.

The Registered Manager will work to ensure the highest standards of care excellence and quality assure the care delivered against Ofsted's Children's Home Regulations, Quality Standards and any additional relevant legislation.Applicants are welcome to make an appointment to visit the Trust to inform their application.


Demonstrable experience and proven success as a Registered Manager working with children and young adults with learning disabilities, complex needs and challenging behaviour

Established leadership and Care management experience in a Children's Home setting, would suit candidates who may have held pervious Operational Manager/Director roles

Sound knowledge of Children's Home Regulation and ability to translate the Quality Standards into good and outstanding practice

Working understanding of OFSTED's social care regulatory framework and compliances (SCCIF)

Strong line management skills and experience in supporting staff, building effective teams including staff supervision and appraisal

Knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding legislation and procedures preferably in a designated lead role

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for residential childcare, equiv. or above (QCF)

Track record of delivering good and outstanding provision against identified Key objectives and Performance Indicators (KPI's)

Flexible approach to work, responsive to the needs of the children & young people and the service provision including evenings, weekends and on-call rota

They offer good career development opportunities with performance related pay to progress your salary depending on qualifications, training and experience.

Ref: J51997

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