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Registered Manager

  • Job reference: JM090620RM
  • Location: Southminster, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Management
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for a Registered Manager. This is for a Children's Residential Home for up to 4 young people, aged 10-18 with challenging and emotional behaviour difficulties.

This is a full time, permanent role with a bottom salary of £35k - this can be negotiated for candidates with good experience.

The ideal candidate would be someone who is positive, energetic and self-motivated with outstanding leadership skills, has a child-centred approach and who has a desire to make a difference in helping young people develop their independent skills to support their life's ambitions.

Main Duties:

-The Registered Manager oversees the day to day running of the home including; clear and effective procedures for monitoring and controlling the activities of the home, the financial viability of the home, any serious incident, allegations or complaints about the provision, and the quality of the provision.
-The Registered Manager ensures young people take an active role in contributing to the running of the home and that their views and concerns are listened to and appropriately responded to.
-The Registered Manager is responsible for ensuring staff engage and communicate effectively with young people, ensuring each young person's spiritual, moral, social and cultural needs are met.
-The Registered Manager should ensure that all staff working within the home provide a consistent service to the young people resident in the home. Staff working in the home should work consistently within the framework of relevant legislation and the homes policies and procedures.
-The Registered Manager is responsible for the ensuring all staff have appropriate and accurate job descriptions and as such are clear about their roles and responsibilities and lines of accountability.
-The Registered Manager is responsible and accountable for the day-to-day line management and supervision of senior care staff (Deputy Homes Manager & Team Leaders) within the home and to oversee the management and supervision of all staff working within the home.
-To have responsibility for the training and development of care staff and others as required.
-To provide and oversee the required paperwork related to managing a children's home.
-The Registered Manager regularly monitor, in line with regulations, all records kept by the home to ensure compliance with the homes policies, to identify any concerns about specific incidents and to identify patterns and trends
-The Registered Manager will facilitate inspection visits from regulatory bodies and routine regulation 44 inspections ensuring all relevant information is accessible and easily available. The Registered Manager should act on and share all recommendations from these visits with staff, young people, parents, local authorities and other interested parties.

*NVQ/QCF level 5 in Leadership and Management or equivalent qualification
*Have financial expertise to ensure the home is run on a sound financial basis including long term financial viability of the home.
*Experienced Registered Manager
*Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People's Workforce, or equivalent
*2 years' Experience of working in a Residential Children's Home
*Current Knowledge of childcare and child protection laws
*2 years' experience supervising and managing professional staff.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Josh at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!