Registered Children's Home Manager

This new job post is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional with previous experience in management or as a deputy management. As the Registered Manager, you will be responsible for the entire process of the day-to-day running and management of an OFSTED Registered Children’s Home. This includes supervising and supporting other staff members and ensuring they are meeting the required standards of the home. You will report to the Registered Individual and Company Directors.

The Registered Manager position is particularly varied and would be a combination of supporting the team and working hands-on with the young people within the home. The Registered Manager will review and ensure good standards of practice in recording and monitoring, liaison with other agencies and contact with the local community.  They are responsible for developing and maintaining a positive and ‘warm’ culture throughout the team and the service.

The Registered Manager is an individual with significant experience working with young people in a residential setting. The role requires a positive value base, a good understanding of social work perspectives and an ability to manage staff, environment and clients with complex and challenging behaviours.


  • Experience (minimum 2 years) of working with vulnerable children and young people in a residential environment
  • Experience (minimum 1 year) in managing staff including completing supervision and appraisal processes
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (Children and Young People’s Residential Management pathway) or equivalent
  • Ability to oversee the management of the service
  • Willingness to complete direct work including sleep-ins, weekends and bank holidays, when necessary
  • Experience in managing budgets
  • Good standard of written and verbal English, including report writing and assessment skills
  • Knowledge of the regulatory framework for the field
  • Positive and non-judgemental value base
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • Good working knowledge of relevant legislation related to the role including safeguarding, children’s home regulations and health and safety legislation


  • Qualified Social Worker with Social work England registration
  • Management qualification
  • Full UK driving license
  • Use of vehicle for business purposes.

Meditemp is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client in relation to this vacancy.

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