Registered Manager - Bexleyheath

Home Manager - Children's Residential Service - Bexleyheath - £45,000 - £50,000PA

Our client is looking for a child focused Registered Children’s Home Manager to run their Brand New 4-bed children's home provision in Harlow Essex.

This well established provider are seeking someone with a passion for excellence, who has a forward-thinking approach to help ensure the home’s success, and who is focused on achieving the best possible outcomes for the children in the homes’ care. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the service and enjoy the rewards of its success.

The ideal candidate will be Ofsted registered and hold an NVQ level 3 in children's and young people as a minimum. Our client are happy for Level 5 in leadership and management to be gained during and are also happy to fund this.

The professional duties of a Registered Manager shall include but are not limited to:

Recruitment and leadership

  • To provide effective leadership and management of the residential home
  • Recruit, induct and train new staff Safeguarding
  • Manage and safeguard the children and young people and promote their wellbeing
  • Ensure that the highest possible standards of physical, emotional, spiritual and cultural care are maintained within the home at all times.
  • Create a culture and ethos where the complex needs of each young person are met.
  • To ensure the promotion of education, physical health and emotional well-being of the young people.


  • Supporting the directors and Responsible Individual to achieve registration with OFSTED.
  • Manage the Home and ensure the efficient operation of the service in accordance with the relevant legislation, procedures, policies and the Statement of Purpose for the home.
  • Achieve a quality service; aiming to achieve a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating (linked to performance bonus).
  • Managing and supporting the homes staff team, providing supervision on a regular basis, assessing staff performance and providing some training.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015, Safeguarding Legislation and Procedures the Children Act, other relevant legislation and guidance and company policy and procedure.
  • To ensure recommendations or requirements from inspection reports and Regulation 44 reports are addressed and resolved within designated timescales
  • Provide written reports for reviews, case conferences and other meetings requested by Senior Staff. Ensure that relevant actions identified at such meetings are implemented.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a position relevant to the residential care of children
  • At least 1 year in a role supervising and managing staff
  • NVQ Level 3 In Children and Young Peoples work force
  • LEVEL 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) or working towards.
  • Recent experience working either as a Registered Manager or as a Children’s Home Deputy Manager.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £45,000.00-£50,000.00 per year

For further information about this position please get in touch today!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £45,000.00-£50,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking


  • 8 hour shift

For more information or to apply please submit your CV or contact Meditemp on 01233 632148 (option 5).

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

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