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Date Added: Sat 18/05/2024

Registered Manager - Children's Home

Erith, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £65000 per annum + plus up to £10k performance bonus

As a pioneering provider of Ofsted registered children's homes in the South of England, our client is dedicated to fostering the brightest futures for the youth under their care.

They are seeking passionate individuals to embark on this journey. Our client prioritises not only the well-being of their young residents but also the growth and fulfilment of their staff.

Position: Registered Manager - Children and Young People's Service

Location: Erith

Salary: £65,000 plus up to £10,000 performance bonus

As a Registered Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in establishing and overseeing our client's inaugural home, catering to young people aged 8 - 17 with Social, Emotional, Mental Health needs (SEMH), including those with Mild Learning Disabilities (MLD). Located in the vibrant community of Erith you'll lead with compassion, expertise, and dedication.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the registration process with Ofsted, contributing significantly to recruitment, systems, and policy development.
  • Lead day-to-day operations, ensuring the highest standards of care and support.
  • Provide visionary leadership and mentorship to our team members.
  • Develop and implement robust care plans and risk assessments, prioritising the safety and well-being of our residents.
  • Ensure compliance with Ofsted and Local Authority regulations.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven leadership experience within a Good or Outstanding Ofsted rated children's home.
  • Familiarity with Ofsted regulations and safeguarding protocols.
  • Strong organisational prowess and ability to manage daily operations effectively.
  • Exceptional communication skills, with a resilient and proactive approach to problem-solving.


  • Extensive experience in a similar setting and managing Ofsted inspections.
  • Commitment to obtaining or possessing the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare.
  • Full UK driving license preferred.
  • Passion for positively impacting the lives of young people.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation.


  • Competitive base salary of £65k, with potential for up to £10k in bonuses based on achievable targets.
  • Clear career progression and development opportunities.
  • Comprehensive training and support, including financial assistance for professional qualifications.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment with ongoing support from senior leadership.

Are you ready to become part of a transformative journey? Our client is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds.

Candidates must undergo Enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks.


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