Registered Children Home Manager

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
£43,570 - £45,648 per annum
16 Jun 2022
11 Jul 2022
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We are opening two children’s homes, one in Leamington Spa and one in Nuneaton for children aged 13 years plus. We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic, highly motivated, experienced individuals, who has the appropriate skills to set up and lead our children’s home through to Ofsted registration and take on the role of Registered Manager.


The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of the needs of young people in care. They should have extensive knowledge and understanding of the Children’s Homes (England) Regulations 2015, the Guide to the Quality Standards, Ofsted’s Social Care Common Inspection Framework (SCCIF) and other relevant statutory legislation, guidance, and good practice.



Key Responsibilities


  • Effective leadership and management of the home and takes the leading role in key decisions; to include chairing meetings and advocacy skills.
  • Ensuring that the home meets Ofsted standards of quality and safety.
  • Knowledge of the legislative requirements pertaining to high quality care for young people in a residential setting.
  • Develop a positive person-centred culture in the home using a model of Restorative Practice.
  • Contribute positively to the welfare and wellbeing of young people providing them with a safe, nurturing, stable home where their needs can be fully met, and they are encouraged to seek their aspirations and reach their full potential.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and positively with young people, colleagues, and other professional workers through a wide variety of media which will include written, verbal and electronic means.
  • Contribute to the development of appropriate relationships with and between staff, young people, families, and other stakeholders, promoting the children and young people's involvement and participation in the day-to-day life of the Home and local community.
  • Liaise with the various internal and external multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that the care needs of new and existing young people are met.



For the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click here.




Additional Information


For further information about the role please contact Tracy Avil’s Email:



This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.





Closing Date:  11th July 2022


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Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.


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