Registered Manager Ofsted

Willow Tree Kids Care

Registered Manager Ofsted

£50000

Willow Tree Kids Care, City Centre, Manchester

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 6 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 0a7fa2ec1032421096442df900a094e7

Full Job Description

We have an exciting new opportunity for a skilled and caring Children's Home Manager to undertake a vital role at Children's Home in Manchester or a 5 bed children's Home specialising in Emotional Behavioural Difficulties for Young people aged 8 - 17yrs.

This role is 5 days a week.

Our mission is to provide high quality care for people with learning disabilities, and this is underpinned by our commitment to the principles of support and choice. Our aim is clear - to deliver a high standard of professional care that enables service users to thrive as well as growing and enhancing our diverse group of employees.

Our work environment includes:

  • Modern office setting

  • Growth opportunities

  • Casual work attire

  • Relaxed atmosphere

  • Safe work environment


  • We are seeking the right candidate with a passion for excellence. A forward thinker you will have experience of setting up a new children's home or running a new service, reviewing referrals and successfully commissioning children's placements. Outcomes focused; you will be highly experienced within the children's residential home sector with a portfolio of previous supporting evidence to substantiate your Ofsted knowledge.

    This is an exciting opportunity to help shape a brand-new service and be pivotal in its success.

    With a further ten homes already lined up for registration there is a huge amount of progression associated with this role that would see the successful candidate Multi-Site / Area Managing across London once this initial flag ship home is established.

    Operational Responsibilities
  • Supporting the directors and Responsible Individual to achieve registration with OFSTED (Application already in progression).

  • 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.

  • 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 policies and procedures.

  • 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 accordingly and in timely manner.


  • Recruitment and leadership
  • To provide effective leadership and management of the residential home.

  • Recruit, induct, train, and supervise staff.

  • Manage, support 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 always maintained within the home.

  • 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.

    A minimum of 3 years' experience in a position relevant to the residential care of children.

  • At least 2 years in a role supervising and managing staff within a children's residential setting or similar setting.

  • NVQ Level 3 In Children and Young Peoples work force - Essential.

  • LEVEL 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) or working towards., Registered Manager: 2 years (required)


  • Licence/Certification:
  • Level 5 Leadership & Management Residential Childcare (required)

  • NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young People's Work Force (required)

    Pulled from the full job description

  • Casual dress

  • Company events

  • Company pension

  • Discounted or free food

  • Employee discount

  • Free parking

  • On-site parking, Onsite parking for Registered Manager

  • Extra day of annual leave plus £100 voucher on your birthday

  • Opportunity for career progression due to rapidly growing organisation

  • 28 days holiday entitlement

  • DBS check covered by Willow Tree Kids Care


  • Recent experience working either as a Registered Manager or as a Children's Home Deputy Manager.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: £42,000.00-£50,000.00 per year

    Benefits:
  • Casual dress

  • Company events

  • Company pension

  • Discounted or free food

  • Employee discount

  • Free parking

  • On-site parking


  • Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday


  • Supplemental pay types:
  • Performance bonus