Social Care

Registered Children’s Manager

Job description

Working as a Children's Manager, you will be managing a residential children’s home that provides for and promotes the care of children and young people working in partnership with their families.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking overall management responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the home and staff to ensure that the home meets the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality standards.
  • Contributing to the development of service strategy and policy, business planning and budgetary processes as required.
  • Participating in regular supervision and management/staff meetings in line with the Children’s Homes Regulations including personal development reviews.
  • Engaging with the wider systems to ensure each young person’s needs are met by developing and maintaining professional and effective relationships with parents, carers, corporate parents and partner agencies.
  • Providing a positive role model for the children and young people, presenting oneself in a highly professional manner.


  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare or a Social Work Qualification or equivalent or relevant.
  • Knowledge and skills around service for children and young people in care.
  • Knowledge of legislation, regulations and guidance procedures relating to children and young people.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a position relevant to the residential care of children and young people.
  • Minimum of two year’s management experience, with direct responsibility for supervising the work of others and supporting their learning in a care role.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months - on the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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