We’re hiring: Manager of a residential children’s care home

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Do you have the drive and ambition to become a manager of a children’s home? Or are you a residential manager who is looking for an opportunity to be part of a thriving, expanding organisation with great career prospects?

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and ambition to manage one of our rural homes in Staffordshire. You must be committed to making a positive difference to looked after young people and have practice leadership as your priority.

Key highlights

Opportunities to progress within a developing organisation

Active support for further training e.g. social work, therapy

Flexible working

Non-corporate, family-run organisation

Outcomes based rather than time based

Bonus scheme based on occupancy of your home

Main duties

Being responsible for the day to day running of the home

Ensuring the home abides with current legislation

Providing ongoing support to all staff members and residents

Liaising with external bodies such as Local Authorities, Safeguarding Teams and Ofsted

Managing the homes’ budget and resources

Organising various training plans and helping the development of your staff team

Person spec & requirements

Enthusiastic, passionate and determined to succeed

Ability to work flexibly

Desire to be part of an organisation which is growing and developing

Level 3 diploma for Children and Young People’s workforce

Accepted by Ofsted as a ‘fit person’

Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purpose

At least 2 years working in the residential care sector within the last 5 years

At least 1 years experience in a supervisory role


OTE 38K. £23K – £30K + bonuses + mileage scheme +  benefits package

Starting pay will depend on experience. There are opportunities to progress within the organisation with additional managerial responsibilities and bonuses.

Occupancy based bonuses

12.5% on top of salary every 6 months

£150 for every admission above breakeven

£250 p/m for full occupancy

Interested? Please send your CV or queries to hr@caretoday.co.uk

Call us anytime on 0800 023 4450

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Head Office: 2nd Floor Lansdowne House,
85 Buxton Road, Stockport, SK2 6LR

0800 023 4450