Registered Manager (Children's Home)
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Registered Manager (Children's Home)

Contact Information:
Location: Poynton, East Cheshire
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 dependant upon experience
Date Posted: 20/05/2021
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Vernon House
Job Description: No Qualifications

Registered Manager / Home Manager - Children's Services

Poynton, Cheshire East

£35,000 to £40,000 per annum (depending upon experience) + benefits

Kedleston Group is an independent organisation which owns and operates a group of schools/homes for children with a range of special educational needs. Kedleston’s vision is to become the most respected provider of specialist schooling in the country.  We are committed to achieving this by investing in our people, practices and infrastructure.

We are currently looking to recruit a highly skilled and experienced Registered Manager to join our team in opening and running one of our new services that will be located in Poynton. The Registered Manager will be responsible for a home which will cater for up to 5 children with a range of needs including behavioural emotional and social difficulties and therefore experience in this area is essential.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To ensure a consistent, high quality care provision is set up and provided to all young people that live in the home
  • To contribute to a rigorous programme of self-evaluation within the home which drives a culture of self-improvement
  • To ensure that the quality of care provided for all our children is best in class and that the setting has a high quality, homely feel 
  • To ensure a working environment in which employees are motivated and empowered to achieve in all they do for our children
  • To ensure that the Home’s occupancy targets are achieved and to pro-actively work to ensure that there is an active waiting list for places

This complex and vital role will also entail upholding and maintaining registration standards, all relevant Legislation and adhering to the Regulations and quality standards.

Person Specification (Essential):

  • Relevant experience of successful working at a senior level with EBD children, or within the ASC sector
  • Experience of leading and managing a team of staff
  • Evidence of knowledge and experience of behaviour management
  • Knowledge of current relevant legislation and guidelines
  • Experience in managing referrals and liaising with social work and commissioning teams
  • NVQ L3 (CYP) Children & Young People or equivalent
  • NVQ L5 (CYP) Children & Young People or equivalent or be willing to work towards
  • Stable and mature
  • Positive Outlook


In return for your hard work and commitment to the role Kedleston will offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • The opportunity to join a supportive and established team
  • The support to progress in your career

If you have a positive attitude, a good sense of humour and are passionate about working with Young People then we would love to hear from you.

Kedleston Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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