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Children's Home Manager

  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • Date posted: 13-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Management, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002423_1507888169

Children's Home Manager required for a specialist children's home for vulnerable young people based in West Yorkshire offering fantastic salary plus career progression.

I am looking for an experienced Registered or Deputy Manager within residential children's homes to join a national care provider dedicated to offering the highest quality of care to vulnerable young people.

The Registered Manager is integral in leading the home through Ofsted inspections, motivating and training staff, promoting best practices and delivering positive outcomes to young people.

The Children's Home Manager's main responsibilities are to

  • Register with Ofsted
  • Lead the home through all inspections
  • Achieve minimum 'Good' in all inspections
  • Motivate, develop and supervise a staff team
  • Lead on all referrals to the home
  • Promote independence and lifeskills to all young people
  • Work within allocated budgets


The Children's Home Manager must have

  • QCF Level 5 (or equivalent)
  • Supervisory or managerial experience within residential children's homes
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of Ofsted regulations
  • Passion for delivering positive outcomes to vulnerable young people
  • Hands on managerial approach
  • Driver plus own vehicle


Commutable from Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Wakefield, Leeds and Bradford.

This role is offering a great salary and benefits plus the opportunity to progress within a national organisation into senior management posts.