Children’s Home Manager

Are you a Registered Manager that would like to utilise your skills and experience to join a well-established service for Children that have EBD? Or perhaps a Deputy Manager looking to take the next step? If so – we would very much like to talk to you.

Posted: 3 Nov 2023


  • £38,000 to £45,000 per year


  • Derby

Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Registered Manager to join a specialist Children’s service based in Derby. The service will accommodate up to 3 young people aged 8-18 with EBD.

The aim of the home is to provide a safe haven in which children and young people can learn appropriate life skills and behaviour, which will benefit them throughout their future.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Protect children and young people from threats to health, welfare and normal development inside and outside of the home environment.
  • Ensure home environment is appropriate and sensitive to needs of children and young people looked after
  • Manage the home through procedures, policies and activities engaged in to provide a positive and enjoyable experience for the child or young person they are responsible for.
  • Ensuring key stages in the stay of the child or young person such as admissions, discharge transfers are properly managed and recorded
  • Ensure staff dealing with complex cases are given support and advice.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with social workers, teaching staff and other professionals from associated agencies engaged in childcare
  • To assist in the management and operation of budget and petty cash within guidelines. To assist in the homes budgeting estimates.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to assist in the development of staff. To have responsibility in the deployment and management of staff on a day-to-day basis
  • To be involved in the monitoring, appraisal and disciplining of staff as necessary



  • 2 years management experience within a Children’s Residential Service & QCF level 5 in Leadership & Management.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a children’s residential setting
  • Sound knowledge of governing legislation, procedures and best practice in caring for looked after children
  • Driving Licence


Interested in this role? Apply now or call 0121 368 0900.


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