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Registered Manager- Children's Services - St Helens

Job Title: Registered Manager- Children's Services - St Helens
Contract Type: Temporary
Salary: £16.00 - 20.68 per hour
REF: KSTL07052020SH
Contact Name: Ben Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

Registered Manager- Children's Services - St Helens

Are you a passionate, dedicated Children’s Home Manager looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Children’s Home Registered Manager to work in a residential home for Children in and around the St Helens area.

Pay Rates: £16.00-£20.68 per hour

What you will be doing: ( A Full Job Description is Available)

  • Effectively scrutinise and make decisions in relation to referrals to the home, assessing and matching children to the home appropriately.
  • Ensure that the children in the home receive high quality, holistic care which meets their needs and promotes aspiration and positive outcomes for them.
  • Ensure any risks relating to children in the home are well understood and effectively manages to reduce risk and safeguard and protect children.
  • Ensure that the Child’s Voice is heard and responded to in all aspects of life in the home.
  • Work in partnership with allocated social workers and partner agencies to implement effective care plans for the children we look after.
  • Supervise, appraise, and develop the staff team in line with Practice Standards and Council policy to ensure continuous improvement to the service.
  • As the Registered Manager of the home, take a lead in liaison with Ofsted inspectors including managing on-site inspections.
  • To be responsible for the Home’s budget, maintaining comprehensive financial accounts and ensuring that the home operates within agreed financial limits.
  • Maintain the effective rotas, record keeping and administration of the home in line with regulatory and departmental procedures.
  • Ensure the Statement of Purpose for the Home is maintained and up to date, meeting Regulatory standard.

Essential Requirements:

  • Professional qualification relevant to working with children which must be a social care Foundation degree at Level 5 or equivalent or a recognised social Work qualification.
  • Applicants must have access to a vehicle and a full driving Licence.
  • At least two years’ experience of working at a senior level in a children’s residential setting.
  • At least 3 years’ experience of working with children and families in the last 5 years.
  • Experience of working with vulnerable and complex young people within a statutory setting
  • Experience of management in a children’s social care setting
  • Experience of involving children in the planning and delivery of services.
  • Experience of developing staff and teams.

Skills Needed:

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, guidance, and Quality Standards
  • Knowledge of OFSTED inspection framework for Children’s Homes
  • Up to date knowledge of child and adolescent care, theory, and practice
  • Ability to use technology to record, store and retrieve information.
  • Ability to communicate clearly (oral and written) and to work in partnership with service users, colleagues and other agencies.
  • Effective leadership, including business management skills and financial expertise.
  • Chairing and advocacy skills. Undertake staff supervision and appraisal. Monitor, evaluate and develop service provision to meet identified need.
  • Experience of management in a children’s social care setting

What we offer:

  • We will offer you Excellent & Competitive Rates of Pay, Organised Local Interviews and Free Uniform if necessary.
  • Flexible hours
  • Access to the 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
  • You will have a Passionate Dedicated Consultant helping you find the shifts you are looking for with a Contactable 24-hour Support for any out of Hour queries.
  • When registering you will be going through our efficient Compliance Service.
  • Free Occupational Health Fitness to Work Certificate

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Nurse friends or colleagues.

If you are a Unit Manager and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0808 178 4445(option1) and speak to Kasey Sanders. Or email on,

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.