Registered Manager x 3 – Children’s Care Home

Registered Manager x 3 – Children’s Care Home 150 150 TCLRec
Registered Manager x 3 - Children’s Care Home
Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire TCL 5244652

Posted: 1st July 2024 13:54
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £56,805 per annum depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday - Friday, normal working hours

  • Permanent

  • Oxford, Oxfordshire,

    OX1 1ND

What's involved with this role:

Interim Registered Manager x 3 - Children’s Care Home

Job Ref: Oxfordshire TCL 5244652

Pay Rate: Up to £56,805 per annum depending on experience 

Hours per week: 37 Monday - Friday, normal working hours  

Role Length: Permanent

City: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Enhanced DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role

Leadership and management of the home they are registered for, ensuring that team members work effectively with children, young people, families and all internal and partner agency staff. To carry out their statutory duties as determined, principally in relevant childcare legislation, children’s homes regulations and standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the day-to-day operation/management of a Children’s Home.
  • Ensure the highest standards of emotional, social and physical care, promoting best outcomes for young people through research, development and partnership.
  • Ensure strategic overview and vision of the organisation are embedded in policies, procedures and management strategies.
  • Ensure highly motivated leadership and development to the team for which you are responsible.
  • Facilitate service to service support for improvement through collaboration playing a key function in developing high standards of communication.
  • Ensure provisions maximise resources to assess needs of families and young people within a planned timescale and ensure all services are delivered in a way which maximises the participation of young people, respects their rights and is responsive to their wishes and views.
  • Ensure overall responsibility for all regulatory requirements associated with Ofsted registration and the homes Statement of Purpose for both homes.
  • Ensure all safeguarding risks are acted upon and reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and at all times promote and ensure equality in practice.
  • Undertake and participate in any required training programmes which are relevant to the employment of staff working in children’s services, paying regard to residential care and the management role.
  • Take overall responsibility for all staff, delegating effectively and appropriately. Manage and monitor labour costs, staffing structures and rota’s, ensuring they meet requirements of the young people’s needs and are in accordance with allocated cost centres management guidelines advising the service manager of specific unmet needs or resource issues.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with partner agencies and clinical team to ensure individual assessment plans and support packages are available to all young people and their families.
  • Ensure leadership and management of staff including annual appraisal, regular individual supervision, wellness action plans and induction is available to all staff working in these provisions.


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



  1. Have a Level 5 residential leadership and management qualification. (if a Level 3 is held the Apprentice posts can be considered until a Level 5 is successfully completed).
  2. Registered with SW England.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Good working knowledge of childcare legislation, guidance and regulations including Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015. Good working knowledge of Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 and Quality Assurance Standards.
  3. Detailed understanding of the government policy agenda and emerging proposals for future with specific focus on Children’s residential sector
  4. Experience of working in a residential care setting at a managerial level including knowledge of managing residential children’s homes.
  5. Experience of managing budgets and understanding of financial management of resources.
  6. Understanding of health and safety legislation relating to residential homes including risk assessments and risk management planning.
  7. Understanding and commitment to equality and diversity agenda in service delivery and workforce.
  8. Experience of management, training and development of staff including performance.
  9. Experience of producing high standard quality analytical reports for internal scrutiny.
  10. Able to make clear management and financial decisions that take full account of value for money, efficiency, and risk.
  11. Able to develop effective internal and external professional relationships
  12. Experience of developing and maintaining policies and procedures related to residential care home settings in line with practice standards and regulations.
  13. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite, Adobe Pro).





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