Manager – Children’s Home, Doncaster

Full Time

Full Job Description

  • Doncaster location
  • Established Children’s Home
  • Salary up to £45.5k depending on experience
  • Benefits include generous holiday and pension scheme
  • Full time 37 hours per week

Now is a fantastic time to join this well-established company with a stable leadership team as they expand their children’s residential service. They offer continued career and personal development in a supportive structure.

Managing a 4 bed established home with a stable staff team already in place this is a great opportunity for an experienced manager or strong deputy manager to step into.

Key responsibilities include:

· To be responsible for the day-to-day management of the home, its activities, care of equipment and the building, and general management of resources.

· To help maintain a supportive and positive environment for each young person.

· To lead, manage and support an established staff team.

· Oversee delivery of care plans, risk assessments and behavioural management plans.

· To comply with relevant health and safety legislation, policy and procedures and promote safeguarding and welfare of residents.

· Ensure meets the standards and expectations of the home’s Statement of Purpose.

Skills and Experience

· Extensive experience of working with children in care in a Registered Manager role or Deputy Manager role in a residential setting.

· Up to date knowledge of childcare legislation, Ofsted regulations and Quality Standards and Children’s Homes Regulations.

· Experience of managing and supporting a staff team.

· Excellent communication skills and a “can do” attitude.

· ESSENTIAL qualification – NVQ/QCF Level 3 Children and young people’s workforce

· PREFERRED qualification – Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (or equivalent) or are willing to work towards it.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £39,500.00-£45,500.00 per year

Application question(s):

  • Do you have NVQ/QCF Level 3 Children and young people’s workforce qualification?


  • working with children in care: 2 years (preferred)