Job Title: Interim Registered Manager

Salary: £34,000

Location: Illogan, Cornwall

Hours: 40, Mainly Monday- Friday with some flexibility

Are you looking to progress your career in Residential Childcare?  

Yes? Apply today!

We are currently looking for an experienced Deputy Manager who will be able to step up to Registered Manager for the first year and then become Deputy Manager, once the current Registered Manager returns. Please note that after this time frame, there may be other Registered Manager opportunities for the successful candidate to be placed into, due to the growth of the business.

About the Group

We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as 'Outstanding' or 'Good'.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

About the Home

We are recruiting an Interim Registered Manager to join our Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) team within Illogan, Truro. The young people in this home may also have mild to moderate learning disabilities. Our beautiful and homely residential setting provides 24/7 care for up to four children. Each child has their own room which they decorate to their individual tastes and cater for their requirements.

About the Role

Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning. 

As a Registered Home Manager you will be responsible for the care of up to four young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, including challenging behaviour who may also have mild-moderate learning difficulties.

The successful candidate will effectively manage the small care team to achieve the best outcomes for our residents, whilst providing a safe and secure environment and maintaining Ofsted and Quality Care Standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coach and develop the team to maximise their performance and potential and work effectively together to deliver the best outcomes
  • Enable the young people to fulfil their potential through structured education, care and wellbeing interventions that are relevant to their needs
  • Manage placement plans building relationships and gaining best outcome agreements with local authorities
  • Manage the home in line with the allocated budget
  • Oversee all referrals and assessments within the home

Why work for us?

Be part of the UK’s largest independent children’s services group and receive:

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Continuous personal development opportunities
  • Enrich and improve the lives of our young people
  • An interesting and varied career
  • Sleep ins are paid £40
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Your Wellbeing Matters


Please also note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications  

Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.

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