Registered Manager (Children’s Home)


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Registered Manager (Children’s Home)

Haresfield Lacock, Wiltshire

Children and Young People Residential Care – LD

Up to £40,000 a year

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

People are at the centre of everything we do. We value everyone at the Autonomy Care Group who all make a positive difference everyday by providing an excellent level of individualised care and support to the users of our services they need to lead a high quality of life.

About the role

We are recruiting a Registered Manager for our 5 bed residential children’s home for young people (aged 8 - 18) with learning disabilities, complex needs, and behaviours that may challenge. The home is located just outside of Chippenham, Wiltshire 

As registered manager you will take overall responsibility for the operational management of a residential service for children ensuring that it operates to the highest professional standards. 


  • Salary up to £40,000 per annum DOE and qualification
  • Excellent Bonus Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Free on site parking
  • Set within beautiful rural Wiltshire
  • Supportive Management team
  • Training and development
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line
  • Access to blue light card discounts
  • Covid safety procedures in place

Job description

  • Full time 40 hours per week
  • overall responsibility for the operational management of the home ensuring that it operates to the highest professional and quality standards
  • overseeing the day to day running of the home
  • leading and managing staff so they can perform their roles safely and to the best of their ability
  • managing budgets and contracts
  • making strategic decisions about the future and growth of your home

Person Spec

  • 2 years experience in a registered managers position - working with LD / Complex needs Children and young people residential setting
  • experience of Ofsted Registration
  • awareness of Children’s homes regulations
  • proven Ofsted record with a rating of at least good and committed to working towards achieving outstanding
  • strong leadership skills promote a positive culture; must be robust and resilient
  • strong communicator who will maintain relationships established with comissioners
  • commerical awareness with financial acumen with an understanding and experience of maintaining budgets
  • QCF Level 5 or equivalent achieved or willing to work towards

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.