Registered Manager – Children’s Residential homes

9-12 Months 

Pay rate: £450 -£550 per day (Inside IR35, Umbrella)

Start date: ASAP

Baltimore Consulting are currently working with a local authority based within the Southwest of England. We’re seeking to appoint 3 experienced Registered Children’s Home Manager’s to manage 3 homes and support them on the implementation of a brand new, multi-agency approach project, specific to children’s residential services for the county.


The homes are a mix of single use and multi-occupancy, but all focused-on crisis intervention, Emotional Behavioural Difficulties and dealing with high need, vulnerable users that may have been impacted by County Line activity specifically. Alongside core operational responsibilities and duties, you will work with the local authority to train, coach, and mentor existing and new staff to improve the quality of social care practice.


The children and staff force within the homes, would benefit from having a strong leader, with extensive social work qualified (or equivalent) experience and Children’s Residential home management experience. Within post, you will be required to register with Ofsted to become the registered individual in post. You will be tasked with creating a nurturing home environment and have full support from an imbedded multi- agency approach, including dedicated police officers and Child Psychologists on site and specific to the home.


Key responsibilities

  • Role out of new, multi- agency children’s Residential project.
  • Ensure multi-agency approach with external agencies and ensure collaborative working.
  • Managing a rota team of staff members and covering duty where needed.
  • Undertake and accurately record monthly reflective/case supervisions with all social work staff in the team
  • Review quality of social work practice and deliver training to mentor and coach staff
  • Work alongside case workers and the local authority to support with long term care plans.
  • Attend regular management organization meetings and run regular weekly and informative unit meetings for all staff


Essential experience required:

• Recent operational experienced within a similar role as a Registered Children’s Home Manager or experience as a Senior Social Worker or a Social Work Team Manager – deputy manager will be considered but must be able to demonstrate supervisory experience.

• A Qualified Social Work background or a Qualified Registered Manager

• Must have the ability to be registered with Ofsted

• Ability to identity staff development and training needs


If you’re looking at other opportunities to progress your career or know of someone that is please contact do apply today or contact Jade Fisher on 0117 313 7110

We are holding interviews this week, so please get in touch ASAP if you are interested in hearing more. 


We also offer a referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact if you can help in this way.


Baltimore Consulting Group is an Executive & Senior Appointments Specialist. We provide pivotal recruitment consultancy services to public sector clients across the whole UK marketplace.

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Jade Fisher

Senior Consultant - Children’s Social Care