Registered Manager Ref:3006007

Job Title: Registered Manager, Location: Liverpool
Reports to: Director / Responsible Individual
Location: Liverpool

Pay and Conditions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Leave: 33 days inclusive of 8 Bank Holidays
Hours: 37.5 hours
Responsible to: Directors/ Responsible Individual
Probation: Appointments are subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period, normally 6 months.
DBS Disclosure: An Enhanced DBS Disclosure will be required for this post.
Additional Benefits:
Agile working
Additional On Call Allowance
Health Plan after 3 months
Access to clinical supervision if desired
Pension 5% company pension, option to increase personal contribution
After 1year - private health cover

About Positive Homes
We are a new trading company setup by the youth development charity Positive Futures Liverpool ( We have created Positive Homes as we want to invest in the long-term outcomes of the young people in our care.

To do this, we commit to providing: -
• The best paid team
• The best trained team
• The best possible homes
• The nicest locations
• We will offer a mental health provision as standard for every young person in our care
• We will give them preferential access to all the services offered by Positive Futures, be that Targeted Support, Counselling skills, CBT skills, recreational or social provision.
• We will return surplus;’ profit to both Positive Futures and Positive Homes.
We will provide extensive training & development for our team to ensure not only that the young people receive the best service possible, but that team members grow with the organisation over the years.

Purpose of the Job
We are looking for an exceptional, experienced, and empathetic leader and manager to put their stamp on a new charitable, entrepreneurial venture. As the Registered Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of running the home, for short, medium, and long term planned placements to ensure young people are supported and prepared to move on to independent living. You will ensure that high levels of educational, emotional, and physical care, appropriate activities, comfortable accommodation, and the service of keyworkers are planned, provided, and applied in accordance with Positive Homes Procedures and Policies.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• To hold and maintain their own OFSTED registration and ensure the service meets OFSTED standards. To be up to date with relevant legislation and residential care home regulations and standards and to meet the requirements. To ensure the homes maintain Ofsted registration and that standards are translated into practice for staff.
• In line with Ofsted Care Home Regulations, to be accountable as the Registered Manager to how the home is organised, run and managed. To make independent decisions and be responsible on appropriate referrals into the service, suitability of placements, ensure good matching of children and that the placement meets the child’s needs. To notify Ofsted of any required changes and complete assessments and put plans in place to respond to any emerging difficulties.
• To maintain a good understanding of child protection and have the knowledge to ensure all risk assessments are updated for individual children and that staff members’ experience and levels of training are appropriately matched.
• To provide leadership and management to a group of residential staff, who are supported by one Deputy Manager, including the delegation and allocation of work commensurate with their respective grades.
• Ensure the recruitment, induction and training of staff is in line with company policies and always ensure staffing by devising and maintaining an effective rota system to manage the home day to day.
• To provide regular professional supervision to the Deputy Manager and residential staff that demonstrates clear management oversight and decision making, is reflective, and is both supportive and challenging in nature.
• To manage the home budget and ensure effective budget management oversight. Plan monitor and review expenditure and financial commitment against the budget to ensure services are provided within cost limits and that services represent good value for money.
• To monitor and manage the performance of staff, including regular scrutiny of casework via quality assurance systems and ensure that systems and performance is monitored and managed effectively via regular audits.
• To create long term strategies for service improvement and implement business plans. To ensure services are targeted, developed and delivered in accordance with company policy, legal requirement, and best practice guidance. To create and review the Ofsted improvement plans, ensure regular use of quality assurance processes in the scrutiny of and identify any additional areas of practice that require quality assuring.
• To produce reports and maintain records to a high standard in accordance with the company guidance/policy. Ensuring that all record keeping, including high quality case recording, accounting, and records of the other team activity, such as all meetings, is maintained and is available for reporting when required
• To ensure colleagues are appropriately trained, skilled, and qualified to conduct activities and provide support for the young people.
• To actively participate in recruitment, grievance, disciplinary, health and safety and other staffing matters with support from the Director / Responsible Individual.
• To be able to work in a flexible manner, including weekends, evenings and to participate in the managers on-call Rota.
• The post holder must carry out their duties with full regard to all company’s operational policies and procedures.
• Any other duties as required by the Director, commensurate with the grade of the post.

Legal and Statutory Responsibilities
All staff must be prepared to comply with Positive Homes Health and Safety policies and attend relevant statutory training as required.
Positive Homes is committed to diversity and inclusion of staff and service users. All staff are required to demonstrate their commitment to these policies in their day-to-day work and to always treat others with dignity and respect.
Corporate Responsibilities
All staff are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the vision, aims and core principles of Positive Homes and be prepared to contribute towards these aims within their staff team.

£40,000.00 - £45,000.00
Closing date
37.5 hours
How to apply
To apply for this position, send a copy of your CV to

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