Nottingham, Nottingham
£36,000 - £40,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We believe that children are not a commodity. Our innovative, small group homes are just that - homes that offer each child the time to be nurtured and supported, not only by their carers, but also by the wider community. 

Our focus on youth development is not born out of a faceless corporate strategy, it is part of the reason we are here, and is centred round our Christian values. This is demonstrated in the high aspirations we hold for the young people we care for. 

As Registered Managers, you'll be a vital part of our team. We're looking for experienced people who are experienced, committed and passionate about children, and who can maintain our Ofsted ratings of Outstanding and Good.

Your priority will be to safeguard the physical and emotional needs of the children and young people in our care. You will be responsible for ensuring that your home is established and run efficiently and provides a positive environment which allows each child to reach their full potential.


You will ideally hold the Diploma Level 5 Leadership and Management (Children and Young People) qualification or be working towards or willing to undertake this qualification upon appointment, a minimum of 2 years’ recent residential childcare experience and 1 year’s management experience is essential. You'll have detailed knowledge of safeguarding, Children’s homes regulations 2015, behaviour management strategies and you will be responsible for leading, managing and motivating your team to deliver the desired outcomes under the Quality Standards. You will be responsible for the overseeing the homes’ maintenance, quality assurance, budgets and financial reports as well as liaison with partner agencies, statutory services and the local community.


Our fantastic benefits package includes generous annual leave, continuous professional development, YMCA Gym membership, access to healthcare cashback, free private counselling sessions, a sociable and friendly workplace environment, green travel loans and flexible and family friendly working conditions.

This post is subject to a DBS check at an Enhanced level and registration to the Update Service, (which we will pay for).

If you want to join us on the next step of our journey please visit our website 

Please note we are able to accept initial CV’s and then will require a completed application form to meet Ofsted requirements.


Closing Date: Monday 30th November , 9.00am.


Nottinghamshire YMCA is committed to promoting diversity and practicing equality of opportunity


Refreshed on: 15 November 2020
Closed date: 20 November 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development, Care Management

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