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Registered Manager

  • Location:

    Okehampton, Devon, S. W. England, England

  • Sector:

    Care Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive relocation package!

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

Ofsted Registered Manager

Social Work Degree or NVQ/QCF Level 5 (relevant to children and young people)

Salary/Rate: £35000 - £45000 - annum plus relocation package
Location: EX20, Okehampton, Devon
Hours - 37.5 hours per week
Vetro are seeking an experienced Registered Manager / Qualified Social Worker to lead and manage a Children's Home for young people aged 7-19 with autism, learning difficulties and SEMH (social, emotional and mental health). This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Registered Manager to mould, drive and develop the Children's Home and take it to outstanding.

The core task of this senior management post will be to ensure excellent standards of care and therapeutic services using PBS models are maintained. You will ensure that the environment and all services provided comply with statutory regulations, governance and quality standards. The post holder will undertake the Registered Manager responsibilities with Ofsted and provide strategic leadership ensuring a process of continuous improvement. Liaising with outside agencies and stake holders you will demonstrate professionalism and act as a role model for staff.


  • The successful applicant should hold a Social Work Degree or NVQ/QCF Level 5 which is relevant to children and young people
  • You will be able to demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development
  • Be an experienced manager in a residential/social care setting
  • Have experience of working with children and young people with Autism and associated learning difficulties, emotional, behavioural and social difficulties
  • A strong and effective leader
  • Be emotionally resilient
  • Being able to work flexibly and demonstrate resourcefulness
  • A strong 'can do' attitude
  • Highly developed organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills.

Considering relocating?

There is schooling from infant to sixth form level with the college rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. The Dartmoor National Park offers hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery. From Okehampton there is direct access to the A30 dual carriageway providing a link to the city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. The countryside around Okehampton is particularly attractive with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits.


Are you the one we're looking for? Apply now by clicking the Apply button, or contact Lyndsay by email or phone for an initial conversation.

Closing date 29th September

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