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Children’s Residential Home Manager

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£45000 - £50000 per annum

Children’s Residential Home Manager

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 per year

CER are thrilled to be working with one of our wonderful client Residential Homes based in Sheffield, South Yorks. Our client are seeking to appoint a Children’s Residential Home Manager to oversee the operations of one of their residential homes in S8. The childrens home provides high-quality residential care that offers safe and therapeutic environments where children can thrive.

Role Overview: As the Children’s Residential Home Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of a residential home. Your primary focus will be ensuring the well-being, safety, and development of the children in your care, as well as managing a team of staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the overall functioning of the residential home.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, including the Children’s Act 1989 and Children’s Home Regulations. Provide leadership and supervision to staff members.
  • Maintain effective communication with external agencies, families, and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement care plans tailored to each child’s needs.
  • Monitor and evaluate the quality of care provided.


  • Recognised qualification in social care (e.g. NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare).
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a relevant position.
  • Willingness to register as a manager with OFSTED.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with children and young people with complex needs.
  • Ability to motivate, guide, and support children in their self-development.

Why work with CER?

  • Competitive and transparent rates of pay
  • Access to a £250 Refer a Friend Bonus
  • Access to £300 Sign on Bonus if you’re already working for another agency
  • DBS paid for by CER
  • Fully funded CPD Courses
  • Discount codes and cashback via our payroll partner

If this role is of interest to you, please apply to this job advert directly with an up to date copy of your CV and a member of the team will be in touch following a successful shortlisting.

If this role isn’t quite right for you, but you are interested in working within Education, then please give us a call on 0114 241 2800 for an informal conversation.


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