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Registered Manager




UnderHills Farm, Little Malvern, WR14

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£30,000 - £35,000 DOE plus bonus scheme


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Our Children's home in Malvern is currently recruiting for a Registered Manager to join their family.  This exciting opportunity within our Senior Management Team will provides a nurturing, supportive, structured and stable environment for up to three young people of either gender with emotional, developmental and/or behavioural difficulties.

The home has undergone extensive renovation in preparation for it to re-open in February of 2021.  The home is currently registered under Ofsted.

*This position will attract a welcome bonus of £1,000 (terms and conditions apply)

As an Ofsted Registered Manager for our children's home you will take complete responsibility for the running of the service provision.  The successful candidate will be maintain and improve on the already high standards in the home in line with the company's expectations.

You'll be providing leadership, support and direction for the well-established care team and champion the Company’s ethos.  Working with professionals from a wide range of different disciplines, liaising with outside agencies and stakeholders, you will demonstrate professionalism and act as a role model for staff.

Whilst this role does offer challenges, it also delivers a personal achievement when you are able to help our young people to lead lives that are fulfilled, full of opportunities and aspirational.

The successful candidate will also:-

  • Hold the professional registration with Ofsted.  Complete the role of DSL (this includes some on-call)
  • Provide management and oversight of the day to day operation of the home including managing and maintaining financial budgets
  • Ensure the home is able to evidence positive outcomes for young people and compliance against the Children's Homes Regulations 2015.  

The successful applicant will need to have had a wide range of experience as a child care practitioner having managed teams in a residential setting.  A Level 5 Diploma / DipSW qualification is not essential but must be completed within the timescales as required by regulations.

Due to the nature of the role a full driving licence is required.

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.  With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

*Current employees, those referred by employees or an agency are not eligible for the joining bonus.

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.


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