Children Manager – Suffolk – £40k

  • East of England
  • Negotiable USD / YEAR
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Reference: J35702/FA

Role: Children’s Manager
Location: Suffolk
Salary: £40k per annum

Are you a Deputy manager within a Children’s home looking for the next step in your career?

My client is currently looking to recruit an children’s home manager to successfully manage and run a small service based in Suffolk.

This role is with a leading childcare provider within the UK, and the ideal candidate for this role must be an experienced manager and must have a proven track record of working in children’s services.

About the Service and Role:
The service specialises in individualised care programmes for children with a variety of needs including emotional/behavioural difficulties, autism, challenging behaviour, severe/complex communication and learning difficulties.

You should have considerable experience of working with young people with complex needs and / or mental health, OFSTED Care experience and successful experience in improving OFSTED outcomes and supporting and providing debrief to staff who work with challenging behaviour. In return, my client can offer an excellent salary of up to £40K amongst other employee benefits.

Job Requirements:
• To develop and sustain professional & caring relationships with all young people, actively support young people to develop their understanding of their own health & wellbeing either directly or through working with key staff across the service
• To liaise with and support a variety of internal and external colleagues and professionals to promote an integrated approach to meeting our young peoples’ complex requirements. These may include: psychiatrists; clinical psychologists; clinical paediatricians; dieticians; GP’s; psychotherapists and others.
• To work with and guide the residential team, ensuring the health and safeguarding of every young person underpins practice.
• To be an active member of the senior leadership team in ensuring all young people’s health and safeguarding needs are met.

Skills/ Qualifications:
• Sound knowledge of current Ofsted care regulations for children’s homes and all associated legislation
• Dynamic & Enthusiastic
• Ability to lead, motivate and develop staff
• NVQ Level 5 or Equivalent

If you are interested in applying for this fantastic opportunity, or for more information, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with Fiona at Amber Mace on 01904 571 187 or alternatively email an up to date CV to

To apply for this job email your details to