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We're looking for a Registered Manager

Updated: May 30, 2023

We're looking for a brilliant, experienced Registered Manager who wants to further their career in homes that will provide Outstanding care for children.

You will run our second Home, Juno Wallasey when it opens later this year. Your first few months will be spent in Juno Oxton, working alongside the care team.

The Role

Place of work: Wirral, Merseyside

Salary band: £42,000 - £45,000

Job terms: Full-time, permanent 36h/week, flexible working

As Juno's Registered Manager, you will be working to ensure that every child and young person in our care has the best possible experience: that they experience love, joy and safety, and are encouraged to take the lead in their own life.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and grow the home care team in a new home, working with colleagues to create a positive culture and ethos, nurturing teams and responding effectively when things don’t go to plan

  • Be registered with Ofsted and lead the home to achieve top results in inspections, with support from your team

  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the children's home and oversee the budgets.

  • Create a comfortable, welcoming and child-friendly therapeutic environment for children, using techniques to improve their self-regulation, their emotional competence and connectedness to others

  • Deliver creative programmes and experiences that create strong bonds between the team and the young people and that make everyone smile.

  • Manage processes and procedures to make placements in the home, ensuring they consistently work in harmony with social pedagogical approaches and regulation

What benefits do we offer?

  • You’ll get plenty of holidays: 27 days+

  • We’ll train you in Trauma Informed Practice and Social Pedagogy. We will provide therapeutic coaching and will be committed to your ongoing learning and development

  • You’ll have broader leadership development opportunities as Juno grows and opens new homes across Liverpool City Region

  • You’ll get a good workplace pension and above-average pay

  • You’ll be supported by a core team committed to improving the quality of care in the UK

Who are we looking for?

We are most interested in who you are as a person. We are looking for people from diverse backgrounds, who personify our values. People who are loving, compassionate, clever and creative.

Requirements for the role include:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management of Children’s Residential Care (or equivalent)

  • At least two year’s experience in a Registered Manager position with Good or Outstanding Ofsted ratings

  • Full, clean driving licence

  • Knowledge of children’s rights and of adolescent mental health and therapeutic approaches including trauma-informed practice

Application deadline - 5th of May

Post to commence in July

To apply:

Send your CV and answers to the following questions to

  • Tell us about your personal values. What is most important to you in terms of how you live your life and how you treat others?

  • From the perspective of a teenager in the current care system, what would they think needs to be changed about children’s homes?

Recruitment process:
  • You will be invited to a short video call to meet the hiring manager

  • You will be invited to a full-day assessment event in Liverpool on the 13th of May

  • If successful, you will be invited to a final stage interview w/c the 15th of May

Download the full job pack for further information:

Registered Manager Job Pack Apr23
Download PDF • 2.53MB

Interested but not quite ready to apply?

Send us an email at and we will keep your details on file for future roles, or help you otherwise.

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