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Registered Service Manager

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Job Introduction

We have a exceptional opportunity for a Registered Service Manager to manage and lead one of our brand new Multi Building Registrations.  This isn't a typical Registered Manager position as you will be responsible for 4 children, across 4 separate homes supported by 4 teams around each child.  

As Registered Service Manager, working with A Wilderness Way offers you the opportunity to truly make a difference to children’s lives. Our offer, which has evolved over time, is now high intensity assessment-based care, with the desired outcome of successful transition into permanency.  Our focus for care and education is on stability and safety, health and wellbeing, relationships and preparing for independence and living in the wider world.

In your role you will working under the leadership of an Operations Manager, supported by our Multi Disciplinary and Functional Teams.  

Main Responsibility

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will effectively and efficiently manage a Multi-Building Registration across multiple sites.  

You will be responsible for the leadership, management and operation of this service, supporting children who predominantly are with us for a period of around 4 months, where the aim is to support both the child and their external team to move towards achieving the goals on their permanency plan.

The Registered Service Manager will set the operational direction and organise the effective running of the service to meet its Statement of Purpose.

Through your positive outlook and ability to see beyond behaviours, this role will reward your hard work through the positive outcomes that we achieve for our children during their time with us. A significant number of children move on from AWW to some level of permanency, whether that be foster care, a ‘step down’ provision or back to their family environment.  

For a full job description, please contact our recruitment team at or call 07557 228825

We are an equal opportunities employer and have a commitment to safeguarding children; we follow safer recruitment processes. All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. 

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are creative and passionate about working with children
  • Can teach and train others, whilst giving them support and feedback
  • Want to work towards lifelong outcomes for each individual child
  • Can collaborate with and support the team to create an exceptional service
  • Have experience as a Registered Manager working with children.  
  • Are passionate about taking our children outside wherever possible and making the most of our beautiful surroundings to challenge and inspire our children
  • Understand and can apply the Children’s Home Regulations and Quality Standards and Ofsted SCCIF


Package Description

£52,000 plus Welcome Bonus and excellent benefits


About the Company

AWW is one of the UK’s leading specialist providers of residential care for children who have suffered trauma and adversity.

We provide compassionate, nurturing care for children who are in crisis and have complex needs, supporting them to move from a difficult past to a brighter future.

Our homes are located in the peaceful and inspirational countryside of Cumbria, Northumbria, the Yorkshire Dales National Park and southern Scotland. Here, children experience safety and stability, as well as our renowned spirit of adventure and challenge: the ‘Wilderness Way’. With our support, children are able to thrive.

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