Registered Manager

Job Reference: 71807
Posted: Thursday 16th May 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 30th May 2024
up to £30,000 per annum
St Helens, Merseyside

Would you like to join our dedicated, highly skilled staff team to provide co-ordinated, high quality person centred care and support to our guests accessing Thyme Lodge respite service.

Thyme Lodge provides care and support which is tailored to the individual’s needs and preferences and promotes wellbeing, choice and community engagement to adults with a learning disability, mental health diagnosis, autism and physical disabilities.

We are recruiting a proactive and compassionate leader to oversee the operational management and quality of our respite care service in St Helens. Thyme Lodge is a beautiful, homely 5 bedroomed respite service with a comfortable communal lounge, kitchen/diner, conservatory and large garden. All 5 bedrooms are spacious and comfortable and each has en-suite facilities. The house is tastefully decorated throughout and always has a welcoming atmosphere.

Our guests have a range of support requirements including assistance with managing medication, finance support, personal care support and assistance to learn new daily living skills to help promote positive self-esteem and independence.

Our guests are looking for someone who is caring, passionate, fun, reliable and kind.

You will hold operational responsibility for all aspects of service delivery, CQC and contract compliance.  You will promote and re-inforce a culture of responsive, professional, person-centred practice, and active support within the service. Relationships will be built based on respect and unconditional positive regard. You should have a well organised approach to staff deployment and service delivery.

You must have significant practitioner or management experience in relevant health and social care service provision alongside a warm, person-centered and respectful approach. An understanding of CQC quality requirements and care standards is essential. You should have a relevant professional qualification and/or a degree level qualification.

Creative Support is an Investor in People and we are committed to your continuous professional development. You will have the opportunity to meet your training and development needs with accredited training. You will be joining a very well-motivated regional team of senior managers who work together and support each other to provide excellent services in the North West.

If you would like to discuss this post and the benefits of working for Creative Support please contact Jackie Unsworth, Senior Operations Manager on 07971106309 or email

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.


Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.


We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.


We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.


Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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