Company: Achievetogether
Location: South West


Location: Redruth, Cornwall, TR15

Hours: 37.5 per week typically Mon-Fri, however will include some weekend, evening and on calls according to the needs of the service.

Do you have a passion for helping others and want to make a difference? If so then we need you.

Achieve together are currently looking for an experienced Registered Manager in Redruth, Cornwall on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Registered Manager will take overall responsibility for all aspects of running a complex care service in Cornwall.

About us

Acorn Park Lodge provides support for people with Learning disabilities, mental health issues and other concurrent complex needs. The bespoke support provided centres on individual need and focuses on developing independence, person-centred life skills, communication, social skills and service users’ choice. Situated on the outskirts of Redruth, Acorn Park Lodge is ideally located for the benefit of the people we support, their families and other multi-professionals. Redruth rail station is a ten-minute walk away and there is easy access to the A30 with Truro and Treliske hospital being only a 15-minute drive. Redruth has all the facilities you would except from a medium sized commercial town including a cinema and a wide range of shops and restaurants and the town centre is in easy walking distance from Acorn Park Lodge.


Main responsibilities

Duties include:

  • Registration as the manager with the relevant regulator (CQC), complying with all relevant legislation and standards. Including the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and associated essential standards of quality and safety.
  • To enable the people we support to lead a valued and fulfilling life, to maximise their potential ability, physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. Working in accordance with Achieve together ethos and organisational objectives.
  • Leadership and management of the staff team to ensure a high quality service is maintained.
  • To comply with the requirements of the Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 as are applicable to the people we support provided for at the home, and to support the staff team to prepare for internal and external inspections of the home as required by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
  • To work in line with and develop Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for that of yourself and your staff team.

Ideal candidate

Key Skills and Experience Required

  • The desire and ability to ensure that each person we support receives the care and support that is appropriate to their assessed individual needs.
  • Experience within the Autism Specialist, Learning Disability, or Mental Health sector.
  • An understanding of CQC assessment criteria.
  • Experience in managing and developing a staff team.
  • Hold a current driving licence and have own vehicle.
  • Be qualified or willing to complete the Level 5 diploma in Health and Social Care.
  • A good understanding of risk management and health and safety management.
  • Be self-motivated, organised, flexible and caring.
  • Excellent administration and IT skills.

About the company

What we offer in return

  • Competitive salary.
  • Fully paid training and DBS check.
  • A pension scheme.
  • Online discount scheme.

About Achieve together

We are a leading provider of care and support for people with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, dementia, hearing impairment, mental health needs, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning disabilities and epilepsy.

The people we support live in homely, family-like residences, and are encouraged to participate fully in the local community.

Achieve together is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

So, if you fancy a new challenge, what are you waiting for? Apply now!