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Head of Children's Services

  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Location: Crawley, West Sussex
  • Date posted: 17-05-2017
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00001922_1495011628

Children's service in Crawley looking for an experienced registered manager to join the team within a multi-site residential setting.

Overseeing and responsible for a multi service operation, offering care and support to children who display sexually harmful behaviour. My client has a team of emotional behavioural difficulties.

Registered Manager must have;

  • QCF Level 5 (or equivalent)
  • Preferably experience with therapeutic practices and models
  • Empathetic approach to children's social care
  • Minimum 2 years managing residential children's services
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong Ofsted knowledge
  • Proven Ofsted track record (via Ofsted reports)
  • Full driving License


The Registered Manager's main responsibilities are to

  • Oversee the day to day running of the service
  • Work with the clinical team to review care packages
  • Establish efficient record keeping procedures
  • Maintain excellent care delivery standards
  • Safeguard clients at all times
  • Lead the service through Ofsted inspections
  • Investigate all complaints
  • Effectively recruit and retain staff
  • Motivate, train and influence staff team