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Head of Service - Children's Homes

  • Salary: Up to £50000 per annum
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Date posted: 23-05-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Executive, Management, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003381_1527093040

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Area Manager, Regional Manager or multi-site Registered Manager to join an established and ambitious children's home provider as a Head of Service covering Blackpool, Lancashire and Cumbria.

This role is full time at 40 hours, Monday to Friday offering an extensive employee benefits package and a competitive salary up to £50,000 (dependent on experience and interview).

The ideal Head of Service will have strong knowledge of Ofsted, safeguarding and young people along with senior management experience, managing Registered Manager's, budget and financial acumen.

Benefits for your as the Head of Service:

  • Annual salary up to £50,000
  • 25 days annual leave along with bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Retail and childcare discounts

Your responsibilities as Head of Service:

  • Successfully register with Ofsted as Responsible Individual
  • Line manage a team of experienced Registered Children's Home Managers
  • Ensure all homes are correct run and profitable
  • Lead the homes through all Ofsted inspections and achieve minimum 'Good'
  • Work with the Referral Manager to ensure only suitable placements are being sourced

Requirements of the Registered Manager:

  • QCF Leadership and Management Level 5 / Registered Manager's Award / NVQ Level 4 Health and Social Care
  • Significant managerial experience in children's homes
  • Multisite management and managing Registered Manager's experience
  • High level knowledge of Ofsted, young people and safeguarding

Location : Blackpool covering Lancashire and Cumbria
Salary : up to £50,000 (DOE) plus extensive benefits package

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Mark Beaver on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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