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Head of Service - Children's Residential Homes

  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
  • Location: North West England
  • Date posted: 22-09-2017
  • Sector: Executive, Private & Voluntary, Management, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002772_1506094697

Head of Service required for a leading children's home provider in the North West overseeing multiple specialist homes with fantastic salary and benefits on offer.

I am looking to find an experienced multi site Senior Manager (Regional Manager/Operations Manager/Head of Service etc) within the residential children's home sector to join a highly regarded provider of children's homes.

The role is paying a salary circa £60,000 plus excellent benefits package.

The role will involve overseeing a portfolio of specialist forensic children's homes for high end adolescents across the North West (primarily Blackpool and Lancashire). The Head of Service will manage the Registered Managers, ensure all homes are meeting the young people needs, oversee all Ofsted inspections and achieving minimum 'Good' in all.

The Head of Service must have

QCF Level 5 Leadership and Management (or equivalent)
Strong track record working with young people, children's homes and forensic services
High level knowledge of Ofsted
Multiple site management experience
Strong leadership skills and prior experience managing Registered Managers
Flexibility to travel throughout the North West
Driving License

This role is a highly sought after post with an excellent provider and is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager to take a step forward within specialist services.