Head of Care
Head of Care
£70-75,000 + Benefits
South West England
Our client, a national provider in specialist care services for Children and Young People, are currently looking for a driven and passionate head of care based in South West England.
Commutable from the Bristol, Bath, Weston, Bridgewater, Gloucester, and Cheltenham and Swindon areas.
This is a full-time permanent position.
Whilst striving to promote and provide the highest level of care and support to the service users, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading and overseeing the day-to-day running of an area of small residential units providing care to children with various complex conditions including SEMH or EBD.
You will be directly responsible for your own multi-disciplinary team within the homes, whilst also liaising with other managers and linked services within the organisation. Preparing and dealing with OFSTED, building relations and meeting with local authorities, and managing a budget, whilst ensuring the quality of care remains at the forefront will be key aspects to the role.
Joining a growing and reputable organisation, this is an exciting time to be part of the development, offering plenty of opportunity for future personal progression.
**NVQ level 5 Children and young people
**Additional qualifications in management would be preferred
**A minimum of 5 year's experience working within children’s residential care
**Confident, Committed and Driven
**An approachable and hands on manager
**Experience in staff management
**Experience in working within an EBD/ESDD/SEMH environment
**Experience in a similar role is essential
**Confident and experienced ability in building key relations with external bodies
Interviews will be held across 2 stages (informal and formal) and provide the opportunity to see the service.
The salary on offer is £70-£75,000 dependent on experience, plus benefits including pension scheme, generous annual leave and childcare