As a Registered Manager for one of our children’s homes, you’ll create a setting where each child can thrive and reach their full potential. You’ll make sure they feel happy, safe and motivated and will also keep your home’s standards high. Managing day-to-day operations, you’ll take ownership of Ofsted statutory requirements, as well as playing an active part with the commercial team. Your input will help the children’s home run within budget, in turn enabling future investment.
The home accommodates up to 7 young people with social, emotional and mental health needs. All of the young people attend one of our schools in the local area. We are the number 1 children’s home provider, as judged by Ofsted (our sector regulator).
Here at Witherslack Group we pride ourselves on providing an excellent level of care, because of this we require you to have experience in managing an Ofsted rated Good or Outstanding children’s home. Your expertise should come with a professional qualification: the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) or equivalent. Enthusiastic, resilient and good with people, you’ll have the judgement to make key decisions and will be able to inspire, develop and grow exceptional teams and the leaders of tomorrow. A full UK driving license is a must for this role.
The level of care and education provided must be of the highest quality, that’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. With our high staff-to-child ratio and in-house clinical teams, our children’s homes have a reputation for excellence. Through our inspirational homes, schools and ethos, we’ve achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we’re enhancing life opportunities.
Full benefit package:
Our salary and benefits package is among the best in our sector. It includes our competitive base salary (£43,000 – £47,000), a Long-Term Incentive Plan with a bonus of up to 30% of your salary each year, £1,000 annual attendance bonus, up to 5% contributory pension, Life Insurance based on two times your annual base salary, 35 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), BUPA Healthcare, comprehensive induction programme and exceptional ongoing training. We also offer extensive Group staff benefits, such as a Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, and Cycle to Work Scheme. Witherslack conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.
The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.
For a full job description and person specification, please see the attached document.