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Head of Children's Residential Services

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  • Sector:

    Care Management

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aidan Ruffinato

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  • Contact phone:

    0151 559 8680

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:

    Aidan Ruffinato

Are you a passionate and driven Senior Children's Manager looking for a new opportunity with fantastic earning potential and career opportunities? Look no further!
I have an amazing opportunity for an experienced children's residential manager to join a new organisation that are looking to offer stability, hope, and opportunity to every young person who live within their children's residential services. They aim to do this by following a social pedagogy model of care and support.
After working with young people who have been in care and liaising with commissioners, the organisation is creating a model which aims to offer the best support possible for children in their care.
As the Head of Service, you will implement policies and procedures that match the social pedagogy model of care and support to children in care, whilst also assist with the development and senior management of the organisation. 

Job Role: Children's Residential Head of Service
Location: Merseyside based
Salary: Up to £50,000
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9-5, with flexibility


  • Generous salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Pension
  • A chance to grow and develop with the company
  • Industry-leading Social Pedagogy training
  • A chance to join an organisation and the beginning and lead the growth and development.

  • Work with Directors to grow and develop and open children's residential care services
  • Ensure services meet OFSTED standards
  • Ensure the services implement a social pedagogy model of care
  • Assist with the recruitment and staffing of services
  • Lead on safeguarding issues
  • Budget management
  • Assist with referrals
  • Liaise with OFSTED, LAs and other external agencies, developing positive relationships
  • Lead on the development and opening of new services

  • Driver
  • Experience as a Registered Manager
  • Regional or Operations Management experience with children's residential care home is desirable

Apply Now

If you are looking to be rewarded with an opportunity where you can really make a difference, leading and inspiring a growing and ambitious organisation, this role is for you! A career-defining opportunity to deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people with Emotional Behavioural Disorders.

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