Head of Care – Ludlow

Perm J51298

Head of Care
Children’s service
£40,000-£50,000 per annum

Purosearch are working with a leading provider of care and education for children and young people. My client prides themselves on their strong child care ethos.

Due to retirement we are looking for a Head of Care to manage the residential side of a specialist Autism school in Ludlow, Shropshire. This has up to 12 residential placements. The service is an Autism service for children aged 10-18 years of age. The Ofsted rating for this service is good in all areas. It boasts fantastic facilities and is set in beautiful grounds. Close to the A49 it will be an easy commute from surrounding areas.

Job Requirements for the Head of Care:
• Provide overall management of the residential site, supervision for Care staff
• Responsible for all recruitment for the site
• Care plans/ reviews/ meetings / Training
• Be a role model for staff and service users

The Head of Care will need to be:-
• Previous experience as a Registered manager with Ofsted
• Proven ‘Good’ track record with Ofsted
• Experience managing large children’s residential homes.
• Must Have Dip SW CQSW or level 3 and level 5 children’s residential qualifications

You will be a strong leader who is forward-thinking with an excellent work ethos. You will be a role model for the Children and the Staff within the School. This will be an ideal opportunity to use you’re skills and knowledge and flourish within this excellent role.

In Return my client will offer:-
• Salary range – £40,000-£50,000 per annum negotiable depending upon experience
• Car Allowance of £1,800
• 25 days plus 8 days bank holidays which increase with service
• Personal pension
• Great induction and continuous further raining and Development

To apply please contact Kathy on 01904 570050 or email a copy of your up to date CV to k.starkey@purosearch.com

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