Head of Care - Learning Disability Services

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Chase Recruitment are working in partnership with a large, 'OFSTED' outstanding residential care home for young people to recruit a senior Head of Care.

They provide stability and support to children who have lost belief and are unable to settle into family life.

Our client are looking to recruit a Head of Care of Learning Disability Services based out of Shropshire. This is a brand new position where the plan is to open 6 new homes in the area with the first home scheduled to open in December 2021.

There are also two newly formed schools on-site with Headteachers already recruited and in place.

This is a role where you can make your mark and start a fresh - it's an exciting time of growth for our client, and you will play an integral role in it!

It is essential that applicants are Registered Managers, have experience in the childcare sector and , in particular have significant exposure of working with children with Learning Difficulties.

The job duties include:-

  • Establishing and maintaining good quality practice in Residential care and education
  • Ensure the positive development of young people in their care
  • Through the use of the community, supporting the social and learning aspects of young people
  • Providing leadership and guidance to staff
  • Manage staff welfare, staff absence etc
  • Budget management, including home budgeting estimates
  • Ensuring the home are Health and Safety compliant

This is a Senior position , with direct line reports of Deputy Managers and Senior RCW's.

If you have the right experience for this role, please get in contact with Chase Recruitment today!

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