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Head of Service, semi-independent living

Head of Service, Semi-independent living, salary up to 60k DOE- Manchester

Chase Recruitment are working with a newly established and expanding care provider for children and young adults to recruit a Head of Service to join their team in Manchester. Our client is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for their children & young adults and aim to create creating a warm, nurturing environment that supports the safety, growth, and development of the children in their care.

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary of up to 60k
  • Car allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Free gym membership
  • Company vouchers
  • Extra holiday entitlement

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Have knowledge and experience of OFSTED Supported Accommodation Regulations
  • Hold a Level 5 in Leadership and Management
  • Experience working with local authorities such as commissioners, social services and IROs.
  • Experience managing an OFSTED service.
  • Full UK Driving License

The duties of the Head of Service include but are not limited to:

  • Reporting directly to the Directors, you will lead in commissioning and development of the organisations integrated support system. You will also provide assurance to the Directors in the key aspects of commissioning, including performance management, policy development and the delivery of designated projects.
  • You will be central to the success of our strategic vision for the delivery of social care services across children's social care.
  • Responsible for effectively leading and managing the operational, and strategic development and delivery of all projects and activities for the organisation across the regional and local services including volunteer engagement, recruitment, support and deployment.
  • To proactively lead and support the organisation in developing a quality support driven, person centred workforce whose skills are continually refreshed and aligned within the operational needs of the organisation.
  • Ideal candidate will focus on initiating and developing positive working relationships, effective communication, positive engagement and promoting naturally sustainable partnerships with Local Authorities

This is a great opportunity for a Head of Service to lead and develop a semi-independent living service across Northwest, Midlands and Yorkshire Regions. If you are ready for a career change or ready for a challenge, then apply now!

Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be suitable for the role then please refer them to us at Chase Recruitment. You could earn up to £500 for any successfully placed referral.


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