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Service Manager – Children’s Residential

Colchester, UK
£45,000 GBP p/a
25th February 2019
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Job Description: Service Manager – Children’s Residential

Service Manager – Children’s Residential            
£42,000 – £45,000      
Essex        
               
An exciting role has arisen for a experienced and driven individual to oversee a medium sized Children’s Service based in the Colchester area. Working with a valued provider of Care for Children and Young People with a range of Complex Needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties, Autism and Complex Needs.
 
This position is commutable from the following areas; Chelmsford, Braintree, Ipswich, Clacton-on-sea, Basildon, Southend-on-sea and Sudbury.
                                     
The Role             
This is a service manager role managing a new Children’s residential service with around 5 beds. As the Service Manager your ultimate aim will be to get the service up and running by recruiting and supporting the staff teams in ensuring the best possible care is provided at all times. You will be involved in the young peoples placements and have the overall operational management of the service. Quality will play a big part in this role meaning a lot of your time will be ensuring your service is Ofsted compliant.
               
The Candidate           
Reporting directly to the Regional Operations Manager you will need to be a strong and passionate leader with a proven record of success with OFSTED. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing budgets, holding the registration with Ofsted and having an understanding of how to manage referrals along side the referrals manager.        
               
Criteria           
** Level 4 / 5 in Leadership and Management           
** Experience in home management across Children’s Residential              
** In depth knowledge of EBD, SEMH, Complex Needs & Challenging Behaviour              
** Enthusiastic, Committed with a pro-active solution focused attitude        
                             
Contact             
For further information or to apply to this position please contact Emma Alexander at Compass Associates: 02393 877 355 / 07525 017 768 or alternatively you can drop Emma an email: ealexander@compassltd.co.uk              
               
Recommendations           
Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.               
             
       
  
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