Area Manager – Childrens Resi

Area Manager – Children's Services
Location Remote with travel in Midlands
up to £65,000

Are you an experienced Children's Multi-Site Registered Manager seeking a rewarding role in the care and well-being of children?

Are you an Regional Manager wanted to progress and grow within a provider?


– Provide strategic leadership and operational oversight to a portfolio of children's residential homes within the Midlands region.
– Ensure that the homes are compliant with all relevant regulatory standards, including Ofsted requirements.
– Implement and maintain high-quality standards of care, ensuring that the well-being and development of each child is prioritized.
– Collaborate with Registered Managers and other staff members to develop and implement effective policies and procedures.
– Monitor and evaluate the performance of the homes, identifying areas for improvement and implementing necessary changes.
– Conduct regular audits and inspections to ensure compliance, quality, and adherence to safeguarding protocols.
– Support and mentor Registered Managers, offering guidance and assistance to help them excel in their roles.
– Develop and maintain positive relationships with external stakeholders, including local authorities, social services, and regulatory bodies.


– Previous experience as an Operations/Regional Manager within the children's residential care sector or an experienced multi-site Registered Manager looking for career progression.
– Has held a Ofsted Registration and have a proven track record of Good or Outstanding Ofsted ratings
– A strong understanding of the specific challenges and requirements involved in providing residential care for children.
– Excellent leadership and managerial skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
– Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities, enabling effective collaboration with staff, children, families, and external agencies.
– A commitment to promoting the welfare and well-being of children and young people.
– A full UK driving license and willingness to travel within the Midlands region.

Work Pattern

Monday to Friday managing your own diary, they are looking for a visible manager to work 3 days in services 2 days work from home.


Offering an competitive salary of up to £65,000 per annum, depending on experience, in addition to a mileage allowance. You will have the opportunity to work within a supportive and dynamic organization that values professional development and growth.

Contact Details

To apply, or for more information and an informal confidential discussion please contact Jordanna Osborn at 02394 211147 or email [email protected]

Compass Associatesis acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 of John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation

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