Head of Care

Head of Care – Single Site


Up to £57,199+ £1,000 Car allowance

*Relocation Packages Available for the right individual*

Plus Amazing company benefits!

Are you a passionate, driven individual ready to make a real difference in the lives of children?

Do you possess a person-centred approach coupled with a deep understanding of systems and strategies?

If so, we want YOU to lead the dedicated team as the Head of Care at our esteemed Children’s Home, conveniently located on-site with a reputable school in Headington, Oxfordshire.

The Role:

As the Head of Care, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the lives of our residents. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and motivating a team of compassionate care professionals.
  • Developing and implementing person-centred care plans
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Children’s Home
  • Collaborating with the school and other stakeholders to ensure holistic support for each child.

What you will bring:

  • A motivated individual with a passion for making a difference.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire others
  • A deep understanding of systems and strategies related to child care
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • Experience working in a Children Home iat a management level


  • Competitive salary of up to £57,199 per annum
  • £1,000 car allowance
  • 25% pension contribution from the employer
  • 34 Days annual leave ( inc bank holidays)
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement


The Children’s Home is located in the picturesque surroundings of Headington, Oxfordshire, offering a peaceful and supportive environment for both staff and residents and is communicable from Aylesbury, Swindon, Luton and Reading.

Interested in learning more?

To apply, or for more information and an informal confidential discussion please contact Jordanna Osborn at 02394211147 or email [email protected]

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

Jordanna Osborn - Consultant - Compass Associates - Specialist Care
Specialist Care

Jordanna Osborn (AREC)

Senior Consultant - Children’s Services and Specialist Education

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