We’re Witherslack Group and we’re growing, with a huge focus on the South and have plans to open a number of new homes. We currently have 18 schools and 24 children’s homes UK wide, our most Southern Locations are Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Oxfordshire. We are looking for Registered Managers in Reading, Oxford, Rugby and Trowbridge.
Our inspirational environments offer outstanding opportunities and experiences enabling every young person in our care to thrive. We take great pride in every aspect of our homes from the quality of furnishings with en-suite facilities for everyone to staff training and development opportunities.
As our young people grow and develop, we encourage our team to develop too. If you’re ambitious and resilient, we’ll give you the chance to build an exciting career in a fast-growing organisation, where you’re free to achieve your potential. Our commitment to quality is evidenced by our sector leading Ofsted judgements, what’s more our growth plans mean we’ll be offering even more incredible opportunities to great people and helping achieve the best possible outcomes for more young people.
As a Registered Manager for one of our children’s homes, you’ll will be responsible the operation of the home making sure your team and young people feel happy, safe and motivated. You will be responsible for driving child-centred practice within the home, ensuring that outcomes for young people are positive. You’ll take ownership of the home including Ofsted regulatory requirements, as well as playing a leading role in staff recruitment and the management of referrals.
Here at Witherslack Group we pride ourselves on providing an excellent level of care, because of this we require you to have experience at a senior level in managing or supporting an Ofsted rated Good or Outstanding children’s home. Your expertise should come with or working towards a professional qualification: the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare or equivalent. Enthusiastic, resilient and good with people, you’ll have the judgement to make key decisions and will be able to inspire, develop and grow exceptional teams and the leaders of tomorrow. A full UK driving license is a must for this role.
The level of care and education provided must be of the highest quality, that’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. With our high staff-to-child ratio and in-house clinical teams, our children’s homes have a reputation for excellence. Through our inspirational homes, schools and ethos, we’ve achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we’re enhancing life opportunities.
Our salary and benefits package is among the best in our sector. It includes our competitive base salary (£40,848 - £47,054), a Long-Term Incentive Plan with a bonus of up to 20% of your salary each year, £1,000 annual attendance bonus, up to 5% contributory pension, 35 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), BUPA Healthcare, comprehensive induction programme and exceptional ongoing training. We also offer extensive Group staff benefits, such as a Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, and Cycle to Work Scheme. Witherslack conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.
Whether you’re interested in opening a brand new home or taking over an existing provision, contact me for an informal discussion about the role please contact James Barlow – Regional Director on 07469155041 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.