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. This role will support our growth into Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire. We can be flexible around your base location, however, regular travel will be required across the region.
Our inspirational environments offer outstanding opportunities and experiences enabling every young person in our care to thrive. We take great pride in 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 Regional Manager, you’ll provide support and guidance to the Children’s Homes in your area, helping them to create a stable, stimulating and challenging environment where young people can thrive. You’ll support the Regional Director to make sure that standards are high and that all homes are working towards or maintaining an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. You’ll monitor and review key performance indicators for each home. Working closely with the Registered Managers, you’ll assist with identifying training needs in the team, implementing Positive Behaviour Support and minimising placement breakdowns within the home.
Here at Witherslack Group we pride ourselves on providing an excellent level of care, because of this we need you to have experience as a Registered Manager of a successful home with Good or Outstanding Ofsted rating. You’ll know how to develop your team and improve outcomes for young people in your care. Enthusiastic, resilient and good with people, you’ll make key decisions to inspire, develop and grow the leaders of tomorrow. A full UK driving licence is a must for this role.
For children with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. With our high staff-to-child ratio and in-house clinical teams, we’re proud to have won a reputation for excellence. Our aspirational homes, schools and ethos help us achieve the best 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 (£50,000 - £57,000), a Long-Term Incentive Plan with a bonus of up to 20% of your salary each year, Company Car, 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 Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance. Witherslack Group Conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.
For an informal discussion about the role please call contact Samantha Hankinson, Resourcing Partner on 0788 7456400
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.
Closing Date: 2nd July 2019
Interviews: To be confirmed