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Area Manager - Children

Are you a regional, operations or area manager within services for young children? Would you like to work for an established and ambitious company dedicated to the care of young children? Apply Here!

I am looking for an Area Manager to cover a cluster of children's services based in London.

The ideal Area Manager will have strong knowledge of Ofsted, safeguarding and young people, along with senior management experience with the ability to successfully manage Registered Managers.

You will also be skilled in managing budgets, with business acumen.

This role is full time at 40 hours, Monday to Friday offering an extensive employee benefits package and a competitive salary up to £60,000 (DOE).

As an Area Manager you will receive:

  • Salary of up to £60,000

  • 30 days annual leave along with bank holidays

  • Large contributory Pension Scheme

  • Additional benefits package

  • Retail and childcare discounts

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Successfully registering with Ofsted as a Responsible Individual

  • Line manage a team of experienced Registered Children's Home Managers

  • Ensure all homes are correct run and profitable

  • Lead the homes through all Ofsted inspections and achieve minimum 'Good'

  • Work with the Referral Manager to ensure only suitable placements are being sourced

You must have:

  • QCF Leadership and Management Level 5 / Registered Manager's Award / NVQ Level 4 Health and Social Care

  • Significant managerial experience in children's homes

  • Multisite management and managing Registered Manager's experience

  • High level knowledge of Ofsted, young people and safeguarding

If you want to make a positive difference for children, apply now!