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Quay View School, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 7EX

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£32,000 - £36,000 DoE + benefits



Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Location Description

Southern Peninsula Services specialises in high quality residential and educational provisions for children between 7-19 who may have SEMH and /or Autism. The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their full potential.


Southern Peninsula Services currently have an educational setting, Quay View School, rated "Good" by Ofsted, two Childrens Homes with more opening next year, all situated within the Tamar Valley and West Devon localities 

Job Advert Role Description

Southern Peninsula Services are looking for a Registered Manager to join their team as they are opening a new home in the West Devon area over the next few months. The post may be initially based in our homes in Tavistock and the Gunnislake area to allow for induction, training and familiarisation of Priory policies and standards.


We are seeking an experienced Registered Manager to lead and manage our Childrens’ Home. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Manager to mould, drive and develop the Children’s Home and take it to outstanding.

The core task of this senior management post will be to ensure excellent standards of care and therapeutic services; using Postive Behaviour Support model, are maintained. You will ensure that the environment and all services provided comply with statutory regulations, governance and quality standards. The post holder will undertake the Registered Manager responsibilities with Ofsted and provide strategic leadership ensuring a process of continuous improvement. Liaising with outside agencies and stake holders you will demonstrate professionalism and act as a role model for staff.


What we would like from you:

•           Hold a Social Work Degree or NVQ/QCF Level 5

•           Demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development

•           Be an experienced manager in a residential/social care setting

•           Have experience of working with children and young people with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties

•           Be a strong and effective leader

•           Be emotionally resilient

•           Have the ability to work flexibly and demonstrate resourcefulness

•           Have a strong 'can do' attitude

•           Have highly developed organisational skills

•           Effective communication skills


What we would like to give you:

•           Comprehensive Induction, Competency, Growth and commitment to training & development

•           Guidance, support and the benefit of being part of a strong and focussed team of Registered Managers

•           Excellent Salary + performance related bonus scheme

•           Pension

•           Just Drive Scheme

•           Cycle Scheme

•           Childcare vouchers

•           Retail rewards scheme


Some of our homes are in a rural setting so own transport is essential

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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