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Peripatetic Registered Manager Children's Services - North





Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£50,000+ annual salary and car package. Package dependent on experience.


37.5 hours per week

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. 

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

*Seeking applicants Nationwide. You will cover and be responsible for a region based on where you are within a commutable distance to.*

We are looking for a dynamic, confident and innovative leader to assist operations undertaking the role of Registered Manager where and when required and/or support current home management teams in attaining good or above Ofsted ratings. You will ensure that the services comply with statutory regulations, governance and quality standards and that our young people experience first class care packages.

The successful candidate will be compassionate in nature with a resilient and mature attitude. They will be able to handle tough situations and challenging environments. To be most effective this role will require you to be committed to the process by being physically present at sites.

This is the opportunity to make a difference to our residential services and ensure the highest standards of support and compliance throughout the organisation.

Travel will be required so you must be prepared to stay away when needed (expenses will be covered).

Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking residential services to the highest possible standards of care, support and compliance
  • Ensure that young people experience high class care packages
  • Ensure that the teams within the homes are confident and focused on proving high quality care and support
  • Manage occupancy in order that new young people are properly welcomed and integrated into the homes
  • Manage all financial arrangements to budget

To achieve this you will need to be able to:

  • Lead and motivate different teams
  • Create and develop strong relationships – both internal and external.
  • Promote a strong Compliance and Health and Safety ethic
  • Make the most efficient use of the homes’ resources
  • Contribute to the referral process
  • Demonstrate a passion for making a difference to young people’s lives

Our aim at Priory Education and Children’s services is to bring about the best in every young person to enable them to achieve positive experiences and progress according to their own individual abilities. The desired outcome is for young people to achieve success through increased levels of independence to enable them to maximise their strengths, abilities and ambitions.

Priory Education and Children’s Services are expanding at a rapid rate and this is truly an exciting time to join.  We are committed to staff development and progression offering a clear career pathway journey for your personal and professional growth, supporting qualifications up to Master’s degree equivalent.

The successful applicants will need to have had a wide range of experience as a child care practitioner within Children's Services or Education having managed teams in a residential setting.  A Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Care or equivalent is essential.  Full driving licence is required.

What we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • 33 days annual leave (inc. bank holidays)
  • Excellent Car Package
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards (including popular retailer discounts)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Priory Group Pension – Default 3% EE & 2% ER (Education – Teachers Pension)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Computing scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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