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Registered Manager




Children's home Tavistock,Tavistock, West Devon

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£35,000 - £45,000 +bonus up to £7.5 km + relocation package


37.5 hours per week

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We do something amazing, be a part of it!

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.

Southern Peninsula Services is made up of two schools, Quay View School and Tor View School, and three children's homes. The homes specialise in care for children and young people aged 7-19 with autism, learning difficulties and SEMH. 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 are looking for a Registered Manager to join their team, they currently have homes in the Tavistock and Gunnislake areas.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Manager to join Priory Group to make a real impact on the children and young people we support.  This role will allow the successful candidate to mould, drive and develop the children’s home and take it to outstanding.

We are offering a fantastic remuneration and relocation package for the successful applicant who can demonstrate the behaviours we encourage across our organisation.

The core task of this senior management post will be to ensure excellent standards of care and therapeutic services using Positive Behaviour Support models. 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'd like from you:

  • A sound working knowledge of the statutory requirements associated with the residential care of young people. This will include Children’s’ Homes Regulations, Health and Safety legislation etc
  • A management qualification of at least or equivalent to Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare. The role holder must have completed the full registration process and declared fit by OFSTED.
  • Proven people management skills within a residential setting, including motivating, directing and delegating
  • Strategic organisational skills
  • Financial management experience within a similar role
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a managerial role within a children’s residential setting.

Your benefits:

  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards (including popular retail discounts)
  • Priory Group Pension scheme
  • Travel Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Priory Group Career Pathways - build your skills and plan for your future career with on-going training supported.

Next Steps

Priory Group are committed to equal opportunities.  For safeguarding and safe recruitment processes, please click 'Apply Now' to complete our online application form to be considered for this exciting opportunity. 

We welcome enquiries around the roles we advertise.  Please contact Nicki Ablett within the Education Resourcing Team on 0116 240 8682, option 2.

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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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