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Registered Manager **£1,000 Welcome Bonus**




Kiln House, Lyndhurst SO43

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£32,000 to £37,000 depending on experience


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

We are searching for our next inspirational leader for the post of OFSTED Registered Manager at Kiln House Children’s Residential Home which is situated on the grounds of Coxlease School in Lyndhurst, the heart of the New Forest.  Our home is currently rated as Good from it's recent Ofsted inspection.

This is a chance for a strong, energetic leader to shape the future direction of the home.

This position will attract a welcome bonus of £1,000 (terms and conditions apply).

We have high ambitions, an honest approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.  We are committed to delivering individualised care to meet people’s needs and committed to providing the best possible care and support.

Kiln House is a 5 bedded registered Children's Home that meets the needs of young people who have complex social, psychological and behavioural difficulties between the ages of 5 - 18 years of age.

We require a skilled leader who can demonstrate substantial experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour and mental health issues.  Our new leader must be prepared to work hard and build a committed team through this period of growth and development.

We are looking for a leader who:

  • Places high quality outcomes at the heart of everything in the residential home
  • Has a background in special needs including a higher qualification
  • Is committed to quality improvements and is adept at using data to monitor and review success across all aspects of the home
  • Understands the importance of providing flexible and personalised packages to meet the needs of every young person
  • Has strong communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Has successful experience of working in partnership with local authorities, parents and other stakeholders
  • Is experienced in managing staff and challenging them to achieve the highest quality
  • Has good commercial understanding with experience in managing a budget and able to lead the strategic development of your service.

In return you will benefit from:-

  • A happy home with a most positive ethos
  • Support from experienced Senior Managers who line manage the children’s home managers
  • Excellent opportunities within the Priory group
  • Regular opportunities to reflect on wider professional issues with colleagues in similar services
  • A generous remuneration package.

Priory Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

The successful application will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and OFSTED registration. For more details and an application pack please contact Hannah Cramp on 02380 283633.

If you have been affected by coronavirus, or are tired of working from home we have care and education roles available across the country on a temp, part-time and full time basis.

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*Current employees, those referred by employees or an agency are not eligible for the joining bonus.

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.


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