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A job that changes lives - Residential Services Manager




Children's Home - Irvine

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £55,000 potential earnings


40 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

You can make a difference

At Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services), we are searching for the right person to join and be responsible for the the delivery of a high quality residential service provision in up to two care services through the next exciting phase of their development.

This role will be a multisite vacancy - whereby the successful candidate will work between homes in Irvine and Kilmarnock supporting young people aged 8-18 years with a range of complex needs. This is a fantastic role and opportunity to shape and change their lives in a safe, caring, loving and family environment. We are looking for someone to be the spark, utilising the support of the wider Aspris Group to develop and inspire both our staff and children to achieve their full potential.


You can be part of something special

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity. We need an inspiring manager, someone who will lead the team and use their experience and innovation to plan activities and create those wonderful life opportunities for every young person, taking into account each individual’s needs.

This home is part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 


What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • A welcome bonus (£3,000*)
  • The ability to achieve an annual bonus of £9,000
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Become part of this team – apply today

  • Do you have a wide range of experience as a child care practitioner, having managed teams within a residential setting?
  • Do you have a Level 5 Diploma/DipSW qualification or be prepared to work for it?
  • Do you put children and young people at the centre of all that you do?
  • Do you have a full driving licence?  

If you answered yes to the above questions then we want you to become part of our team. Please call Dawn Lewington today for an informal chat about the next stages in the recruitment process on 07519327483 or click the apply button now.

*Current colleagues are not eligible for the joining bonus.

Division DBS info


We are 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 a disclosure check with the relevant disclosure body at an enhanced level. Aspris Children’s Services will cover the cost of the disclosure check.

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