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A job that changes lives - Children’s Home Registered Manager




Minerva Childrens Home, Near Tadley, Hampshire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £53,000 per annum, potential earnings


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

You can make a difference

At Aspris Children’s Services (formerly known as and still trading as Priory Education and Children’s Services), we are searching for the right person to join and lead our home in Basingstoke, Hampshire through the next exciting phase of its development.

Our home is set a semi-rural location within four acres of beautifully mature grounds. Our home is a comfortable and warm environment that supports the needs of children between the ages of 7-19 who have complex needs which include autistic spectrum disorder. 

We believe Minerva Children’s Home is a very special home for children and young people where daily living experiences and activities are meaningful and memorable and are designed to meet the needs of individual children in areas that are personal to them.

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
  • Build your career with Aspris; rewards and recognition schemes in place for ongoing service.

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
  • 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 Ella Bernhardt today for an informal chat about the next stages in the recruitment process on 07715 061273 or click the apply button now.

*Current colleagues 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

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.


Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.


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