Hennessy Group are now recruiting for a Regional Manager to join the team. We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable leader to join and support us in our mission to change children’s lives for the better.
Hennessy group have a shared vision for excellence. Bringing our plans to life will be challenging and intense but, with enthusiasm, creativity and a hands-on approach, the reward and satisfaction will be second to none. You will have a unique opportunity to shape and deliver our long-term strategy and our drive our vision to change children’s lives for the better.
Our staff work together to provide a supportive and nurturing environment that allows our children to grow as individuals, achieve their very best outcomes, transition successfully and live fulfilled lives. Delivering alongside a skilled and professional senior leadership team, where our young people are central to everything we do, you will be key to the development of current and new provisions.
We are looking for an innovative leader, able to provide outstanding levels of care, to ensure that our young people have the best possible life chances. You will bring extensive experience of working in a similar role in children’s social care, in the private sector and a robust track record of leading teams with the ability to develop outstanding people and quality systems.
You will need a real eye for detail – understanding that our absolute commitment to the Safeguarding of our children and young people is our top priority. You will be able to demonstrate comprehensive experience of the Quality Standards and Children’s Homes Regulations, the environment we work in and the understanding that the safety of our children and young people is paramount.
There is also an opportunity to earn a tax free KPI lined 10% annual bonus.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide highly effective leadership across the whole service including children’s homes with particular responsibility children’s homes to ensure a high quality of care is provided
Develop and maintain customer and account management relationships promoting the residential children’s homes with external stakeholders to maximise business opportunities
Support geographically dispersed sites to deliver/exceed contractual performance objectives and maintain agreed levels of occupancy for leaving care services
Coach, support and motivate the senior managers to develop and enhance individual and team performance and to optimise service delivery
Skills and Experience:
A strong commitment to high standards of service delivery and customer care
Proven ability to control and manage a budget, keeping within financial limits, monitoring and forecasting income and expenditure, identifying possible shortfalls or overspends and taking timely and appropriate action
Able to show how to implement approaches to simplify complex processes and make efficiencies and savings
Highly developed leadership, management and team building skills, and working well with others as part of a team, coaching and giving support and recognising expertise in others
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a position relevant to the residential care of children
- At least 2 years in a role leading and developing managers.
- LEVEL 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (Desirable, we will consider experience and look to put you through this qualification)
- A “Good” or “Outstanding” grade within your recent Ofsted Inspections
Salary: £55,000.00-£65,000.00 per year
- Additional leave
- Company events
- Company pension
- Free or subsidised travel
- On-site parking
- Profit sharing
- Work from home