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Head of Services � Residential/Respite Services

Salary: Up To £40,000 Per Year Location: North East Sector: Not for Profit Job Type: Permanent Type of Service: Adult

Hampton’s are currently working with one of the UK's leading charities who provide support across the North of England for individuals who have autism, learning disabilities and mental health diagnoses.

We are leading the recruitment drive for a Head of Services – Residential/Respite Services based in Thorne/Doncaster.

The appointed Head of Service will be expected to carry responsibility and accountability for the quality and effectiveness of the service provision across a geographically disperse area, leading large teams.

Purpose of role:

To provide pro-active support and supervision Registered Managers within the Region and to ensure the homes within the Region operate in accordance with Company standards and the service is compliant with Care Quality Commission at all times.

You will contribute to business development by actively promoting the charities services and responding to referrals in a well-planned manner and in accordance with policies,procedures and standards

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that services and support are provided in a person centred way, using person centred approaches.
  • To contribute to the overall development of services and to ensure compliance with the aims and objectives of the company and organisational policies.
  • To ensure that all areas are audited on a regular basis as per policy.
  • Create accurate annual budget forecasts for each service within area of responsibility.
  • To occasionally carry out on-call duties for the organisation if required.
  • To be part of the management team and contribute towards and co-operate with, the global management of the organisation.
  • Produce a monthly Head of Service report to the MD, including highlighting areas of risk and concern, and recommendations.
  • Maintain and develop contact and mutually beneficial relationships with sources who can assist the organisation.
  • To carry out other duties as delegated by the Managing Director /CEO or board members.

Candidates suitable for this post will be able to demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 3 years management experience in a care environment
  • Relevant management qualification (Level 5 or above or equivalent)
  • Proven leadership acumen, including dealing with under-performing staff and teams
  • Knowledge of Care Quality Commission legislation
  • Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders and associated disorders
  • Knowledge of providing effective support of those that challenge services
  • Full driving licence and use of vehicle

Annual Salary: 40k

25-day annual leave plus bank holidays

Bupa cash plan

If you are Interested in this position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please email your CV to or call Natalie DeMarco: 01926 354 600

Hampton’s Resourcing prides itself on creating opportunities for Senior Managers to challenge themselves to continually develop their skills and experience.  Our aim is to consistently find work for the most talented individuals within Children’s and Adults Social Care services, across the UK