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Director of HR

Salary: Up To £80,000 Per Year Location: East England Sector: Private Sector Job Type: Permanent Type of Service: Children's

Director of HR - Residential Services - Hertfordshire

Here at Hampton's Resourcing we are delighted to be working in partnership with a small yet well-established children's residential care provider in the introduction of a BRAND NEW role of Director of HR to have overall responsibility for their Head Office team. This varies from admin, recruitment, referrals and much more! If you have strong business acumen and would like a new challenge of spearheading the expansion of a Head Office team, this could be the perfect next step for you!

Our client is an independent residential care provider for young people aged 8-18 years providing a high-quality service and a safe environment with morally strong care. This is a great opportunity to be part of an ethical organisation that brings an entirely new dynamic to the industry. This role will be underpinning all areas of the business, having overall responsibility for managing, forecasting, organising and ensuring all back office operations are delivering key support to the homes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To utilise the team effectively to deliver Recruitment, Admin, Referrals and Maintenance to deliver all KPI's
  • Efficiently planning and facilitating training needs of homes and ensuring maximum use of trainers as well as ensuring your own team is trained and upskilled effectively
  • To assist with commissioning with offers, tenders and contracts
  • To centrally manage finances for Head Office expenses including management reporting, reconciliation, profit and loss, petty cash and bank transfers
  • To be responsible for the onboarding of new candidates
  • To report on the status of workload, and present challenges to the Directors as well as future ideas
  • To take tasks, understand them and delegate them appropriately to your staff

Skills and Experience:

  • A proven track record of successfully managing teams and hitting KPI's
  • A good understanding of the children's care industry
  • Have a strong financial background to shape the growth strategy of the organisation
  • Strong people and operational management experience
  • Strong organisational and planning skills to manage workloads
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Meticulous eye for details to uphold the quality standard of the organisation

Salary: Up to £80K

Head Office Location: Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire


  • Company pension scheme
  • A fast growing company with progression opportunities for the right candidate
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

For more information or to apply please send your CV to - - Or to discuss this vacancy in confidence please call Charlotte on 01926 354605

Hampton's Resourcing prides itself on creating opportunities for Social Care Manager's & Consultants 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 Services across the UK

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