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Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We have a number of vacancies in our establishments around the UK. Please apply for these positions through the relevant listing.

You will need to apply using the Kedleston Group application form and the equal opportunities form.

You can download the application form here   Kedleston Group Application Form

You can download the equal opportunities form here Kedleston Group Equal Opportunities Form

Alternatively, you can email any questions or requests for information to

Registered Manger

Contact Information:
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: From £35,000 per year dependent on experience
Date Posted: 10/07/2019
Closing Date: 09-08-19
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Wood Grove Children's Home
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications

Highly skilled and experienced Registered Manager required to join our team in Colchester, Essex. The Registered Manager will be responsible for a home which caters for children with a range of needs including behavioural emotional and social difficulties and therefore experience in this area is essential. This is a full time role.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:
• To ensure a consistent, high quality care provision is provided to all young people that live in the home
• To contribute to a rigorous programme of self-evaluation within the home which drives a culture of self-improvement
• To ensure that the quality of care provided for all our children is best in class and that the setting has a high quality, homely feel
• To ensure a working environment in which employees are motivated and empowered to achieve in all they do for our children
• To ensure that the Home’s occupancy targets are achieved and to pro-actively work to ensure that there is an active waiting list for places.

This complex and vital role will also entail upholding and maintaining registration standards for the Care Standards Act (2000), as well as multiple other crucial responsibilities which are detailed in the full job description, available on request.

Person Specification (Essential):
• Relevant experience of successful working at a senior level with EBD children, or within the SEN sector
• Ability to lead a team of staff
• Evidence of knowledge and experience of behaviour management
• Knowledge of current relevant legislation and guidelines
• HSC Diploma L3 (CYP) Children & Young People or equivalent
• Stable and mature
• Positive Outlook

In return for your hard work and commitment to the role Kedleston will offer:
• Competitive salary 
• Company Pension Scheme and employee benefits programme
• The opportunity to join a supportive and well established team
• The support to progress in your career

If you have a positive attitude, a good sense of humour and are passionate about working with Young People then we would love to hear from you.

Kedleston Group Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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