Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.
We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.
Willowtree is a short break children's home for young people aged 8 to 18 with learning and physical disabilities. Willowtree has been rated as "Outstanding" with Ofsted for the last 6 years and a new Registered Manager is required to continue to drive the service forward.
In this role you will lead on the development of the home and deliver the best outcomes in partnership with families and key stakeholders. You will manage and offer leadership to Deputy Managers, Team Leaders and the staff team in order to develop the team. You will ensure practice is in line with statutory and regulatory requirements and children are supported to develop to their full potential. You will ensure that the service maintains a minimum of "good " with Ofsted.
You'll need to hold the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management or an equivalent qualification and have a minimum of at least 2 years in a similar management role over the past 5 years.
You will need a proven track record of supporting services to develop and of supporting services through Ofsted inspections.
Above all you will be looking to improve the way we engage with our young people, families and key to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do.
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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English
This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.
Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.
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