director of care and education in london

job type
£ 68,000 per year
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job details

london, greater london
job category
social care
job type
£ 68,000 per year
reference number
0203 870 6355
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job description

A fantastic opportunity for a Head of care or a Director of care with a good understanding of: Care standards, CQC and Ofsted regulations in a residential and educational capacity.

This is a once in a life time opportunity to support the positive growth of a national organisation

This is a 12 - 18 month fixed term contract working for a national charity that will involve travelling across the UK to review the care across the whole organisation paying £70,000 per annum

This will involve:

* Travelling across the UK to review the quality of care
* Reviewing in line with cares standards
* Transition planning
* Roiling out staff engagement initiatives to support retention
* Reporting directly into the trustees and executive board
* Working with: Ofsted and CQC Inspectors, Residential managers, Local authorities, Nurses, Head teachers, Teachers and
* Reviewing the care of services that support Children and Adults with complex needs including: Learning disabilities, Sensory loss, Physical disabilities and Emotional behavioural difficulties
* Having a good understanding regulations for Residential and educational settings

Knowledge -

* Understanding of care guidelines
* Knowledge of CQC and Ofsted
* Knowledge of the challenges in care and education
* Understanding of how to turn a service round that has gone from Outstanding to inadequate

Experience -

* Experience turning around services
* Leading a large organisation through a time of change
* Managing under peforming providers
* In adult or children s social care
* In a Head of Care or Director post
* Experience supporting and developing a senior leadership team

Benefits -

* Being the driving force of the positive development of a national organisation
* Free training available throughout the year

This is a fantastic opportunity for driven candidates looking to help grow and develop individuals to be able to reach their aspirations.

For more information please contact Megan, on 0203 870 6355 option 2 or 07879481293

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.