Are you driven by changing children’s lives for the better?  Join Esland and become a part of our highly valued team!

Role: Ofsted Registered Children’s Home Manager

Pay rate:
£44,000 – £50,000 per annum + bonus structure with the potential to earn up to £8,500

We are committed, diligent Registered Children’s Home Manager to join our solo home based in the suburbs of Huddersfield.

This is the perfect role for a an experienced  deputy manager that wants to take the next step, or a home manager that is looking for a new challenge.

We are looking for a dynamic leader, someone who is tenacious and passionate with the ability to connect with those they meet and build meaningful and productive working relationships. We are passionate about promoting and encouraging independence and life skills for our young people, ensuring that their safety and well-being underpins every decision we make.

About our schools:

There are so many reasons to join us!  We can offer:
  • A competitive salary of up to £50,000 (dependant on experience and qualifications), plus a bonus structure with the potential to earn up to £8,500 (based on achievable KPIs)
  • Full support within your role and a good work/life balance within a small, close-knit team
  • A warm, family work environment and a company culture focused on fun!
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Fantastic opportunities for career development
  • A day off for your birthday (in addition to your holiday entitlement)
  • Access to a holiday home based in the Peak District where you can stay for free, on the company!
  • Much more!

What we are looking for:

  • A minimum of 2 years in a position relevant to the residential care of children (within the last 5 years)
  • At least 1 year in a role requiring the supervision and management of staff working in a care role 
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) or equivalent (or close to completion)
  • Previous experience of participating in Ofsted inspections
  • An in-depth knowledge of legislations, regulations and best practice surrounding the care of children and to successfully implement this within your home
  • A full, UK driving licence issued in the UK
  • Right to work in the UK with no restrictions
  • Candidates must be over the age of 21 to meet industry regulations
Successful employment is subject to satisfactory Full Enhanced Disclosure, right to work and reference checks in line with government regulations and Safer Recruitment Practices.

All young people are equally entitled to have their needs met in a fair and balanced way. Esland employees are responsible for promoting equal opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any young person or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, or any other perceived difference.

We can offer:

About Esland

With over 35 years of residential childcare experience, the Esland group now has more than 60 residential children’s and assessment homes, and three schools, that are spread across the Kent, Hertfordshire, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, Bedfordshire, Nottinghamshire, West Midlands and Northamptonshire regions of England. We strive to support our children to achieve their very best outcomes, through our bespoke residential care, education, therapeutic and activity-led wraparound services.

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