Avisant Care and Support Services is recruiting a Head of Service for our  16+ Semi Independent homes and Residential  Care provisions. As Head of Service you will be responsible for over 12 provisions across South Wales. You will report to the Service Director and have 2 direct reports  for our Semi Independent homes  in Regional Operations Managers, plus a number of Registered Managers for our Residential Care homes.

Your experience of creating positive outcomes for children will be crucial in allowing us to provide an excellent service that meet the needs of our young people.

We are looking for an experienced manager to join the senior leader leadership team. Experience with Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children will be a definite asset as we work with a  number of young people claiming asylum in the UK.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Social Work qualification or Management qualification In Social Care
  • Substantial experience of social care leadership within the remit of this role.
  • Experience of working within multicultural communities applying systemic approaches to challenging oppression and discrimination.
  • Knowledge and experience of developing social care practice through innovation and partnership with internal and external stakeholders.

Avisant Care and Support Services  is committed to safeguarding vulnerable children and young people. All applicants for employment working with our young people will  undergo a rigorous vetting process which includes identity and DBS police background checks.

To apply for this job email your details to info@avisantsearch.com.