Head of Outdoor ServicesApply now!
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Head of Outdoor Services. We are looking for a talented and dedicated individual, with robust leadership skills, bags of personality and the passion to make a real difference to the lives of our fantastic young people! This is a new role for Esland, so we are looking for someone who can really make it their own!
Key duties of this role will include line management of the Adventures teams, being fully accountable for all of our outdoor provisions including planning and delivering agreed outdoor trips and management of referrals and placements. It’s a fantastic opportunity for someone with experience gained in a similar setting, who can bring an unwavering passion for the great outdoors and shares Esland’s mission to change children’s lives for the better.
Who we are:
At Esland, we have a clear mission of providing high quality residential care, education and other wrap around services which offers a bespoke specialist service to Local Authorities ensuring that they get the best outcomes for their young people. We are proud of the quality services that we offer both Local Authorities, children and our staff. We are a provider of choice, offering long term placement stability and through our Road to Resilience. We also achieved our Investors in People accreditation in 2016, certifying that we are also now recognised as an Employer of Choice for our staff.
We appreciate each of our team member’s experience and skills. We also know these make you unique and this is what will help shape and enrich the lives of the young people we look after. We also believe it is important that our team members share the same values as the company. Eslanders have a shared vision to be emotionally resilient, supportive leaders who provide accountable yet nurturing direction to each other and the young people we care for.
Our staff all have one thing in common- they strive to achieve the best for our young people, day in, day out. They work together to provide a supportive and nurturing environment that allows our children to grow as individuals and work towards amazing outcomes. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you!
All of our care staff need to be 21 years old or older and must undergo an enhanced DBS.
- You have management experience gained in a relevant setting and have managed Good or Outstanding provisions
- You will have experience and qualifications gained in outdoors services, including evidence of and a commitment to CPD
- You must have the Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People’s Workforce and have or are willing to work towards the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management
For more information, please contact our Recruitment team on 01773 823029.Apply for this position