Have you got what it takes to help us change lives for the better? As our Local Authority Partnership Manager, you’ll be securing outstanding, specialist education and care for vulnerable children and young people.
You’ll work with parents, carers and local authorities, showing them what Witherslack Group can do for children and young people with complex and challenging needs. While you’ll have targets, there’s no place for hard sales or cold calling in our team. Instead, you’ll be working to build relationships and highlight the benefits we offer. It’s all about explaining why our schools, children’s homes and integrated provisions really are a league apart. Each referral you generate could mean outstanding care and education for another child or young person. In short, you could play a pivotal role in improving their lives.
Local authorities, parents and carers want the best for the child or young person they look after, the most important thing is to show real understanding. The key is to have empathy and work with your contacts to secure the best possible child centered package.
Perhaps you’ve worked in fundraising, recruitment, business development or account management. It’s essential you have knowledge of either the education, social services, health or public sector. Whatever your background, you’ll know that success depends on building relationships and delivering excellent customer service. That’s why you’re good with people and fantastic in a team. You combine this approach with a commitment to ongoing learning and development. Join us and you’ll have the training and opportunities to advance your career within our team.
We know you’re going to do great things. So we’ll reward you with a competitive salary, contributory pension (matched up to 5%), Life Insurance based on two times your annual base salary, comprehensive induction and ongoing training, 35 days holiday (including bank holidays), Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance and Cycle to Work Scheme.
This role is based in Yorkshire, but some travel across the region will be required, along with regular attendance at Head Office, Lupton, Cumbria.
Closing date: 12th July
Interview: w/c 19th July
Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.