Operations Director

Homes 2 Inspire
Home Based – with travel required (Head office is in Rugby)
Circa £100,000 per annum

Homes 2 Inspire, part of the Shaw Trust Group, helps the most vulnerable children, giving them a safe place to live, and the time and patience to work through any difficulties they have. We have now 27 homes across the UK all unique in character, but united in the belief that all children need is a chance.

The Role

This is a time of change for us when we are looking to grow and develop our services, our reach and our impact for children and young people. We are now seeking an Operations Director to join Homes 2 Inspire, to lead our residential children’s homes, semi-independent living accommodations and independent fostering agency (Fostering to Inspire). This is a key role on the Homes 2 Inspire Senior Leadership Team and you will be an experienced leader, with evidence of strategic leadership in a multi-site organisation. You will bring a strong track record of driving commercial growth and financial sustainability, and will be used to working with a diverse range of stakeholders. 

Values driven you will care deeply about providing high quality services for young people. As our Operations Director you will ensure the highest possible standards of care, quality, compliance and professionalism are embedded throughout Homes 2 Inspire. Comfortable with complexity and ambiguity you will be adept at skillfully managing multiple priorities and providing clear leadership to your teams. Collaboration and communication are critical to the success of this role and you will excel at building strong relationships with a wide variety of people to achieve desired outcomes.  

We are looking for an ambitious forward-thinking leader who is motivated by the potential to change lives. Our hope is that in due course, you will progress to become Managing Director of Homes 2 Inspire.


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.