Social Care

Children's Residential Deputy Manager

Full Time Permanent

We have a fantastic opportunity available for an experienced and qualified level 3 Children & Young People Deputy Manager.

As a Deputy Manager, you will be key in helping my clients young people and leading a team of Support Workers. This is a challenging role, where no two days are the same, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results on the young people in our care and the staff team you lead.

Working with all levels of the Staff Team to safeguard the young people at all times.
Leading, by example, a team of Support Workers to ensure the best care for the young people, including staff review, Supervision and professional development.
Joining a supportive management team within the home to develop and update a range of paperwork, including Care Plans, Behaviour Support Plans and Risk Assessments.
Participating in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events held within the home and wider community.
Running the home in the absence of the Registered Manager and be on a rostered on-call system during the week
Creating positive relationships with the young people and offering them unconditional dignity and respect.
Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural and cultural needs of the young people in care.
Continually maintaining accurate and clear record keeping.
Ensuring that the needs of the young people are being met and reviewing and recording changes to those needs.
Actively contributing to the development of the team.
What experience or qualifications would I need?

An NVQ Level 3 in Residential Childcare / Children & Young People or equivalent and be willing to work towards an NVQ Level 5 in Residential Childcare.

Experience working with children/young people in a Residential Childcare setting, for at least three years.
Experience in a supervisory capacity (ideally as a senior) for at least one year
A genuine passion for care and to be motivated by contributing to the progression of others.
A strong team player
Knowledge of the Children’s Home Regulations and Ofsted Requirements
Resilience to keep going at difficult times and to ask for support if needed
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Computer literacy and an eye for detail
A driving licence
We are looking for candidates aged 23+.

You will need to have a full UK driving license and your own car for this role.

What would I get in return?

• Basic salary of between £27,000 to £27,500 per annum inclusive of sleep ins on a 2 on 4 off shift system

• Competitive salary

• Free DBS check

• Free parking

• Free meals on shift

• Pension scheme

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