About the Role
You will support the Registered Manager in the overall management of the home, in line with the Statement of Purpose. The Deputy Manager will be responsible for the home in the Registered Manager’s absence undertaking full management and day to day responsibilities.
Specifically, your responsibilities will be:
- To co-ordinate and oversee the provision of all aspects of the young people’s individual placement plans; care, education, therapeutic Input, and assessment.
- The day-to-day administration of the home particularly in terms of meeting legislative and business requirements.
- To provide line management and supervision and ensure that a model of supervision is offered to all staff.
- Ensuring that the home is meeting Ofsted requirements.
You’ll be an experienced leader and motivator of staff and you must have worked in a Children’s Home before supporting young people who have experienced childhood trauma
Who are we looking for?
When it comes to caring for our young people, only the best will do. We want friendly and responsible individuals who have a passion for caring and making a difference to young lives.
Must be a DRIVER
We are looking for someone who shares our vision and values and who can provide a safe and nurturing environment for our young people. You will be calm, engaging, resilient, and able to work the required shifts.
You will ideally understand some of the challenges that you could be faced with as it can be a challenging yet rewarding role.
We need someone who can be a role model, work well within a team, has great communication skills, is willing to go the extra mile and be prepared for the varying difficulties the role may present.
You will need 2 years working in a residential children’s service with at least 1-year supervisory experience working at a senior level. You will already have L3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or equivalent plus L5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare, or working towards, or a willingness to undertake this.