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Children's Home Deputy Manager

  • Salary: £26000 per annum
  • Location: New Malden, Surrey
  • Date posted: 21-09-2017
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002752_1506016846

We have an exceptional new role available for a Deputy Manager, to join an 'Outstanding' Ofsted rated Residential home for Children and Young People. Offering a salary of £26,000+ dependant on experience.

The organisation is a small yet growing provider of residential services who provide care and support for children and young people aged 8-18 years with Autism and Learning disability. They have a fantastic reputation which has resulted in them beginning a process which will award them Autism Accreditation by The National Autistic Society.

They are looking for a Deputy Manager who will add experience and leadership to the organisation and act as a role model for both the staff team and the young people in care.

As the Deputy Manager, you must have:

  • Minimum NVQ/Diploma Level 3 Children and Young People's Workforce and ideally working towards Level4/5 Leadership and Management qualification
  • Over 3 years' experience working in a residential childcare setting
  • At least 2 years' experience working in a Team Leader role or 1 years' experience in a Deputy role
  • An understanding of the needs of young people in public care
  • Needs to be flexible in working hours
  • Ideally a driver with access to a car

The Deputy Manager will:

  • To deputise in the absence of the manager
  • To assist in the management of the residential unit in order that these tasks are successfully achieved
  • To assist in the day to day management of the home and to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children young people.
  • To assist in ensuring full compliance with all regulatory bodies, including: Ofsted, Fire Authority, Health and Safety Executive and Environmental Health
  • To assist in developing, managing and leading the staff team in working with children with learning disabilities/autistic spectrum disorders.

This role offers a generous salary and benefits which includes a contributory pension scheme as well as retail and child care vouchers.

For more information and to be considered for this role please contact Drew Marlow at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or email dmarlow@charecruitment.com