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Children's Home Deputy Manager

  • Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Date posted: 13-10-2017
  • Sector: Support Work, Private & Voluntary, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002915_1507906226

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced children's residential Deputy Manager seeking a new challenging and rewarding career. Current requirement for a dedicated individual to join the management team of a small children's home based in Taunton, offering a salary up to £28,000 plus great benefits.

My client prides themselves on providing exceptional child-centred care to young people with emotional behavioural difficulties (EBD) who often display challenging behaviour. This organisation encourages independence within their homes, aiming to equip the individuals with transferable life skills to ensure a positive future.

They require a dedicated and professional individual to manage one of their services supporting young people in a small residential home.

The Deputy Manager's responsibilities include

  • Managing the provision of the service and ensuring a positive living experience for the children
  • Ensuring compliance with the requirements of Ofsted and other relevant governing bodies
  • Acting as the safeguarding lead for the home and the welfare of the children
  • Providing a nurturing environment and promoting independence within the home
  • Assessing the needs of the children and young people and determining appropriate responses
  • Completing administration duties such as updating records and reports

The Deputy Manager must have

  • NVQ Level 4 in Children and Young People (or willing to progress towards)
  • Experience 2 years' minimum working within a child-care setting or with young people
  • Commitment to changing young people's lives

This role would suit existing Deputy Managers, or experienced Senior Support Workers/Team Leaders aspiring to leave a positive impact on children's lives by providing outstanding person-centred care.

For more information and to be considered for this role please contact Kiri O'Leary on 0118 948 5555.