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Deputy Manager - Children's Home

  • Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
  • Location: Surbiton, Surrey
  • Date posted: 30-09-2017
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002771_1506765821

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:

  • Support the Registered Manager in ensuring that a therapeutic environment is developed and maintained within the home and deputise in their absence
  • To plan, manage and run shifts.
  • To be available whilst on duty and to assist and supervise staff, as well as provide guidance and support to the staff team.
  • To ensure that the service meets minimum standards for all legislation including Ofsted and Health & Safety

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