Deputy Manager – children’s home

We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager based in Milton Keynes. Our client is a forward thinking, innovative provider of children’s services and offer all employees a rewarding, dynamic working environment. This position is a permanent, full-time position. Starting salary is between £27,000 to £32,000.

The successful applicant will assist manage the home and staff team providing support to children presenting with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Previous experience as a Deputy Manager would be an advantage but not essential. Candidates must have their NVQ Level 3 in Children’s and Young People’s Workforce.

Responsibilities of a Deputy Manager:

  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of statutory and procedural frameworks for residential care and communicating this to members of the team
  • Ensuring that staffing levels and competences meet the requirements of the home and its residents
  • Ensuring each young person has a plan which reflects all of their needs
  • Ensuring all new staff receive a thorough induction
  • Report and assist the manager in revolving issues relating to staff motivation, conduct and competences of staff members
  • Monitoring finances and ensuring budgets are managed effectively

Why this role:

  • Opportunity to work alongside a passionate manager
  • Relocation Package
  • Enhanced disclosure costs
  • Amazing training opportunities
  • Committed to the continuous development of all staff
  • Career path to become a Registered Manager

Not for you? If you are registered with Shire and recommend a friend, family member or colleague, you will be eligible for a cash bonus payment!

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