Deputy Manager – children’s home

We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager based in Cannock. 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 with an earning potential between £35,000 to £36,500.

The successful applicant will assist manage the home and staff team providing support to children presenting with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Please note you will be required to work 2 sleeps ins per week.

Previous experience as a Deputy Manger would be an advantage but not essential.

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
  • Amazing training opportunities
  • Committed to the continuous development of all staff
  • Enrolment onto a level 5 qualification
  • 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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