Deputy Manager – children’s home

We are working in partnership with a provider of children’s services and have a permanent opportunity for a Deputy Manager based in Buntingford, Hertfordshire.

If successful, you will be working as part of a team providing support to children with EBD within a children’s home.

This is a permanent position working a mixture of shifts and sleep in’s.
Alongside countless benefits and progression opportunities, our client is paying a basic salary between £13.80 – £14.90 per hour + £63.00 sleep ins.

Previous experience in a managerial role is not essential although all applicants must have an NVQ level 3 in Residential childcare.

As a Deputy Manager your main responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of statutory and procedural frameworks for residential care and communicate this to members of the team.
  • Support the Registered Manager with external audits.
  • Ensure that staffing levels and competencies meet the requirements of the home and its children.
  • Ensure each child has a care plan which reflects their emotional, care, social, and cultural needs.
  • Ensure all new staff receive a thorough induction.
  • Report and assist the manager in resolving issues relating to staff motivation, conduct and competencies of staff members.
  • Monitor finances and ensure budgets are managed effectively.

Our client is offering a whole range of benefits, including:

  • Genuine opportunities to progress to a Registered Manager
  • Opportunity to work towards a level 5 qualified
  • Work alongside and support a passionate Registered Manager

To take the next step in your career, apply today for a conversation with our Residential specialist Tom Wilson.

Not for you? Refer your friends and family and as our way of saying thank you, we will give you a referral bonus.

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