Trainee Manager – children’s home

We are working in partnership with a provider of children’s services and have a permanent opportunity for a Trainee Manager based in Odlbury, West Midlands. If successful, you will be working as part of a team providing support to children with emotional, and behavioural difficulties within a children’s home. This is an opportunity to join a supportive employer with genuine opportunities to progress.

In this role you will work alongside a very experience Registered Manager while they open a new residential home. Once settled you will then have the opportunity to progress into the Registered Manager of the service.

This is a permanent position working 40 hours per week. Previous experience in a Deputy Manager role is essential and you must have an NVQ level 3 in Residential childcare or equivalent.

Alongside countless benefits and progression opportunities, our client is paying up to £36,000

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 qualification
  • Regular team events
  • Free meals on shift
  • Work alongside a supportive and passionate Registered Manager

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

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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