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Deputy Manager

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  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Care Management

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  • Salary:

    £12.80 - £13.05 per hour, Benefits: Bonus scheme, Pension, annual leave, progression

  • Contact:

    Nikki Hunt

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  • Contact phone:

    02382 123355

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Nikki Hunt

Deputy Manager- Worthing - West Sussex- Children's Sector

This is a full time, Permanent role based in West Sussex. Hourly rate ranges from £12.80- £13.05 depending on qualifications & Experience. This role is based across Monday to Sunday where required and is based on 40 hours per week.

You must fulfil the following criteria in order to be considered for the Deputy Manager position:
  • Have been working for at least 1 year as a Senior Residential Support worker within the last 3 Years 
  • Have supervisory experience within this role or a previous role
  • You must hold a Level 3 in Children or Young people or the Diploma Level 3 equivalent
  • You must either hold or be willing to work towards the management award which is Level 5 in Leadership and Management
  • You will ideally hold a Full UK driving licence.

Your role:
To support the child’s development under the direction of the manager by contributing to the child’s social well being through care plans, and participating in its delivery as a member of a co-ordinated multidisciplinary team.
To be committed to the values of the company in understanding and supporting the needs of the young people.
Within your role as Deputy Manager you will be expected to competently and professionally carry out the following duties:

  • Work directly with the young people to ensure that all physical, emotional, psychological, educational, recreational and social needs are met.
  • Communicate positively with the young people; talk with, listen and respond positively to what young people are saying.
  • Involve the young people, their families and significant others in any decisions made regarding their care wherever feasible to do so, and in accordance with the companies Policies & Procedures.
  • Maintain the individual rights of the children and young people, including the rights to privacy and dignity
  • Observation; to observe the behaviours of the young people; monitor the way they respond to their surroundings and interactions with others. Record any significant observations according to the companies Policies & Procedures
  • Recording the Information; prepare accurate and concise records, letters and reports relating to the young people in your care. Complete all daily administrative duties such as daily confidential log, daily diary sheets, placement, educational, recreational and activity plans and any other required paperwork.
  • To ensure that all relevant information relating to the children, including concerning behaviour, personal development, medical incidents etc is communicated to all appropriate staff members at all appropriate times including handovers and recorded in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Through continuity and consistency, create, develop and expand opportunities for young people to improve their self-esteem through educational, recreational and social means and by making good use of the facilities available within the community.
  • Work as part of a staff team, communicating and consulting with others as necessary in the course of your duties.
  • To attend meetings on matters relating to the young people in care as required, and complete any relevant paperwork for these meetings.
  • Undertake regular Personal Development Training and complete all Mandatory Courses.

In return you will be rewarded with:
  • Entitlement to 28 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Enrolment onto vocational qualification courses.
  • Progressive pay scale
  • Access to benefits including discounts at cinemas, restaurants and retail establishments
  • Enrolment into the NEST Pension scheme.
  • Refer to a Friend scheme – recommend a friend and you’ll earn up to £500!
  • Enhanced DBS Check paid for by the company
Additional training and induction is provided for this role. 

If you want to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable young people this could be the perfect role for you! Please apply now and one of the Vetro recruitment Team will be in touch!

At Vetro Care, we have over 100 years’ combined recruitment experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.
Vetro Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.