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Deputy Children's Home Manager

  • Location:

    Taunton

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £26676 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:

    cerys@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J52-4

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-03

  • Startdate:

    2020-10-06

  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

*** CAR DRIVERS ONLY ***

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Deputy Manager to join a small Children's Residential service, with homes in and around the Taunton/Somerset area (homes in Wellington, Chard and Bridgwater).
You will be supporting Young People with Challenging Behaviour and Social, Emotional Behaviour Difficulties aged between 10-18.

If you are a Senior Support Worker looking to step up - this may be the role for you!


Salary:
 £26,676 per year inclusive of sleep-ins.
Hours: 3-week rolling rota, 24hr sleep in shifts.
Shift Pattern:
Week 1: Mon, Weds, Sat
Week 2: Tue, Fri, Sun
Week 3: Thursday
Shifts are 8am-8am.

Responsibilities:

  • To support the Registered Manager in the overall management of the home and deputise in their absence.
  • To protect children and young people from risks to their health, welfare and development.
  • To ensure that the home environment is appropriate and sensitive to the needs of the children being looked after and is compliant with the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards.
  • To provide support and social learning for children and young people.
  • To encourage and support children and young people to take responsibility for their own lives commensurate with their age and ability.
  • To ensure compliance with the Children’s Homes Regulations and the Quality Standards.
  • To provide support and guidance to other staff, ensuring they are able to carry out their role effectively in line with company policy and procedures.
  • To create a positive and supportive culture within the staff team.
Benefits:
  • 28 days annual leave – the equivalent of 14 sessions per year.
  • Bank holidays enhancements.
  • Help through qualifications and training.
Requirements:
  • MUST be a car driver with a Full UK Manual driving licence due to the location of the homes and for transporting young people.
  • MUST be over the age of 25 due to the policies and regulations of the homes.
  • NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People / Children's Residential is essential
  • MUST have experience of supporting young people with challenging behaviour, at a Senior or Deputy position.
  • Be willing to undertake and complete further training and development, as necessary in order to enhance service delivery.
  • At least two years’ experience of working in care.
  • Be passionate about supporting young people with both Asperger’s, Emotional Behavioural Difficulties and challenging behaviour.
If this sounds like something you are interested in, click apply! Or refer a friend for up to £250!!