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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing, Care Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kerry Brown

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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  • Consultant:

    Kerry Brown

***NO SLEEPS-INS!!!!***

Are you already a Deputy Manager of a Children’s Residential Home looking for a new and exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation which is putting its staff and the children at the heart of their ethos?

Or are you a Senior Residential Support Worker who wants to step up into a deputy manager position? 

Vetro Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for a Children’s Residential Home Deputy Manager in Swansea, South Wales.  The home is a four-bed home for young people with emotional behavioural difficulties. As a Deputy Manager of the children’s home, you will be a key member of the team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people and staff and you will support the Registered Manager. 

Salary: £26,000 
Location: Swansea
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent 
Shift Pattern: 4 shifts per week - No Sleep In’s or Night shifts!!
The Organisation:

The organisation recognises that their success will be measured by the outcomes they achieve for the young people in their care. They aim to ensure that every young person fulfils their potential and leads an extraordinary life.
My client works closely with the young people, their parents, carers and professionals to identify the strategies, resources and learning that will help them overcome their personal challenges and thrive. They strive to design and deliver individual care plans that will support the children achieve their personal objectives and promote significant life opportunities.

As a Deputy Manager you will be responsible for:
  • Supporting the Registered Manager with the day to day running of the home
  • Carrying out staff supervisions
  • Supporting and mentoring the Support Workers and Senior Support Workers
  • Encouraging the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual’s; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people’s lives such as Psychologists.
  • Experience as a Senior Children’s Support Worker or Deputy Manager in a similar setting is essential.
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People
  • Ideally, you will have the NVQ Level 5 Leadership and Management or be willing to study towards it 
  • You must be a driver as you may be required to transport the young people
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face to face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage 
  • No sleep in shifts or waking nights
Referral Scheme

At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment. Click HERE for more details.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

 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 are REC and CIW registered and pride ourselves on the service we offer our clients and candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.

 Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we’re here to help.


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