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Deputy Manager - Children and Young People

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  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing, Care Management

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  • Salary:

    £29943 - £32663 per annum, Benefits: BRILLIANT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES!

  • Contact:

    Alexandria Arvantis

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Alex Arvanitis

Are you currently a Deputy Manager looking to move into a thriving organisation within Children's Residential? Or if you are looking to step up from a Senior Support Worker/ Team Leader now is your chance. 

Do you have the motivation and the can-do attitude a team will need within a Children's Home that support children with Social, Emotional and Behaviorally?

We have an INCREDIBLE opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join one of the UK’s leading Children’s Residential Service providers in a Children's Residential home in the Plymouth area. Not only will you be supporting the team you will be representing a service that believes in going the extra mile for the children in their care. 
Salary: £29,943 - £32,663 (sleep allowance included)
Location: Plymouth
Shifts and Hours: 12-24hr sleep-in shifts on a rolling rota (depending on the needs of the home) - 39hrs per week. Full Time and Permanent. You will work 4-8 sleep-in shifts a month. This includes mornings/afternoons/evenings/weekends/bank holidays.

  • Opportunity to complete the level 5 in Leadership and Management fully funded!!
  • 28 days annual leave and company pension scheme
  • Enrolment onto vocational qualification courses.
  • Progressive pay scale – the more qualifications you earn, the higher your pay.
  • Access to Benefits Package (Retail, Leisure, Entertainment Discounts, Access to Employee Assistance Program, Health & Eye Care)
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced DBS Check paid for by the organisation.
Duties will include; 
  • Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day to day operations of the home
  • To assist the management team with the supervisions of junior staff
  • Inducting new staff into the homes procedure and culture
  • Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people's physical, behavioural and emotional needs.
  • Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
  • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour.
Key Skills Required:
  • NVQ Level 3 in Children's Residential Services is ESSENTIAL
  • Experience in a residential children's home environment is ESSENTIAL
  • Full UK driving licence is ESSENTIAL as you may be required to transport the children from time to time
Apply Now:
If you are looking to be rewarded with an opportunity where you can really make a difference, leading and inspiring a growing and ambitious organisation, this role is for you!


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