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Deputy Manager / Team Leader

  • Location:

    Garstang, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22896 - £24489 per annum + Pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Cox

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Tom Cox

Vetro Recruitment are recruiting for a well established Children's Care provider, based in the North West.

The specific positions that I am recruiting for are for a experienced Deputy Manager and a Team Leader to join a Barge that is docked in Garstang, near Preston.

The Barge offers a maximum stay of 28 days crisis intervention placements. The Barge will accommodate either 1 Male or 1 Female at any one time, aged between 8-17.

The Young People that stay will have challenging behaviours and complex needs arising from emotional trauma and the subsequent impact on behaviour including presenting issues of self-harm, inappropriate sexualized behaviour, loss, bereavement and attachment trauma, substance use and frequent absence from home or school.

It will be your job to offer therapeutic support through day to day activities and recreational activities such as canoeing and walking.

The support is on a ratio of 2:1.

Pay for the Deputy Manager role is £24,489 - The shift pattern is 2 on 4 off. (Overtime usually available - 12 sleeps a month)

Pay for the Team Leader role is £22,896, - The shift pattern is 1 on 2 off. (Overtime usually available 10 sleeps a month).

To be considered for the role, you will need the following

  • Experience caring for Children and YP in a Residential setting
  • Experience caring for Children with EBD and challenging behaviours
  • Previous Experience in a management / supervisory position in a residential setting
  • NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People

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