Deputy Manager - Residential Children Home - Derbyshire

23000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP27000/annum Inclusive of sleep ins
17 Mar 2017
03 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Deputy Manager - Residential Children Home - Derbyshire

Dove Resourcing is working in partnership with a specialist residential childcare provider with a small occupancy children home in Derbyshire. The service works with young people whom exhibit emotional and behavioural difficulties, these young people are high risk and we are looking for someone with the resilience and skills to build relationships that can result in positive outcomes for their futures.

The company has a small cluster of homes in the Midlands area, they have ambitious growth plans over the coming years so there is ample scope for progression opportunities.

We are looking for an experienced deputy whom is able to start as soon as possible, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the registered manager and to develop the skills needed to run your own service in the future.

This particular home is a short drive from Derby city, it is essential that applicants are car drivers with access to their own vehicle.

As the Deputy Manager, your main duties will include;
• A hands on approach with the recruitment of a staffing team.
• Maintaining a leadership perspective and resolving any staff related concern.
• Actively look to develop Staff team.
• Ensuring the home runs in accordance with legislations and regulations.
• Motivating the staff and instilling the highest quality of care into the culture of the team.
• Accepting responsibility for monitoring placement plans and being at the forefront of implementations and development.

This position is for a Deputy Manager and it is essential that all applicants have a minimum of a Level 3 Diploma in Children & Young People's Workforce or equivalent.

You will have direct experience of working in a children's home at a senior level and be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of children home regulations and Ofsted guidelines for residential childcare.

Deputies in this organisation are expected to work on a shift basis and will complete a small number of sleep ins per month, less than 5. Sleep in payments are inclusive of the salary scale which is a bracket between GBP23 & 27k per annum.

This is a full time and permanent position with applications being considering immediately, so if this is something that interests you, why not get in touch today.

To register your interest in this deputy children home manager role please contact Matthew Errington at Dove Resourcing

Dove Resourcing is a specialist social care recruitment agency working exclusively with care staff seeking permanent jobs in the care sector. We work throughout the UK supplying staff to both adult & children's care organisations from support workers to Registered manager's - so if you are considering a move, or if you just want to keep an eye on the market, do get in touch for a confidential conversation today