Deputy Manager - Children's Residential

Newton Abbot
28000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP28000/annum
14 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for 2 full-time and permanent Deputy Team Managers for a dynamic and fast paced Children's Residential home based in Newton Abbot, Devon which supports children with emotional behavioural difficulties and very challenging behaviour in a residential setting, in an 8 bed home which is split into two.

* The successful candidate will receive a salary of GBP28,000 per year.
* Position to commence ASAP.
* Must be willing to work 24hr sleep in shifts with non-contact time for admin.

About the Company:

They support and educate children with emotional behavioural difficulties within a residential setting. There are two homes in Newton Abbot with 4 children in each home. Secure placements are offered to young people aged 11-18 who display challenging and harmful behaviours. The welfare of the children in this care setting is paramount and the aim is to create a positive living environment, taking a holistic approach, enabling these young people to achieve an independent and fulfilled life. They also have a high Ofsted and DfE registration standard.

Benefits include:

* Job satisfaction, making a difference in children's lives.
* Work-life balance.
* Attendance bonus available. If you have no absences in a 6 month period you will receive a GBP100 attendance bonus.
* Refer a friend bonus for which you will receive a GBP100 bonus after your referred friend has passed their probation period.
* Log service award. You will receive GBP150 for staying in employment for 5 years and GBP250 for staying for 10 years.
* Childcare Voucher Scheme.
* Learning and development plans.

Experience and Qualifications:

* Experience within this sector is essential.
* Excellent leadership/management skills.
* Knowledge of the regulations.
* Experience in working with children and young people is essential.
* Must be a car driver due to the very rural location of the setting.
* Must be over the age of 23 due to the age of the children at the setting.


* To work as part of a team to holistically support Children with emotional and behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour.
* Deputise in the absence of the Registered Manager and support the Manager with the day to day running of the setting.
* Join the on-call rota.
* Take a lead in the assessing, placement planning and behavioural management of young people.
* Hold working knowledge of care plans.
* Attend training seminars and manage continuous personal development by keeping up to date with legislation changes.

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

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