Deputy Manager Children's Home


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Deputy Manager for Children Home - £31k to £36k - Genuine progression - Bury, Manchester

Chase Recruitment are working in partnership on the recruitment of a Deputy Manager for a residential children home based in Bury, Manchester.

Our client is keen to bring in a talented, experienced leader looking to progress their career in a welcoming, supportive environment.

The provide their young residents with a safe, secure, consistent and homely environment with the highest level of care given at all times. They ensure that the home has a family feel in order to make the children and young people feel comfortable.

This role is for a Deputy Manager is based in a Bury, Manchester in a 9 bedded residential children home.

Duties of a Deputy Manager include, but are not limited to:-

  • Ensuring the home maintains consistently high standard
  • Help promote and embed a culture of safeguarding the welfare of children across all areas of practice and education
  • Support the Registered Manager in the monitoring of children's progress, ensuring reports are completed on time
  • Ensure the home is ready for OFSTED inspections, to be able to complete Reg 44 visits and Reg 45
  • Leading and guiding a team with the support of the Registered Manager
  • Managing staff welfare, staff absence etc
  • Promote and maintain a healthy and safe environment for all children and staff

Successful Deputy Managers will have:-

  • Benn studying to or have a level 5 or equivalent qualification in Leadership and Management (Children and Young People)
  • Experience working as a Team leader/Lead RCW/ Deputy Manager with in a children's home
  • Have OFSTED knowledge and experience
  • A good knowledge of care standards including child protection issues
  • Hold a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare - or equivalent
  • Be career driven with a passion for getting the best out of children

This is a role where you have a voice on how the service should be run, and you will be working with a supportive and caring management team.

Our client will offer in return:-

  • A clear progression plan
  • Accredited training including support in gaining Level 5
  • Company pension
  • Support from an established and experienced management team
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • A supportive and positive working environment

If you believe you have relevant experience as a Deputy Manager and the right skill set for this role, please get in contact today.

Successful candidates will be contacted immediately and invited to an initial Zoom interview.

All candidates will then be supported and guided through the application and interview process, and will be provided feedback throughout.


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