Deputy Manager Children's Home


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Deputy Manager Children's Home

Deputy Manager, £28,000-£30,000 plus sleeps- Oldham

Chase Recruitment are working with a medium sized, family feel Children's residential care provider. Our client has multiple homes across the Northwest and provide therapeutic care to children with learning disabilities. Our client is looking for a Deputy Manager to join their team in Oldham.

The duties of the Deputy Manager include but are not limited to:

  • Deputise for the Registered Manager in their absence
  • To assist the Registered Manager in ensuring that all recommendations from the OFSTED inspection are implemented
  • To assist the Registered Manager as required in the preparation of and submission of a monthly report to the Director of Residential in accordance with company policy
  • Lead and motivate your team
  • To deliver on-call support on a rota basis
  • To ensure that your management team prepares and operates a rota system that will ensure suitable levels of safety, security and care and oversight for the children cared for in your establishment
  • To assist the Registered Manager in the coordination of the recruitment processes
  • Contributing to the creation and maintenance of effective communication systems within the children's home between the home and outside agencies as per the child's care plans
  • To deliver personal care when guided by the young person's care plan

The ideal Deputy Manager will have:

  • At least Level 3 in Children and Young People's Workforce or equivalent
  • Level 4 or Level 5 in Leadership and Management in residential childcare (desired)
  • 1 year's management experience (essential)
  • 2 years' experience in children's residential setting or residential services (essential)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and commitment to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • The ability to understand and work in partnership in the best interests of children
  • An understanding and the ability to work with children who exhibit learning disabilities and/or challenging behaviour
  • Full UK Driving License

In return our client will offer:

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Supportive working environment
  • Stable and experienced working team
  • Performance related bonuses
  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous annual leave

Please call Charlotte Bailey on 0114 2236000 or submit your CV today if you're interested in applying or having an informal chat about the position.

Chase Recruitment are a specialist recruitment agency in the Intermediate Care and Education settings. We are not like other agencies; we work across the UK with both clients and candidates to find what is best for them.

If you are interested and would like to work as a Deputy Manager for children, then get in contact today. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for the role then refer them to us, you could earn up to £500 with our referral scheme! Contact Charlotte today on 0114 2236000.

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