Deputy/ Assistant Manager - Children's Residential

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Social Care
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Newcastle-Under-Lyme
Salary:
£24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£24000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted:
07/02/2020
Recruiter:
Additional Resources
Job Ref:
LWA/AR/052989

Deputy/ Assistant Manager - Children's Residential Home - Newcastle-under-Lyme

Salary: £24000 - £28,000 per annum dependent on experience
Shifts: 2x 24 hours shifts on, 4 days off.

THE COMPANY
Our client provides a friendly and supportive working environment with training and development opportunities. As a small family orientated company they emphasise the importance of the child/young person so that they achieve their individual maximum potential. Individual care is right at the centre of all they do. They believe it is vital in providing a service based on true values of wanting to make a difference.

Here, you are valued as individuals and your contributions are also valued. They strive to recruit applicants who are passionate about providing a first class service while working at a first class residential home. You will be working in a progressive and dynamic organisation with ample opportunities for promotion and progression in a range of service areas.

They are going through an exciting time of continued growth and expansion and are now looking for an experienced Registered Manager to join their team of outstanding managers.

THE ROLE

- Manage the day to day running of a small Ofsted registered childrens home
- Ensuring the highest quality of care is delivered at all times
- Managing your team and homes budgets
- Ensuring that all current legislation is met and exceeded
- Develop and maintain key relationships with children, staff parents and professionals.
- Be aware and safeguard young peoples emotional and physical wellbeing
- Lead the home through all Ofsted inspections


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

- Background specialising in residential services that work with children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD).
- An inspirational leader who can manage and develop an inspiring team in the delivery of high-quality care and service that puts children and young people first.
- A kind, friendly and very approachable personality and most importantly have a passion for working with children and young people
- Reliable and dedicated and poised to hit the ground 'sprinting'.
- Be expected to provide a child centred approach that includes our company values of empathy, trust, honesty, integrity, compassion & safeguarding.
- Able to develop a positive working environment which nurtures and rewards good practice through a programme of training and development as well as maintaining high standards and ensure compliance with Ofsted Regulations and Quality Standards.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

- Level 3 Diploma in Children's Residential Care or equivalent
- Prior experience being registered with Ofsted as a Registered Manager
- Strong knowledge of Ofsted and relevant legislation
- Excellent organisational, interpersonal and effective supervision skills.
- The ability to cope with and remain calm in challenging and demanding situations and be flexible to meet the needs of the home.


PREFFERED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

- Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) or equivalent
- Childrens Residential Care Management: 2 years (Preferred)
- NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Childrens Residential Care (Preferred)
- Full UK Driving Licence (Preferred)


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Contact Details:
Additional Resources
Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Lucy
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