This is an exciting opportunity for an ‘energetic Deputy Manager’ for a Children’s EBD Home with a viewpoint to become a Registered Manager.
The successful candidate will support the aims and objectives of the setting and assist the Manager in the organisation of a high quality establishment for Children and Young people.
The ideal candidate will be positive, enthusiastic and motivated with excellent leadership skills, who has a desire to make a difference to help children and young people develop skills to support and fulfil their life’s ambitions.
Children’s Home Deputy Manager Duties and Responsibilities:
- Protect children and young people from threats to health, welfare and normal development inside and outside of the home environment
- Ensure home environment is appropriate and sensitive to needs of children and young people looked after
- Managing the home through procedures, policies and activities engaged in to provide a positive and enjoyable experience for the child or young person they are responsible for
- Ensuring key stages in the stay of the child or young person such as admissions, discharge, transfers are properly managed and recorded
- Ensure staff dealing with complex cases are given support and advice
- Develop and maintain professional relationships with social workers, teaching staff and other professionals from associated agencies engaged in childcare
- To assist in the management and operation of budget and petty cash within guidelines
- To assist in the homes budgeting estimates
- Providing leadership and guidance to assist in the development of staff
- To have responsibility in the deployment and management of staff on a day-to-day basis
- To be involved in the monitoring, appraisal and disciplining of staff as necessary
- Level 3 children and young people or equivalent
- At least 2 years’ experience in a children’s EBD home
- NVQ/QCF level 5 in Leadership and Management or equivalent qualification (or working towards )
- Good understanding of Ofsted regulations
- Experience of working with children and young people in a residential setting
- Up to date Knowledge of childcare and child protection laws
- Member of Perk box, upon competition of probation, Cycle to work scheme, Childcare vouchers, reduced cinema tickets, discounted shops, free taste card, free phone insurance, free coffee, etc...
- 28 days Holiday (Inc Bank Holidays), additional holiday for loyalty to the company.
- Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
- Enrolment onto the Updating Service at the cost of the employer
- Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training expense met by employer
- Christmas Party expense covered
- Pension Scheme
- 1 Sleep in Duty a week will earn you an extra £1,560 per annum on top of your salary.
- Optional overtime and extra Sleep ins available
Closing date: Wednesday 13, November 2019
Contact: Amandeep at Job Paths 4 U
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