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Children's Home Deputy Manager

Salary:
£26,000 - 28,000 per year
Location:
Rochester
Company:
JobPaths4U Limited

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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

Requirements

  • 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

Benefits

  • 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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