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Deputy Head of Care -SEN School - East England

Deputy Head of Care -SEN School - East England

Salary - £35,000 - £37,000

I am currently working alongside the UK's leading care and education provider to find a new Deputy Care Manager to join their Senior Management team.

You would be influential in promoting a caring culture and ensuring all students receive the very best care.

The role requires 3.5 days on and then 3 days off with on-site accommodation available for someone who wishes to commute in from afar.

If you are looking for a change of scenery in the care sector, this is a great option for you.

My client offer one of the UK's best employee benefits and progression schemes with opportunities to gain further training and qualifications and move into a Senior Management role.

The Children's Home Manager must have

  • NVQ Level 5 (or equivalent)

  • Minimum 12 months managing a residential children's home staff team

  • Strong Ofsted and Safeguarding knowledge

  • Hands on management approach

  • Motivational and influential team leadership skills

  • Ambition to exceed expectations and grow within the company

  • Driving License and vehicle

The Children's Home Manager's main responsibilities are to

  • Report to the Responsible Individual and Directors

  • Lead the home through Ofsted inspections

  • Create and implement plans to achieve minimum ‘Good' in inspection

  • Effectively recruit and retain staff

  • Ensure the home is fully staffed at all times

  • Be safeguarding lead for the whole service

  • Liaise with outside agencies

  • Business develop and build relationships to win referral contracts

  • Promote independence and safeguarding at all times

This role would suit a Registered Manager or an experienced Deputy Manager who is looking to move into a more senior role.

Charles Hunter Associates are a specialist recruitment agency within the social care sector supplying all levels of staff from Support Workers to Directors into the care sector across the UK.

If you are interested in the above role, please contact Mark Beaver at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or email