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Deputy Manager - Children's Home

Are you looking for the next step? Are you looking for a challenge, along with providing an outstanding quality of care?


A Deputy Manager position is available, working in a children's residential setting with children and young people with emotional behaviour disorders.


As the Deputy Manager, you will work closely with the Registered Manager, coach and develop the staff team and provide an excellent standard of care.


Benefits of the Deputy Manager include:



  • Fully-funded training provided

  • Progression opportunities

  • Generous salary

  • Pension scheme


Requirements of the Deputy Manager include:



  • Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or Children and Young People's Workforce is essential

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management is desirable

  • Strong Ofsted knowledge

  • Be committed to working weekends, sleep-ins, weekdays and long days

  • Must have at least 1 years experience working at Deputy Manager level in a residential children's home (or working at acting Deputy Manager level)

  • Clean UK driving license is essential


Responsibilities of the Deputy Manager include:



  • Oversee all referrals and assessments within the home

  • Enable the young people to fulfil their potential through structured education, care and wellbeing interventions that are relevant to their needs

  • Manage placement plans building relationships and gaining best outcome agreements with local authorities

  • Manage the home in line with the allocated budget

  • Coach and develop the team to maximise their performance and potential and work effectively together to deliver the best outcomes


Salary: £25,000 - £27,900 (DOE)


Location: Norfolk


Position: Full-time


Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or for more information on this position please contact Laura Bretherton at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or Lbretherton@charecruitment.com