Deputy Manager - Residential Children's Home

Deputy Manager – Residential Children’s Home

Full Time, £23,000 per annum

Our client has two Children’s homes for children with disabilities in Luton.  They are currently seeking a Deputy Manager to join their team. 

The Deputy Manager shall assist the Registered Manager in the day-to-day running of the service and to deputise for them in their absence.

Duties shall include:

  • Organising rotas to ensure that there are sufficient staff to meet the needs of the children living in the home.
  • Attending outside meetings and statutory reviews as required.
  • Arranging and chairing internal meetings e.g.

    Staff Team meetings, Keyworker meetings, Senior Staff meetings etc.
  • Undertaking supervision and appraisal of staff and ensuring that this is done within prescribed timescales
  • Maintaining statutory and other records as required.
  • Monitoring current practice and supporting a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Participating in the recruitment of new staff.
  • Assisting in the induction of new staff
  • Working with the training manager to ensure that staff training is up to date (both mandatory and vocational)
  • Working occasional shifts as agreed with the registered manager.
  • Taking part in the on-call rota together with other senior staff.
  • Working with the registered manager to share responsibly for own personal and professional development.
  • Attending training both in-house and outside courses as agreed with the registered manager.
  • Working co-operatively with other professionals and agencies.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be required by the home manager.

Previous experience in a Deputy Manager position, or a similar Senior role within the Care sector is preferred.  A Level 3 Care qualification is essential.

You must have a good standard of written English, be flexible with regards to working hours, willing to work some weekends and commit to the highest standards of working practices. 

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply ASAP.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Perm
  • Rate: £23k per year
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Acapella Recruitment
  • Contact: Client Recruitment Team
  • Tel: 01245408436
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: S200918A
  • Posted: 2020-09-18 15:11:05 -

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