Social services

Deputy Children's Home Manager Permanent

Deputy Children's Home Manager

Deputy Children's Home Manager

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Deputy Children’s Home Manager

Chesterfield

£27,000 - £30,000 per annum + overtime 

Full-time, Permanent

We are working with our client to recruit for a Deputy Manager who will be working within a Children’s Residential Home based in Chesterfield. This is an exciting opportunity for a someone who is committed to improving outcomes and life chances for children and young people.

Key Responsibilities –

-        Support the management of day to day running of the home, in tandem with the Homes Manager and as applicable in their absence.

-        Manage the welfare of young people aged 8-17 living at the Home.

-        Support & organise the provision of staff, and other necessary resources to cover the operational needs of the home.

-        Monitor and support the maintenance and repair of the home (e.g., buildings, grounds, equipment) reporting issues to the Home Manager and Maintenance as appropriate.

-        Engage in Recruitment, Probationary, Conduct, Return from Absence & Exit Interviews as required. Create staff Rota’s, health & safety audits, create monthly paperwork and books. Scan documents onto the systems.

-        Undertake and support the functions of supervision, consultation and appraisals.

-        Maintain standards of good practice in line with Quality Standards, other relevant childcare legislation and the ethos of the Company.

-        Maintain good communication (formal and informal) including status reports, handovers, staff meetings, logbook recording, and other meetings as required.

-        Undertake all relevant or required duties inclusive of on-call responsibilities.

Requirements –

-        Holding or working towards NVQ 3 as a minimum. Willing to progress onto a Level 5 Leadership and Management Qualification for Residential Childcare.

-        Have successful experience of working with children, preferably, with 1 year at a senior level. Providing supervision for staff, supporting, developing and motivating a staff team within a children’s residential setting.

-        Have a good knowledge of and worked to a Good and or Outstanding Ofsted standards.

-        Ability to deal with challenging and dynamic environments.

-        Be a flexible and committed team player with the ability to forge strong partnerships and work collaboratively with external agencies.

-        Hold a full UK or driving License and have 12 months + driving experience

If this fantastic opportunity interests you, please apply today with an up-to-date CV and an RSD Recruitment Professional will be in contact!

 

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Overview

  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Job Contact: Umesh Bhalsod
  • Job Hours: Full Time
  • Job Start Date: 13 Jan 2021
  • Last Application Date: 10 Feb 2021
  • Rate: £ 27,000 to £30,000 / Annum
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