Residential Children's Home Deputy Manager

  • Jobpaths4u
  • Birmingham, UK
  • 15/08/2019
Full time Caring - Social Services

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an ‘energetic Deputy Manager’ with a viewpoint to become a Registered Manager.


The ideal candidate will be positive, enthusiastic and motivated with excellent leadership skills, who has a desire to make a difference to help young people develop skills to support and fulfil their life’s ambitions.


This role requires a high level of patience and understanding working with children and young people with emotional and challenging behaviours.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attending and contributing to child care planning and review meetings as appropriate
  • Involvement in the recruitment and retention of staff
  • Assist the manager in developing a management style which balances the need to exercise control and give direction with the need to offer staff the opportunity to contribute to decision making
  • Ensuring that all new staff receive a proper induction to the Home in line with company policy
  • Ensuring that each member of staff has a supervision contract and receives supervision in line with National Minimum Standards
  • Attend senior staff and team meetings to facilitate communication and provide opportunities for consultation and staff development
  • Reporting and assisting the manager in resolving issues of staff motivation and morale
  • Promoting personal and professional development through the appropriate delegation of duties and responsibilities
  • Ensure that each young person has the required documentation that it is current, relevant and is updated as necessary


Minimum requirements:

  • At least 1 year experience as a Deputy Manager (Desirable)
  • 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
  • Experience of supporting and leading staff



Closing date: ASAP

Interview: ASAP

Contact:  Amandeep at Job Paths 4 U


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£10.68 per hour 38 hours per week (shift pattern)

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