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Children's Home Deputy Manager

Job Summary

  • Location Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary £26000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Paid Training, RMA Diploma
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 17 February 2021
  • Ref 4659_1613571950

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Job Description

Deputy Manager Children's Home

Currently looking to recruit for a Deputy Manager to work and support a brand-new children's and young people care home in Sturry (Canterbury). My client caters to children and young people with EBD (emotional and behavioural difficulties) and other behaviours that may challenge.

As well as a very generous starting salary of £26000-£30000 per year, depending on experience, you will also receive other benefits such as, bespoke paid training to further develop your career, pension scheme, opportunities to achieve further qualification in the sector.

You will receive a generous holiday entitlement, for an excellent work and home life balance. Your work week will consist of 40 hours per week, inclusive of on-call duties on a rolling rota basis so you can plan ahead! Having a Full UK driving license will be in your favour for this role, although the home is within a 10-minute walk from Sturry Railway Station. You will need to have the relevant awards and qualification such as a Level 3 diploma in children and young people already in place to be considered for this role.

As an experienced professional, you will have knowledge of OFSTED Regulations and be up to date with Childcare & Child Protection Laws. As part of the management team, you will support the Registered Manager in the smooth running of the home. You will be a model of excellent work practice while supervising Staff formally and seeing how they interact whilst on shift. You will have a proven track record in working with vulnerable children and young people. You will further support the manager in implementing guidance and risk assessments, while upholding the company's policies & procedures, ethos, and, ensuring the Care Plans are followed. Communication is key for this role, as you will not only communicate with the rest of the staff team and children, but also with other professional bodies and parents/families.

Along with having the experience above, you will also use your good sense of humour, initiative, integrity and honesty in order to build a good bond with the team and the children living at the home. You will be resilient and supportive towards your team, the children, and the Manager.

If you are ready to take on this new venture in your professional career and work with a provider that really invest on its staff and focuses on positive outcomes for children and young people then what are you waiting for? I WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Click APPLY NOW!

*FPR Group is acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this role.

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Jose Pinto

Jose Pinto

I am the Health and Social Care Recruitment Manager at our Brighton Office, I have 10+ years hands on experience working and managing services for Young People in a residential setting and Supported L

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