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Children's Home Deputy Manager

Job Summary

  • Location Kent
  • Salary Bonus, pension, training
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 29 March 2021
  • Ref 4727_1617023167
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Job Description

Children's Home Deputy Manager

Doing a big recruitment drive on behalf of my client. My client is looking to appoint Deputy Managers for their children's residential care homes in the region of Kent. My client caters to children and young people with EBD (emotional and behavioural difficulties) and other behaviours that may challenge.

The vacancies are located in: Canterbury, Rochester, Herne Bay, Deal/Dover, Sandwich, and Staple

As well as a very generous starting salary you will also receive other benefits such as £1,000 welcome bonus after passing your 6-month probation period!, bespoke paid training to further develop your career, pension scheme, and, 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 is a must for this role and you will need a vehicle to get to and from work for some of the homes. You will need to have the relevant experience, 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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