Deputy Home Manager

Location Fontwell
Discipline: Children Services, Senior and Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £29,500 - £33,000
Contact name: Mel Waterhouse

Contact email: mel@petersdean.co.uk
Job ref: MW_FMx
Startdate: ASAP

​Do you have significant experience of working within a residential children's service as a Senior or Deputy Manager level? Are you looking for that next step in your career to join an organisation with a unique and forward thinking therapeutic approach? If you’re answer is yes, then have a read below!

How this role benefits you?

  • Fantastic opportunity to support vulnerable children and take a lead role within a well-established and reputable company

  • Genuine day to day support for your own well-being

  • Generous bonus scheme

  • Brilliant working ethos with strong, forward thinking therapeutic support

  • Excellent Salary

  • Referral programme

  • Company Pension

  • On-site parking

The Company; Our client is an established residential provider who provide quality therapeutic care to enable growth in the young people they work with. They work therapeutically with children and young people who have experienced abusive, neglectful, and / or chaotic and traumatic situations, and who need specialised professional support in learning how to cope with the pressures and demands of day-to-day living before they can be expected to survive and thrive in a family-based placement.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care (or be working towards this)

  • At least 1.5 years of children's residential experience.

  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of equal opportunities and anti - discriminatory practice.

  • Familiar with all aspects of confidentiality. Have sound knowledge on childcare legislation and Ofsted requirements.

  • To be able to demonstrate knowledge of child protection and safeguarding

  • To be able to demonstrate knowledge of Link Worker responsibilities

Desired: Qualification in therapeutic or psychology, psychodynamic, group dynamic related subject

If this role sounds of interest to you please apply now with your CV and we will be in touch asap for an initial discussion