Deputy Manager - Children's Home

Location Southampton
Discipline: Children Services, Senior and Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 25,958 - £26,465
Contact name: Clair Parris

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Job ref: CP_DH_Soton_1
Startdate: ASAP

Deputy Manager required for Ofsted registered children's home. Excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Support Worker or Deputy Manager to take a lead role within a fantastic, supportive and dynamic company. If you meet the below criteria please apply now!

Why apply?

• Fantastic opportunity to have a lead role within a well-established, secure and reputable company

•Excellent salary

•Brilliant working ethos with strong therapeutic emphasis

•Strong support structures from management staff

Deputy Manager Role: You will work under the guidance of the Home Manager to support and supervise a team of Residential and Senior Residential Support Workers to provide quality care to looked after children. You will be able to lead, motivate and enhance the skills of your team and be able to model professionalism and leadership skills. The young people display complex social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and associated challenging behaviours, and need guidance to develop their independence skills and ability to integrate in to society. You will be confident and able to step in to the manager’s shoes in their absence.

Deputy Manager Criteria

  • Diploma/ NVQ Level 3 in children and young people (or equivalent qualification) or above

  • Senior experience of leading and developing others

  • Excellent knowledge of requirements of role and ability to lead others

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.