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Deputy Manager

Job Title: Deputy Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worthing
Industry:
Salary: £25,500
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HW-DMW
Contact Name: Hannah Jane Williams
Contact Email: Hannah.Williams@quadrecruitment.com
Job Published: May 03, 2018 15:30

Job Description

Do you have experience leading a team? Would you like to step into a more senior managerial role? Could you see yourself leading a large care team in a well-established company? If yes is the answer read on!

 

Who are we?

My client is a well-established care provider with the UK and they currently have a new position become available for a Deputy Manager in Worthing.

They believe that every child should have the best opportunity in life to achieve any goals or aspirations they have. To achieve these goals, they need a good support system around them to help them succeed in life. They have a fantastic team of support workers and would now like to find a deputy manager to complete the team.

 

The Role

As a deputy manager you will be supporting the Registered Manager in achieving the best standard of care within a therapeutic children’s home. You will support and lead the staff team, you will also be responsible for supporting the children within the community and the home.

For this role you need to have an ability to lead or have previously worked within a Senior, Team Leader or Deputy Managers role.

 

What do I need to become a Deputy Manager?

  • A natural ability to lead
  • 4 Years’ experience working within a care setting (preferably with children)
  • Preferred to have a Diploma or NVQ in Support Work
  • To have an understanding of the Children’s Act 1989
  • Understanding of Looking After Children System
  • Experience of handling Challenging Behaviour
  • Experience of supervising staff

 

Roles and responsibilities of a Deputy Manager

  • To generate an open and supportive atmosphere within the home, between staff and residents, In order to enable the growth and development of both residents and staff.
  • To maintain non-judgemental working practices which take account of the rights of the individual and their basic need for safety, protection, equality, choice, autonomy and fulfilment        
  • To chair staff meetings, where you’ll discuss problems regarding staff and children
  • To liaise with external agencies and outside bodies
  • To maintain the confidentiality- personal, financial and medical of the children
  • To participate in all staff training and development programmes
  • To contribute to the assessment of the children
  • To encourage a positive and caring environment
  • To be understanding to the needs and support of each resident
  • To monitor all levels of challenging behaviour which may become of risk to the residents and the individual

 

What hours will I work?

You will complete 80 hours over two weeks with one weekend on every two weeks.

 

Apply now…..and I will endeavour to contact you within 48 hours to discuss the role further and to check your suitability.