Deputy Manager - Children's Residential

Wolverhampton, WV10
Salary / Benefits
Up to 34000
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Deputy Manager - Children's Home

Our home in Wolverhampton is a Children's residential home in the local community supporting up to three Children/young people in an independent living environment.

Salary: £28,300 - £34,000
Other benefits: £60 per sleep in

Hours: Average 40 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

About us: Care Perspectives is a specialist provider of care and support to children & young people who have complex mental health disorders, learning disabilities, and emotional and behavioural difficulties. Since we established, we have worked tirelessly to develop services to achieve the best possible outcomes for our children & young people, creating services that nurture independence.

Job Summary:

As the Deputy Manager for the Children's Home, some of your duties will be:

To provide leadership and management of the home.
To deputise as manager in RM absence
To provide on call support
To maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015, incl. The Quality Standards , Every Child Matters, the Children Act, other relevant legislation and guidance and company policy and procedure.
To support the manage to manage the home to safeguard and promote the wellbeing of young people.
To support the manager to manage the home’s staff team.
To support to manage a quality service aiming to achieve a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating.
To represent the home to outside agencies and ensure compliance with the statutory requirements imposed by them and requirements of commissioners.
To work with the wider management team to contribute to the planning and development of Care Perspectives and to provide management support to other areas of the service needing this.
To increase and maintain occupancy levels that both appropriate with the business needs of the service and needs of the young people placed.

This is a great opportunity to continue your career in care, working as part of a dedicated team committed to help make a difference. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, where children and young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Qualification & Experience

Experience in Residential childcare (Essential)
Qualified - You must hold a Diploma Level 3 in diploma for residential childcare or equivalent (Essential)

Essential Skills

Highly organised and efficient with MS office packages
Good knowledge of people management practices
Excellent communication
Flexible and hardworking
Confident team player
Driving Licence

Why join us:
Here are just some of the benefits of working for us:

Enhanced sleep-in rates £60 (where applicable)
Rewarding work helping our Children and young people reach their potential in their daily lives
Friendly, small passionate teams with supportive working environments
Career development opportunities to help you reach your own personal development
Competitive salary including opportunities for additional hours
We offer a structured 2-week induction programme including face to face training, online modules, shadow shifts
Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics
Free DBS check
Free parking
Free meals on shift (residential homes only)
Recommend a friend referral scheme with financial rewards
Pension scheme

In return, we offer a rewarding career with opportunities for progression in a fast-growing organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, staff development, retention, and inclusion.

Interested? Call our Recruitment Team now for an informal chat on 0121 289 6482 or apply now

Please note this vacancy may close at any time therefore early submission of your application is therefore encouraged. You will be required to complete our Employment Application form.

Care Perspectives are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children & young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

Application Questions

1.  Do you have a Driving Licence and access to your own transport?
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