Deputy Manager for residential children???s service

County of Herefordshire
23000.00 - 29000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP29000/annum Plus additional benefits
01 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
I have an exciting opportunity for a permanent Deputy Manager to join a rapidly growing children and young people's service in Presteigne, Powys. You will receive an excellent salary of between GBP23,000 - GBP29,000 depending on experience and qualifications, plus numerous benefits.

You will be working in a residential centre for children and young people, aged 8-19, with autistic spectrum conditions, communication difficulties and other complex care needs, including challenging behaviour.

Set in 18-acres of beautiful woodlands, the centre comprises of three individual buildings that have each been designed to meet the specific needs of the Individuals supported here. The grounds currently consist of grassed play areas for the children, along with a lake and river that goes around the property.

Main role and responsibilities:

* Deputise in the absence of Registered Manager; overseeing and responsible for the operational day-to-day running of the residential home

* To lead, support, supervise, manage and work as part of a team of staff providing 52-week residential care for young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and associated needs

* To contribute to the strategic development of the home

* To support the Registered Manager in ensuring that the home environment is appropriate and sensitive to the needs of those it supports, and is compliant with the Care Homes Regulations Wales 2002 and the National Minimum Standards for Young Adults Wales 2002, regulation and inspection of social care (Wales) 2016

What you need:

* QCF Level 5 in leadership and management health and social care, or at least working towards this

* It is essential you have experience of line management

* Knowledge and experience of the health and social care sector

* Driving licence desirable

Call me now (phone number removed) or click apply.