Children's Home Deputy Manager

10.68 - 10.68 GBP Hourly + GBP10.68/hour
05 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
This is an exciting opportunity for an 'energetic Children's Home Deputy Manager' with a viewpoint to become a Registered Manager.
The ideal candidate will be positive, enthusiastic and motivated with excellent leadership skills, who has a desire to make a difference to help young people develop skills to support and fulfil their life's ambitions.
This role requires a high level of patience and understanding working with Children and Young people with emotional and challenging behaviours.
Children's Home Deputy Manager Duties and Responsibilities:
* Attending and contributing to child care planning and review meetings as appropriate
* Involvement in the recruitment and retention of staff
* Assist the manager in developing a management style which balances the need to exercise control and give direction with the need to offer staff the opportunity to contribute to decision making
* Ensuring that all new staff receive a proper induction to the Home in line with company policy
* Ensuring that each member of staff has a supervision contract and receives supervision in line with National Minimum Standards
* Attend senior staff and team meetings to facilitate communication and provide opportunities for consultation and staff development
* Reporting and assisting the manager in resolving issues of staff motivation and morale
* Promoting personal and professional development through the appropriate delegation of duties and responsibilities
* Ensure that each young person has the required documentation that it is current, relevant and is updated as necessary
Children's Home Deputy Manager Minimum requirements:
* At least 1 year experience as a Deputy Manager (Desirable)
* NVQ/QCF level 5 in Leadership and Management or equivalent qualification (or working towards)
* Good understanding of Ofsted regulations
* Experience of working with children and young people in a residential setting
* Experience of supporting and leading staff
Closing date: 2nd August 2019
Interview: ASAP
Contact: Amandeep at Job Paths 4 U
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