Deputy Children's Home Manager

Cordant Care
£24000 - £26066 per annum
15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type

On behalf of our client we are recruiting for a Deputy Manager to support the Manager in being responsible for leading & managing a team of Residential Childcare workers, taking responsibility for managing the establishment, (including the staff, the resources and the fabric of the building) and the welfare of the young people. The post-holder will proactively work with all the school's stakeholders to promote the education, welfare and care of the young people at the Centre.

The home is an all girls home and is for Children who have EBD.

Main Responsibilities

In conjunction with the manager, offer leadership and management to a diverse residential care team which strives towards excellence in residential childcare provision, in keeping with the aims and objectives of the home.

Promote and facilitate the healthy development of the children and young people placed in residential care.

Protect young people from threats to their health, welfare and normal development, both from inside and outside the home(s).

Ensure that young people facing particular crises and stresses are offered appropriate additional support as necessary.

Ensure that the young people carry as much responsibility for their own lives as they can reasonably and demonstrably be expected to carry, keeping them informed of their circumstances and rights, involving them in planning their lives, supporting them and helping them towards taking greater control and responsibility.

Ensure transitions for children are well planned, especially admission and discharge through close liaison with the Residential House Manager and Head of Care.

This is a great opportunity not to be missed. To apply please click apply and ensure your CV is attached.

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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