Children's Residential Care - Deputy Manager

Recruiter
Brookfield House
Location
Stockport
Salary
Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
Posted
29 Sep 2016
Closes
28 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
We require an experienced Deputy Manager to join our team at a children's home in Stockport. Our residential home provides care for young people aged 6-18 with complex emotional, social and behavioural needs. The Deputy Manager will assist the Registered Manager in maintaining the current high standards of the children's home. You will be required to work some evenings, weekends and undertake on call responsibilities on a rota basis. Personal and Professional attributes:- Committed to working with children and young people with complex and challenging needs. Creative and able to use your own initiative and manage in challenging situations. Enthusiastic and highly motivated to promote an outstanding and inspirational service. Possess good written, IT and communication skills and the ability to produce high quality reports and planning documents. Key responsibilities:- Ensuring that all risks are safely managed in line with the home’s policy and procedures. Be the case holder for designated children and oversee individual planning. Support staff with their own case work and ensure this is completed to a high standard. Supervise a team of residential workers and deputise in the absence of the Registered Manager. Motivate and engage with young people and be a good role model - encouraging them to make positive choices. Be able to address standards of behaviour from young people in a calm and non-confrontational way. Contribute to maintaining a clean environment and preparing meals. Other requirements:- NVQ Level 3 (Children and Young People). Ideally a Level 4 in leadership and management or a commitment to achieve this. A minimum of one years supervisory experience within a children’s residential home or similar service. Full driving licence. Applicants must be aged 21 or over. The post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66741768

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