Deputy Manager - Children's Home - Derby

Deputy Manager - Children’s Home


£23,500 - £25,500 + £64.64 per sleep-in + discretionary bonus of approx. £1,500

My client is a rapidly expanding company who run residential care homes providing the highest quality care and therapeutic support to children with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD).

They have a fantastic, established solo placement home in Derby and are looking for an enthusiastic Deputy Manager to join their team.  The home is rated a ‘good’ by Ofsted and has a great, stable staff team.

Duties for this role will include:

  • Assisting the Registered Manager in the day to day running of the home
  • Deputising in the absence of the Registered Manager
  • Supporting and managing a staff team
  • Undertaking direct work with children and young people
  • Managing child protection concerns and complaints

For this exciting role you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of working with young people with EBD/SEBD
  • Proven experience of supervising a staff team
  • NVQ 3 – Caring for Children and Young People/ QCF Level 3 Diploma (or equivalent)
  • A full UK Driving Licence and access to a car for work purposes
  • The ability to work on a rota basis
  • The ability undertake one sleep-in per week

In return my client can offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Career development and progression

For more information on this role, which offers a real opportunity to make a difference to the lives of children and young people, please call Elite on 01604 879345.

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