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Maidstone

Deputy Manager (Children’s Residential Home)

Deputy Manager – Therapeutic EBD Children’s Residential Home – £28,000 – £36,000 Based in Maidstone Kent – (Flexi Working)

An empathetic and proactive Deputy Manager is sought to a assist in the smooth running of a children’s homes in the miadstone area , The provider is a well established children’s service with multiple OFSTED regulated locations under their banner. .

The ultimate responsibility of the position is to ensure excellent outcomes for the young people residing in the home which caters for Multiple Children with Emotional Behavioural needs whilst ensuring the highest standards of compliance in line with Ofsted regulation.

Role Responsibilities:

To support the home manager in undertaking the following responsibilities or in their absence to take on the management of the home and be directly responsible for these;

  • To provide leadership and management of the home.
  • To maintain an in-depth knowledge of The Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards, the Children Act, other relevant legislation and guidance and company policy and procedure.
  • To safeguard and promote the wellbeing of the resident young people.
  • To manage the homes staff team.
  • To manage a quality service aiming to achieve a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating.
  • To provide a therapeutic environment that promotes and supports children / young people’s recovery from their abusive and traumatic life experiences.
  • To represent the home to outside agencies and ensure compliance with the statutory requirements imposed by them and requirements of commissioners.
  • To work with the wider management team to contribute to the planning and development of the group and to provide management support to other areas of the service where required.
  • To maintain occupancy levels that are both commensurate with the business needs of the service and needs of the young people placed.

Personal Attributes

  • Enthusiastic, resilient and good with people.
  • Ability to inspire, develop, grow and lead exceptional teams.
  • Have good judgement about when to act to ensure the safety of others and to seek advice from others.
  • Ability to apply and maintain appropriate professional boundaries, standards and values in practice.
  • Self disciplined.
  • Self awareness and ability to reflect on own practice and that of others.
  • Child focused
  • Motivation/ desire to improve the lives of children and young people.
  • Psychologically minded- ability to look beyond behaviour and understand causes and meaning.
  • Ability to accept guidance and direction from senior managers

Essential Qualifications

  • Level 3 Diploma Residential child care or equivalent. Essential.
  • Level 5 Leadership and management in Residential Childcare, Desirable.
  • Therapy or therapeutic care qualification – Desirable

For further information about the position and the organisation please apply today.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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Optometrist

Optometrist

North-West Kent

High-end Independent

Resident (practice based)

Competitive salary + Exclusive benefits

Specialist services / OCT & Optomap

45-minute test times

Job ID: 090922-210

Major Recruitment is currently working with an extremely successful, high-end independent practice based in North-West Kent. They are looking to employ a part time Optometrist working 3 days a week and in return; they offer a great working environment and truly enviable benefits.

This is your chance to work within a company that invest in; the latest technology, staff development and training and where delivering obsessively great service is at the core of everything they do. Somewhere you’ll be heard, your hard work will be seen, and where you get to do something genuinely rewarding.

Key Advantages

  • Competitive (negotiable) salary + exclusive benefits
  • 45 minute testing times
  • Equipment: OCT / Daytona Optomap / Auto Phoropter heads / Trial frames / Slit lamp / A variety of VFA’s / Contact and Non-contact tonometry / Computer based management system
  • Specialist services: Emergency Eye Care / Dry Eye clinics / Glaucoma and Diabetic screening / Specialist contact lenses Inc. Orthokeratology / Hearing and ear care services
  • Exclusive benefits including: 5 weeks’ holiday plus bank holidays / A day off for your birthday every year / Incentive scheme which could earn you vouchers to spend in over 20,000 top stores, restaurants and attractions / Pension scheme of 3% employer + 5% employee / Cash health plan which means you get fast access to high-quality private medical care / Cycle to work scheme (spread the cost of a great new bike for less) / Access to online services designed to improve your financial wellbeing, plus discounts on top retailers, mobile phone contracts, cinema tickets, TV/broadband packages, travel, electronics and your supermarket shop / Discounts for yourself, family and friends on products and services / GOC and professional indemnity fees / CET Support – with time off in work time to attend CET events
  • The team are closely involved in the local community, running regular awareness events and presentations
  • The practice partner with ZEISS to offer patients the best award-winning lenses
  • Working with a wide range of head-turning designer frames, from Dior and Prada to Ray-Ban and Michael Kors
  • Quarterly roadshows – get together with your colleagues from around the country, share ideas and have some fun
  • Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • No late nights as the practice closes at 5:30pm
  • 2 very spacious test rooms and a relaxed, high-end setting within a beautifully presented working environment
  • A truly patient focused clinical environment with no commercial pressure
  • Regular internal and external training arranged offering bespoke training, CET provision and a dedicated Professional Services team

Details and requirements

  • Hours: Monday – Saturday (09:00am – 17:30pm) closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • Part time position (3 days a week)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive (negotiable) salary + exclusive benefits
  • Benefits included: Vouchers incentive scheme / Pension scheme of 3% employer + 5% employee / Cash health plan / Cycle to work / Access to a variety of online services / GOC and professional indemnity fees / CET Support
  • 25 days holiday + 8 BH + your Birthday (34 in total)

If you would like to enquire about this role and/or to have a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to email, call, text or send your CV to the contact details below.

Email: lukeshearstone@major-recruitment.com Call or Text: 07881287964

Optometrist

Optometrist

Hempstead Valley

Up to £60,000 + exclusive benefits (Negotiable)

Weekend flexibility

30-45 minute test times

Specialist services (Inc. OCT)

High-end Independent

Resident Position

Job ID: 270922-2491

Optometrist opportunity with arguably one of the best Independents in the UK – Optometrists who are quality driven and keen to progress their careers are welcome to apply.

This vacancy gives you the opportunity to provide a truly personal, high quality clinical assessment – through longer testing times and the latest optical technologies. This high-end practice thrives off looking after patients and staff, in the best possible way.

The practice encourages everyone to adopt a close-knit family attitude.

Key Advantages

  • Up to £60,000 basic salary + exclusive benefits (Negotiable)
  • 30-45 minute testing times
  • Weekend flexibility possible
  • Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • Equipment: OCT / Daytona Optomap / Auto Phoropter heads / Trial frames / Slit lamp / Hanson VFA / Non-contact tonometry / Computer based management system
  • Specialist services: Emergency Eye Care / Dry Eye Assessment / Coloured Overlay Assessment / Specialist contact lenses / Hearing and ear care services
  • Benefits including Professional fees / Pension / Quarterly bonus structure / Private Healthcare / Gym contribution / Staff discounts
  • 2 very spacious test rooms within the practice
  • A truly patient focused clinical environment with no commercial pressure
  • No late nights as the practice closes at 5:30pm
  • Regular internal and external training and CET
  • Relaxed, high-end setting within a spacious and beautifully presented working environment

Details and requirements

  • Hours: Monday – Saturday (09:00am – 17:30pm) closed Sundays & Bank Holidays (Weekend flexibility available)
  • Full or part time position considered
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered

Salary and benefits

  • Up to £60,000 + exclusive package (negotiable)
  • Benefits included: professional fees / pension / quarterly bonus structure / Private Healthcare / Gym contribution / staff discounts
  • 25 days’ holiday + 8 bank holidays (33 in total)

If you would like to enquire about this role and/or to have a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to email, call, text or send your CV to the contact details below.

Email: lukeshearstone@major-recruitment.com Call/Text: 07881287964