Deputy Manager – Children’s Residential Home

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Chelmsford, Essex,

Salary From: £35000

Salary To: £42000

Contact Name: Jordan Preston

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Responsibilities

Contributing to the young person’s care plans and risk assessments, their review and implementation

Forming effective relationships with young people, their families (if appropriate) and external agencies

Ensuring the home is kept clean and in a tidy condition, adhering to the cleaning rota system, encouraging the young people to participate as appropriate.

Ensuring that good quality records are maintained as required with supervision and advice from shift and Managers.

Maintaining and promoting residential care work to high levels of professionalism expected by Ofsted.

Contributing to the educational and social development of each young person and assisting in the implementation of Individual Education Programs

Meeting the emotional and physical needs of our young people and maximising opportunities for their development

Providing support to the deputy/manager of the home whilst on shift and performing senior duties as directed

Requirements

  • Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People or equivalent (desirable)
  • Experience in a children’s home setting (essential)
  • Passion to help nurture young people.
  • Be able to work shift patterns including sleep ins (rota plan given in advance but likely to be 1 on, 2 off)
  • Full, UK driving licence (essential)
  • All candidates must be over the age of 21 to meet industry regulations.

Successful employment is subject to satisfactory Full Enhanced Disclosure, right to work and reference checks in line with government regulations and Safer Recruitment Practices (the company will cover the costs)

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