Deputy care Manager

Deputy care Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Integra health care team for a Registered Manger within one of our registered Children’s Homes for young people with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties.

The main purpose of the role will be to transform the lives of looked-after children.

As a Residential Children’s Worker, every day will be different, and you won’t find a more rewarding career.
This entails providing supervision and support for children and young people aged 8-18.

The children and young people we care for have a wide variety of needs; the role is therefore very diverse.

You will therefore work in conjunction with a wide range of professionals to meet the needs and achieve positive outcomes for our young people.
If you’re experienced working within a managerial position within Residential Childcare, this could be the perfect role for you.

The role is paid a salary of £31,269.33- £31,789.33
The successful candidate will be working Monday - Friday 9am until 5pm however you may be required to work additional hours as required by the needs of the business and the young people we care for.

This role also comes with multiple Benefits in addition to a competitive salary:

Pension Auto-enrolment
‘Pay Care Scheme’, this is a company health care benefit which gives you cash back for medical costs
‘Perk Box’, this allows the employees to get discounts or free offers on hundreds of well-known high street brands.
Annual Leave Service Award – 1 day’s extra holiday every year up to 5 years
Long Service Bonus of £750 given after 5 continuous full-time years of employment
NVQ Bonus when complete Level 3 (£500 in total) or Level 5 (£750 in total) in instalments, initial after completion and remainder 18 months following
Refer a friend scheme for both qualified and unqualified
Free meals on shift (for residential roles)
Company pays for DBS as well as reimburses cost for update service each year
Company reimburses staff for Social Care Wales registration each year

Essential Job Requirements

Provide a safe environment for the young people in our care
Good communication skills with the ability to develop positive relationships with young people, colleagues, and professionals
Be a good team player to provide a high level of care and achieve positive outcomes
Encourage the young people to be motivated and take part in activities, education, and extracurricular activities
Experience of and ability to lead staff teams to provide a high level of care within a residential childcare setting
Have a knowledge of child development and appreciation of the needs of children and young people
Have attention to detail ensuring correct information is recorded in all paperwork, keeping this up to date and organized for the managers review
Be able to adapt working practice to the ethos of the home
Have resilience, motivation, and determination
Can adapt to challenging and changing situations
Be inclusive to all children & young people
Diploma Level 3 qualified in Children and Young Person’s Workforce or equivalent
Have 3 years’ work experience working with Children and Young People within a residential environment including 2 years at senior level
Experience of Ofsted Inspections
Experience of attending professionals’ meetings and working contributively with the professional network
Experience of attending formal meetings and preparing formal reports
Up to date knowledge of the current legislation governing the sector
Demonstrate a commitment to personal development and acquisition of professional skills and further qualifications
Be flexible and able to undertake shift work including weekends and sleep-ins.
Ability to participate in ‘On-Call-Manger’ Rota and take calls out of hours.
Safe holding and physical intervention
Be confident in using Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel and Word
Apply for enhanced DBS disclosure and if applicable, overseas criminal records checks
Full UK driving licence.

Desirable Attributes

Level 5 Leadership & Management qualification or Level 4 Registered Manager Award, or equivalent
Understanding of attachment and trauma in relation to young people
Experience in a therapeutic setting
Proven Ofsted inspection history
Proven success in development of teams and individuals

Residential Childcare: 1 year (preferred)
Level 5 in leadership and management (preferred)

  • Location: Oswestry, England
  • Salary: £31269.33 - £31789.33 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Integra
  • Posted: 16-Nov-2022
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