Deputy Manager (Children?s Home)

Deputy Manager (Children's Home)

Location: Dover, Kent

Salary: £43,670 + Excellent Benefits

Job Type: Full - Time, Permanent (37.5 Hours)

The Client:

Our client is a leading childcare services provider, committed to delivering exceptional care, focusing on the welfare, safety, and security of every child.

The Role:

As a Deputy Manager, you will support the Registered Manager in co-managing the house budget, staff development, and overseeing placement plans.


* Oversee staff and young people's development, formulate placement plans, risk assessments, and positive handling plans.
* Ensure high-quality service provision, emphasising care, welfare, safety, and security.
* Support the staff team in day-to-day tasks, serving as the lead person for role modeling and liaising with multi-agency partners.
* Adhere to relevant legislation for Children's Homes and promptly implement recommendations post-Ofsted inspections.
* Collaborate with team members and professionals, notifying Local Authority Social Workers of significant events.
* Undertake administrative tasks, ensuring compliance with firms Policies and Procedures.
* Participate effectively in the on-call duty system and complete required training within set timeframes.



* Previously worked as a Deputy Manager or in a similar role.
* Experience in a senior role within a children's residential care setting.
* Knowledge of Children's Homes Regulations.
* Possess Level 3 Diploma in Children's Residential Service or equivalent.
* Understanding of Child Protection & Safeguarding.
* Must be 20 years or above.
* Valid driving license.
* Right to work in the UK.


* NVQ or Diploma Level 5 in Leadership & Management in Residential Children's Services or equivalent.
* Relevant transferrable skills, such as First Aid training.
* Understanding of Therapeutic Approach to Childcare.


* 28 days annual leave
* Private Medical care
* Private Optical, Dental and Audiological cover
* Free access to EAP, employee Health Assured Programme
* Company events
* Outstanding Ofsted bonus
* Team building days

Apply now for this exceptional opportunity to work with a dynamic team and further enhance your career.

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  • Location: Dover, England
  • Salary: £43670 - £43670 Per Annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Additional Resources Ltd.
  • Posted: 20-Feb-2024
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