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Deputy Care Manager

Deputy Care Manager

Posted 24 October 2023 by Vetro recruitment
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I have an AMAZING opportunity for someone to step into the Deputy Care Manager's role within a children's residential home in Bodmin, Cornwall.

Your role will be to support the manager in the day-to-day running of the service, which supports young people between the ages of 8 - 18 with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) within an established provider that puts quality and the outcomes of the people they support at the very forefront of what they do.

Are you a PASSIONATE and INSPIRATIONAL senior support worker within children's residential services looking for a move into a Deputy Care Manager role?

Salary: £36,000 - £38,400 (sleep allowance included)

Location: Bodmin, Cornwall (PL31)

Hours: Full-time / Permanent

Shift pattern: 37.5 hours and a minimum of 2 sleep ins per week


  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • Casual dress code
  • Company pension
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Access to discounts for shopping outlets, restaurants and cinemas
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

As a Deputy Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day-to-day operations of the home
  • To assist the management team with the supervision of junior staff
  • Inducting new staff into the home procedure and culture
  • Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people's physical, behavioural and emotional needs.
  • Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
  • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, and promoting independence and social behaviour.


  • NVQ or QCF Level 3 in Children & Young People's Residential Services or equivalent is ESSENTIAL
  • Experience as a Deputy Manager or a Senior in a Children's Residential Support Work environment is ESSENTIAL
  • You must hold a Full UK Driving Licence as you will be required to transport the young people from time to time
  • You must be over the age of 21
  • Willingness to work towards or already completed the Level 5

If you are passionate about the lives of young people and want to make a real difference, supporting young people between the ages of 8 - 18 with EBD, whilst developing your career path within health & social care as a Deputy Care Manager - this is the job for you!

Click apply today!!

Required skills

  • Children
  • Mental Health
  • Residential
  • Young People
  • Manager
  • Deputy Manager
  • Care
  • Youth
  • Support Work
  • Ca

Reference: 51494694

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