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Deputy Manager - Children / Young People (EBD)

Deputy Manager - Children / Young People (EBD)

Posted 18 September by Progress Lane
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Deputy Manager - Children / Young People - EBD

SALARY: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum plus excellent company benefits.


With a fantastic portfolio of existing services, this creative and pioneering organisation continues to grow at a steady pace to ensure high quality of provision. We now seek a Deputy Manager to help lead this lovely, residential home for children aged 12- 16 years (approx). The children have social, emotional and behavioural needs due to life experience (EBD).

The home supports many sporting and activity interests, community events and healthy living along with promoting consistency and boundaries at all times.

Our client offers a market leading salary plus a wide range of staff benefits which includes funding for professional qualifications including L5 Diploma for Children & Young People and many other attractive perks!

The Role…

The Deputy Manager will provide quality care for a group of vulnerable children with social, emotional & behavioural difficulties, with day-to-day responsibility for managing, directing and supervising a staff team. You will hold your QCF/NVQ3 in Care (Children & Young People or Residential Child Care) or equivalent and be willing to work towards level 5 management qualification. Relevant experience in residential child care is essential. You will have a genuine desire to work with young people, able to engage positively with them, enjoy being in their company, undertaking activities and be passionate about enabling them to succeed.

You will be a part of the shift pattern and the sleep in/on call rota for the service and be a fun, professional and motivated leader who keeps the best outcomes for the children paramount at all times.

Key Skills and Qualifications…

  • Hold the equivalent qualification to the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
  • Hold or be willing to study the L5 Diploma for Children & Young People (funded by our client!)
  • Previous supervision experience within a residential setting for Children & Young People
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Hold a full UK driving license


This role is based in the Tadley area which can be easily reached from; Bracknell, Basingstoke, Newbury, Farnborough, Camberely, Reading and other surrounding towns.


Team Leader, Deputy Manager, Shift Leader, Shift Manager, Senior Residential Childcare, Senior RCW, Registered Manager


My client is an equal opportunities employer and committed to the safeguarding of children.

Successful applicants will be subject to the client’s employment checks including gaining suitable references and health check plus an enhanced DBS clearance prior to employment start date.

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Required skills

  • Behavioural
  • Childcare
  • Residential Services
  • Supervision
  • Youth Work

Reference: 36143199

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