Deputy Manager

Posted 17 May by Healthy Careers
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Deputy Manager - Children's Home (3 Bed EBD)
Contract Type: Permanent

Company Profile
On behalf of our client, a reputable and compassionate children's home specializing in emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD), we are seeking a dedicated Deputy Manager. Our client is dedicated to providing a nurturing and supportive environment for children aged 8-18. Their 3-bed home is designed to offer a safe, structured, and caring space where each child can thrive. They are committed to delivering exceptional care and support, focusing on individual needs and personal development. Due to their ongoing commitment to excellence and recent growth, they are looking for a skilled professional to join their team and contribute to their mission of making a positive impact on young lives.

Job Profile
The successful Deputy Manager will possess a strong background in residential childcare, with proven experience in managing or supervising in a similar setting. This role requires someone who is passionate about providing high-quality care and support, with the ability to lead and inspire a team. The Deputy Manager will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth running of the home, promoting best practices, and supporting the Home Manager in all aspects of the operation.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the day-to-day management of the home, ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Support the development and implementation of individualized care plans for each child.
  • Lead, mentor, and supervise a team of care staff, ensuring high standards of care and support are maintained.
  • Conduct regular staff meetings and training sessions to promote professional development.
  • Liaise with external agencies, families, and other stakeholders to ensure cohesive care planning and delivery.
  • Manage budgets and resources effectively to ensure the home operates efficiently.

Skills/Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory or management role within a residential childcare setting.
  • Strong understanding of emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) and best practices in supporting children with these needs.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with children, staff, families, and external agencies.
  • Relevant qualifications in childcare or social work (Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or equivalent preferred).

Hours

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week (flexible working arrangements can be agreed).

Package

  • Competitive salary of £40,000 per annum.
  • 20 days plus bank holidays.
  • Opportunities for training and professional development.

Location

Arthog, Wales

If you are a passionate and experienced professional looking to make a difference in the lives of young people, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

Reference: 52679040

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