Permanent Offered Salary : £0 - £33000

Deputy Care Manager

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Job Description

CHILDRENS RESIDENTIAL – Deputy Manager

Salary £28,750 to £33,000

Essential Requirements

* NVQ 3 In Children and Young People or equivalent

* Full driving license with access to own transport

* Ability to work shifts and Sleep-ins

* Successful applicant must be over the age of 21 (regulatory requirement)

* 1+ Years of crisis support experience

The role is commutable distance from Derby, Mansfield, Burton-On-Trent, Lichfield, Tamworth, Nottingham, Stoke On Trent, Leeds, Cannock, Walsall, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Birmingham and surrounding areas.

We have an urgent requirement for a Deputy Manager who has the experience and enthusiasm to make a difference to the lives of children & young people.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone seeking genuine career progression to work for a reputable and growing children’s residential services care group with homes nationwide.

This position will be based at a 4 bed residential children’s home for children and young people with EBD and would suit candidates with a minimum of 1 years' experience as an experienced Senior Support Worker who holds the NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce or equivalent.

Responsibilities:

* Ensuring shifts are planned with Residential Support Workers, to take the lead on shift and be responsible for the events on the shift

* To ensure that all risks are safely managed in line with the company policies and procedures

* To communicate effectively with the team of staff coming onto shift ensuring that a thorough account of your shifts events has taken place

* To provide written reports and documentation that truly reflects the progress of the YP for planning meetings/reviews

* To set up, co-ordinate and review the children's files, Care plans, Risk Assessments, Behaviour Management Plans, Health Care Documentation, Agreements and Incentives

* To undertake any training that is deemed appropriate to your position

* To attend staff meetings and be a positive role model to the children at their meetings

* To be able to address standards of behaviours from children, in a calm non-confrontational and constructive manner.

Key Qualities

* Friendly, passionate and caring nature

* Positive, pleasant and approachable towards Young People with learning disabilities.

* Empowering others to become stronger and more confident in controlling their lives

* Person centred allowing Young People to explore & utilise their own strengths

* Innovative, by using or showing new methods and ideas

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) paid by employer

Gold Care Recruitment Services is a specialist Health & Social Care Recruitment agency

Reference ID: GC/TL/BUTAM

Application Deadline: 28/02/2021

Expected Start Date: 05/04/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,750 – £33,000 per year (Depending on experience)

Reference ID: GC/DM/BUTAM

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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