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Deputy Home Manager

Job description
  • Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • Permanent,
  • Managers of all levels,
  • AC DM WES
  • 03/07/2024
Job description

gap healthcare is currently recruiting for a new and exciting opportunity on behalf of our clients based in Westcliff-on-Sea for an experienced Deputy Manager for children’s registered service providing a safe, secure, and nurturing environment designed to harness, develop and sustain the hopes, talents and aspirations of children.

Main Purpose of this role:

The Deputy Manager will support the Home Manager by modelling excellent practice, developing colleagues’ skills, and ensuring high-quality residential services for children and young people. This role includes safeguarding their well-being, supporting their development, and assuming leadership in the Manager’s absence.

Main Responsibilities

Supporting Children and Young People:

  • Safeguard and promote their welfare.
  • Maintain a safe, structured, and nurturing environment.
  • Support educational achievements and provide diverse activities.
  • Lead consultations with children, families, and professionals.
  • Ensure the home is Ofsted compliant.

Management and Leadership:

  • Ensure staff meet the individual needs of young people.
  • Clarify key worker roles and ensure effective practice.
  • Promote staff development and supervise Senior RSWs.
  • Manage employee relations and develop professional relationships.
  • Provide leadership, motivate employees, and ensure focus on objectives.

Other Requirements:

  • Provide out-of-hours support.
  • Adapt to the unpredictable nature of residential care.
  • Ensure Health and Safety for yourself and others. Assist in implementing policies.
  • Oppose unlawful discrimination and comply with company policies.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Ali Chahbi at gap healthcare.

If this role is permanent, gap healthcare is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap healthcare is operating as the employment business. gap healthcare is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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