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Deputy Care Manager Children Service

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  • Heckingham, Norfolk, England
  • Permanent,
  • Children and young people,
  • MD DCM Lod
  • 02/02/2024
Job description

Deputy Care Manager Children Services

Are you a motivational leader within the children services sector that strives for excellence and aspires to help children achieve the best they can? An exciting opportunity has just become available and will not be around for long! Look no further for your next exciting venture.

gap healthcare are recruiting for a Deputy Care Manager for a residential children’s home situated near to Loddon in the county of Suffolk. My client is well established and is a leading provider of children services across the UK.

  • Salary - £31,364 to £33,945 depending on experience plus additional sleep in payments
  • Hours – 37 hours will be inclusive of shifts
  • Area – Near to Loddon in the county of Suffolk

Responsibilities – Deputy Care Manager Children Services

  • To be a member of the Senior Management Team and deputise for the Registered Manger in their absence with regard to their overall responsibilities.
  • To attend weekly Senior Staff Meetings in a liaison and advisory capacity.
  • To chair Child Care Staff Meetings where designated.
  • To offer formal Supervision to members of the staff team as delineated in the Staff Support and Development Programme.
  • Where delegated, to offer Line-Management within the Staff Support and Development Programme for Child Care Staff.
  • To assist in the professional development of colleagues by involvement in other relevant aspects of the company’s Staff Support and Development Programme.
  • Deputy Care Managers will hold a responsibility for the following specific duties held in rotation within the group: a. the general organisation and operation of the home on set designated shift times.
  • Hold operational responsibility for a specific management aspect of the home (e.g. recreation programmes, administration of medication, etc).
  • To play a significant role in the training and induction of Child Care Staff, particularly in the absence of the Registered Manager.

Skills required – Deputy Manager Children Services

  • Level 3 Diploma/NVQ (Residential Childcare or equivalent).
  • Experience within a similar service is required due to having a working knowledge of Ofsted requirements.
  • Have experience in supporting children with emotional and behavioural needs.
  • The passion and desire to motivate staff and service users to achieve their full potential.
  • Preferred, commuting distance from Loddon in the county of Suffolk.

Benefits – Deputy Manager Children Services

  • Competitive salary’s – 31,364 – £33,945 depending on experience
  • Recruit a friend” reward scheme
  • Career progression for high performers
  • Loyalty bonus for long serving team members
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Employee assistance service
  • Free legal advice helpline

The position of Deputy Care Manager Children Services is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity then please contact Matt Duffy at the Peterborough Office for a confidential chat. Please note that the service is situated near to Loddon in the county of Suffolk.

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.

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