Deputy Care Manager

Location: Heckingham
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £25,295 - £27,905
Reference: J11187
Deputy Care Manager
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 professional is recruiting for a Deputy Care Manager for a children's residential special school and children's home situated near to Loddon in the county of Norfolk. My client is well established and is a leading provider of children services across the UK.

·Salary - £25,295 to £27,905 depending on experience plus additional sleep in payments
·Hours - 37 hours will be inclusive of shifts
·Area - Near to Loddon in the county of Norfolk

Responsibilities - Deputy Care Manager

·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 -

·Level 3 Diploma (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 Norfolk.

Benefits -

·Competitive salary's - 24,657 - £27,358 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 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 017 33 6062 40 for a confidential chat. Please note that the service is situated near to Loddon in the county of Norfolk.

Due to the high volume of applications for each of our roles, if you do not receive a response within 14 days then please consider your application as unsuccessful, however we may keep your details on file and contact you with regard to any other suitable roles. 

This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd TA gap personnel, Quattro Healthcare Ltd TA gap healthcare & Quattro Recruitment Ltd TA gap professional) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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