Deputy Care Manager

Location: Canvey Island
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £28,000
Reference: J12048


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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 professional is recruiting for a Deputy Care Manager for a children's residential home situated near to Canvey Island in the county of Essex. My client is well established and is a leading provider of children services across Essex.

·Salary - £28,000 per annum.
·Hours - 37.5 hours will be inclusive of shifts - 7 on 4 off and then 8 on and 2 off.
·Area - Near to Canvey Island in the county of Essex.
·Full time permanent position.

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).
·Level 5 diploma in children and young persons or willing to work towards.
·Experience within a similar service is required due to having a working knowledge of Ofsted requirements. 2 years minimum within a residential setting.
·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 Canvey Island in the county of Essex.



Benefits -

·Competitive salary's - Paying up to £28,000 per annum
·Career progression for high performers
·Loyalty bonus for long serving team members
·Childcare voucher scheme
·Employee assistance service


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 for a confidential chat. Please note that the service is situated near to Canvey Island in the county of Essex.



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

The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.  Whilst we endeavour 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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