deputy Care Manager - Children Services

Location: March
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £28000
Reference: J13882
Contact Name: Matthew Duffy
Expiry Date: 2020-10-31
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 children's home situated near to March, Cambridgeshire. My client is well established and is a leading provider of children services across the UK.

·Salary - £24,000 to £28,000 depending on experience plus additional sleep in payments of £50 per night
·Hours - 37 hours will be inclusive of shifts
·Area - Near to March, Cambridgeshire

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 Care 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.
·Full driving licence.
·Preferred, commuting distance from March, Cambridgeshire.




Benefits -

·Competitive salary's - 24,000 - £28,000 depending on experience
·Career progression for high performers
·Loyalty bonus for long serving team members
·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 for a confidential chat. Please note that the service is situated near to March, Cambridgeshire.



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.

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