Deputy Manager Children and Young People

Deputy Manager Children and Young People

Prospero Health and Social Care are supporting a growing and well-regarded residential childcare provider who are looking for a talented Deputy Manager to help lead a team of residential support workers to support children and young people in Alton in Hampshire.

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Prospero Health and Social Care are supporting a growing and well-regarded residential childcare provider who are looking for a talented Deputy Manager to help lead a team of residential support workers to support children and young people in Alton in Hampshire. The home is rated Outstanding with a focus on helping children and young people overcome problematic sexual behaviour.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement life skills to significantly influence the lives of children and young people.
  • Provide leadership by ensuring the welfare and care of each child, offering guidance and support to residential workers.
  • Supervise staff, lead shifts, and ensure adherence to placement plans, policies, procedures, risk assessments, and rotas.
  • Establish positive relationships with children, meeting their needs while prioritising their safety.
  • Instil high standards of care across the staff team.

Benefits:

  • A friendly and supportive management team to guide you in your day-to-day responsibilities.
  • We invest heavily in creating homes where children can express themselves and feel that their spaces are their own.
  • Substantial investment in children’s experiences, including holidays abroad, recreational activities, and special events to make the lives of the children as normal of a childhood as possible.
  • Direct therapeutic engagement with children, supported by psychologists and training for all staff using a PACE approach.
  • Time-saving incident reporting system to allow more focus on direct interaction with children and to ensure that the system is easy to understand.
  • Receive detailed ‘Skills to Care’ induction and classroom-based training for optimal preparation as well as the Level 5 in Leadership and Management.

Package:

  • Structured Pay Grades: Salary based on training and experience with a structured pay grade system. Salary of between £29,400 – £35,700
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Receive bonuses for achieving ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted outcomes that spread to the whole team.
  • Access our health and well being support platform, including medi-cash.

Requirements:

  • Possess NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or the Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce, or an equivalent qualification.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Residential Childcare working with young people.
  • Be 22 years old or above in accordance with children’s homes regulations.
  • Hold a valid driving license.

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