Deputy Manager

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Salary Description
£30,000 - £35,000 dependent on qualification and experience
Contract Type
East London

Deputy Manager for Residential Children's Home
Salary competitive depending on qualification and experience (Hourly rate given)

Permanent (40 hours a week), Location - East London E13 - Shift work required
We are looking for an experienced Deputy Manager for our residential care home for children and young people with emotional, behavioural difficulties based in East London. We are seeking someone that has previous experience in a managerial role (Minimum 1 year). In return we offer a competitive salary, depending on qualification and experience (Hourly rate offered, overtime is paid).We are a well-established company operating for over 15 years in the social care sector. Our home in East London provides care for up to 4 children and young people with emotional behavioural difficulties, mental health and self harming behaviours (EBD). 

Job Type / Category:
The Deputy Manager will be responsible for:

Day to day management of the home and deputise in the absence of the manager
Ensure compliance with Ofsted regulations and partake in inspections
To assist in the development and management of the staff team, carrying out supervisions, inducting new staff and mentor/role model support workers whilst leading and planning shifts
To help represent the home's mission, statement of purpose, vision and values and provide the best possible outcomes for the children and young people
Contribute to care plans, behaviour management plans and risk assessments
Providing care and daily tasks for children and young people
Assisting in organising and participating in various external and internal social, leisure and other activities with the young people

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
The successful Deputy Manager will have:

A minimum of Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care with children and young people (Previously NVQ Level3)
Not essential but desirable – Diploma Level 5 in Leadership and Management (Be prepared to work towards qualification)
Previous experience working with EBD in residential children's homes (minimum one year)
Experience in management role (Senior or Deputy Manager)
Be prepared to work full time including weekends and sleep ins and on-call.

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