Deputy Manager Cannock

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Location Cannock
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Contract Permanent full-time
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Salary £ - £39,000 Upto £39k DOE this includes sleep in allowance (£70.47 per sleep-in with an average of 11 per month)
Location - Cannock
Salary - £ - £39,000 Upto £39k DOE this includes sleep in allowance (£70.47 per sleep-in with an average of 11 per month)
Excellent opportunity for an experienced, qualified candidate to join the team in one of our children's residential homes. We are a rapidly expanding organisation who are currently offering a very competitive salary plus benefits including a quality bespoke training package and generous remuneration for sleep-in shifts. We specialise in supporting Children and Young People who have suffered early life trauma, neglect or abuse and may display challenging behaviours.

The main duties of this role include:

  • To lead the team to deliver high quality care to our young people
  • To ensure that all risks are safely managed in line with the company policies and procedures
  • To communicate effectively with the team regarding the plans for the day
  • To review the young people's care plans and other associated documentation
  • To undertake an in-depth quality and bespoke training package
  • To attend/chair staff meetings and be proactive in developing and improving the service model
  • To act as an advocate for the young person whilst using a positive parenting model
  • To work with young people using positive support strategies including de-escalation tools and techniques using in-house training (PRICE)
  • To provide support to the Manager in order to complete day to day tasks
  • To run the home in the absence of the Manage
  • To complete on-call duties as and when required

Job Requirements::

  • To provide positive parenting
  • To have exceptional communication skills
  • To have sound working knowledge of current legislation e.g., Childrens Homes Regulations 2015 (including quality standards)
  • To provide support and positive role modelling to the staff team (including completing supervisions)
  • Must be prepared to complete Diploma Level 5 Childrens Residential Care
  • To be open minded, empathetic in a calm and professional manner
  • To attend meetings etc on behalf of the Manager in a professional manner

Essential Requirements::

  • Must have a full manual driving licence
  • Must be fully flexible and have the ability to work unsociable shift patterns
  • Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or equivalent
  • The desire to develop into a Registered Childrens Home Manager
  • To participate in further continuing professional development support the needs of our young people
  • To have a clear passion and desire to support children and young people
  • To be active member of a progressive and committed team
If you would like to work for a professional and passionate company who has the interests of their children/young people and employees at heart. If you have personal passion and drive to make the difference to the lives of children and young people, then please apply today!

First Blue is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.
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