Deputy Manager Colne

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Location Colne
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Contract Permanent Full-Time
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Salary £ - £39,000 Upto 39k DOE
Location - Colne
Salary - £ - £39,000 Upto 39k DOE plus time and a third for overtime
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.


  • Competitive pay and sleep-in allowance
  • Enhanced overtime rate of time and a third
  • Access to employee wellbeing programme
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 33 days with 5 years service

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

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

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
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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