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Date Added: Wed 23/08/2023

Deputy Home Manager

Littlehampton, BN17, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £34000 - £37000/annum

Looking for a fulfilling and rewarding career in the childcare sector? Look no further! We are currently seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to join our team as a Deputy Manager at our Brand New Ofsted registered children's home.

As the Deputy Manager, you will play a critical role in ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the home and providing high-quality care and support to our young residents. You will work closely with the Manager to lead and manage the staff team, ensuring that all policies and procedures are followed, and that the home remains fully compliant with Ofsted regulations.

Our client is an established residential provider who provide quality therapeutic care to enable growth in the young people they work with. They work therapeutically with children and young people who have experienced abusive, neglectful, and / or chaotic and traumatic situations, and who need specialised professional support in learning how to cope with the pressures and demands of day-to-day living before they can be expected to survive and thrive in a family-based placement.

About You.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in childcare and have experience working in a similar setting. You should be passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people, and have a keen understanding of the challenges facing children in care. You should also be a strong communicator, able to build positive relationships with staff, residents, and 3rd parties.

Knowledge (Essential)

* Working knowledge of Child Protection & Safeguarding

* Knowledge of the mental health needs of children and adolescents

* Knowledge of the Children Act & Children's Homes Regulations

* Understanding and knowledge of Therapeutic Approach to Childcare.

Personal Qualities (Essential)

* Commitment to continued professional and personal development

* Calm, approachable manner, adaptable and non-judgemental

* Commitment to equal opportunities and valuing diversity

* Able to demonstrate Resilience in challenging situations

* Reliable, flexible and committed to high standards


We offer a competitive salary, ongoing training and development opportunities, and the chance to work with a supportive and dedicated team.


Fantastic opportunity to support vulnerable children and take a lead role within a well-established and reputable company.


Meals on shift.


Genuine day to day support for your own well-being.


Good work life balance.


Brilliant working ethos with strong, forward thinking therapeutic support


Excellent Salary


Referral programme


Company Pension


On-site parking

If you're looking for a new challenge and want to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable young people, we want to hear from you! To apply, please submit your CV now
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