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Date Added: Wed 22/11/2023

Deputy Manager

Ashford, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum

I have an exciting opportunity for someone to join a flourishing children's residential home as their Deputy Home Manager in Ashford, Kent.

Your role will be to support the manager in the day-to-day running of the service, which supports young people between the ages of 8 - 17 with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties (EBD), working for a provider that puts the outcomes of the people they support at the very forefront of what they do.

Are you a passionate and inspirational support worker within children's residential services looking for a move into a Deputy role?

Salary: £30,000 - £34,000 (no sleep-ins required!)

Location: Ashford, Kent

Hours: Full-time / Permanent

Shift pattern: 39 & 45 hour contracts available - Rolling rota


  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • PerkBox Employee benefits
  • Bluelight Card
  • Casual dress code
  • Company pension
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Access to discounts for shopping outlets, restaurants and cinemas
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

As a Deputy Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day-to-day operations of the home
  • To assist the management team with the supervision of junior staff
  • Inducting new staff into the home procedure and culture
  • Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people's physical, behavioural and emotional needs.
  • Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
  • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, and promoting independence and social behaviour.


  • NVQ or QCF Level 3 in Children & Young People's Residential Services or equivalent is ESSENTIAL
  • Experience as a Deputy Manager or a Senior in a Children's Residential Support Work environment is ESSENTIAL
  • You must hold a Full UK Driving Licence as you will be required to transport the young people from time to time
  • You must be over the age of 21
  • Willingness to work towards or already completed the Level 5

If you are passionate about the lives of young people and want to make a real difference, supporting young people with EBD, whilst developing your career path within health & social care as a Deputy Manager - this is the job for you!

Click apply today!!

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