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Deputy Manager - Children's Residential Service posted by Lucam Consultancy

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Market Drayton, Shropshire
£22,300 - £26,000 / year
NHS Band 4

Job Description

Deputy Manager required for a 8 bed service based in the Market Drayton area. (Currently has 2 young people)

Hours: 35hrs pw / shift work + a generous shift allowance £5000

Service: Children’s Residential. The ideal candidate must have level 3 in children and young people or residential childcare + 1 year + senior experience and have their driving licence and own vehicle. Shift pattern is: 5 forty-eight hour shifts (10 sleep ins) {240hours} plus 5.5 hours office time. Totalling 245.5 hours per month. This home is 8 bedded, currently home to 2 young girls. This is a Learning Disabilities provision.

About the role:

Through your oversight you will ensure the delivery of high quality therapeutic care to young people as part of our integrated service offering. In order to achieve this you will hold a comprehensive knowledge of PACE model of therapeutic parenting, along with a comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation's.

You will assist with the responsibility for the recruitment and retention of a large specialised staff team and will have the ability to quickly develop trusting professional relationships. You will role model our values and expected behaviours at all times and work to ensure these behaviours are replicated throughout your team. The organisation values the development and progression of staff, and working alongside our Learning and Development team and the Home Manager you will actively encourage staff progression.

To apply for this role you will need

* NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Children and Young People

* To have previous experience of seniority in a large residential setting

* Have extensive experience of supporting Children with learning disabilities

* Have a thorough knowledge of models of care for children and young people with learning difficulties.

* To hold a full UK driving licence

Experience will be taken into consideration when determining your starting salary and as such may increase the overall package.

This is an exciting role within the organisation and in return for your efforts; the organisation can offer you;

* The opportunity to be part of one of the top 50 fastest growing organisations

* A generous on shift allowance of £5000 on top of your annual salary

* Generous bonus scheme based on the achievement of KPI’s

* Industry leading residential care training

* Enhanced annual leave allowances aligned to length of service

* Pension scheme

* Life insurance

* Many more benefits such as a discounted gym memberships

The nature of this role dictates that the post holder will be subject to an enhanced + barred DBS check. Please note that holding a positive disclosure may not automatically Barr you from working with the organisation however, a full risk assessment will be complete prior to making a recruitment decision.

Please apply below to be considered for this position

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