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Deputy Manager

Reference

PRI34428

Location

Children's Home, Ferryside, Wales

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

up to £25,191 per annum plus sleep in allowance or £35.

Hours

39 hours per week.

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

Our Children’s Home is situated near Ferryside, Wales, is seeking a Deputy Manager. This is a three bedded home for young people with complex needs. As a Deputy Manager at our children’s home, you will be a key member of our team providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people and staff along with the Registered Manager.

Level 3 in Children and Young People qualification is essential for this role and you should be willing to study for the Level 5 Diploma. Successful applicants will need to have previous experience of working with young people with Social, Emotional and Behavioural difficulties. Due to the nature of the home  and role you would need to have a full driving licence.

As a Deputy Manager your duties will include:

  • 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 supervisions of junior staff
  • Inducting new staff into the homes procedure and culture
  • Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people’s physical, behavioural and emotional needs.
  • Be the young person’s champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
  • 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, promoting independence and social behaviour.
  • You will be assigned a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies
  • Support and encourage educational engagement and attainment including homework and behavioural support within the education setting.

A family is 24/7 and so are we. We use a rota system to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need.

As a Deputy Manager, in our Home you should be flexible to work a shift rota system planned 6 weeks in advance. This will include working some weekends and bank holidays. On average 8-10 sleep in’s per month.

Due to the nature of this role you must hold a full driving licence with access to  a car.

What we offer:

  • 33 days annual leave (Inc. bank holidays)
  •  Full training
  •  On-going training and Career progression
  •  Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  •  Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  •  Online benefits and cash back rewards
  •  Cycle to work scheme
  •  Dental Insurance
  •  Travel Insurance
  •  SMART Pension option
  •  Healthcare Cash Plan
  • £1000 monthly lotto

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

Job Description

Deputy_Manager.pdf

Closing Date

28/02/2020