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Deputy Manager




Children's Home, Usk, Wales

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£24,515.75 per annum plus £35 per sleep in and overtime if desired


39 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Do you have a Level 3 qualification in Children and Young People's Workforce or Children's Residential Childcare?

Do you have previous experience within a residential children's home?

Our children’s home in Usk, Monmouthshire, are seeking an inspirational Deputy Manager to join their team.  Our children’s home is located near the M4/A449 and is a three bed home for young people the age of 8 to 17 who have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. 

Our Deputy Manager's are key members of our team providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people.  As a Deputy Manager you will work with the Registered Manager to support and lead the staff team.

Due to the nature of the home and some of the duties of the role, the successful candidate will need to hold a full driving licence.

As a Deputy Manager, you’ll be doing the following:

  • Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day to day operations of the home
  • Assisting 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
  • Assisting senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
  • Supporting young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour.
  • Support and encourage educational engagement and attainment including homework and behavioural support within the education setting.

We use a rota system which is planned six weeks in advance to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need.  This may include working some weekends and bank holidays. 

This role includes an average of 8 - 10 sleep ins per month paid at an additional rate of £35 per sleep in.  Overtime is also available.

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.  With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

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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 may be requested prior to interview for 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.


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.


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