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Deputy Manager

Reference

PRI46794

Location

Children’s home, Rhonnda Cynon Taff, Wales

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £25,191 per annum plus sleep £35 allowance and overtime if desired

Hours

39 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

We want you to get off to the best start with us so we are giving you £250 when you first start with us and then when you are settled in in 6 months’ time we will give you an extra £250 for your hard work!*

Our Children’s Home situated in Rhonnda Cynon Taff, Wales, is seeking a Deputy Manage to join their team.  Our home supports up to four young people with mild learning disabilities and autism.  As a Deputy Manager at our children’s home, you will work closely with the Registered Manager as a key member of our team providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people.

A Level 3 in Children and Young People qualification is essential for this role and the successful candidate 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 some of the duties of the role you would need to hold a full driving licence.

As a Deputy Manager, you’ll be involved with 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 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.

We use a rota system to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need.  We use a shift rota system which is planned 6 weeks in advance.  This will include working some weekends and bank holidays with an average of 8 - 10 sleep ins per month. 

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.

*Please note, those referred through an agency or a Priory colleague are not eligible for the joining bonus

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 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.

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.

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Job Description

Deputy_Manager.pdf

Closing Date

30/04/2021