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Deputy Manager

Reference

PRI54911

Location

Children's Home Gunnislake hall, Cornwall, PL18

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£24,266.00 per annum

Hours

40 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

If you want to help inspire and change the lives of young people then we want you to become part of our team – apply today.

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed people in the sector.

We provide meals whilst on shift, a joining bonus of £1,000* and when you are in post, you could also earn up to £1,000* when you refer a friend or family member to our organisation through our Cash for Colleagues scheme.

We specialise in high quality residential and educational provisions for children between 7-18 who may have SEMH and /or Autism. Devon & Cornwall Children's Services are looking for Deputy Manager to join their team in the Gunnislake area. 

We are looking for enthusiastic staff to join the team in this new home. We will provide you with a full induction, competency and growth framework. This framework will ensure that you have competent training, mentoring and supervision to provide you with a chosen career path within social care which will be recognised with an attractive pay progression.

The role involves providing support to the Registered Manager along with the ability to run shifts including organising, monitoring and evidencing young people's activities. You will also support in the supervision of a small team of residential support workers which includes mentoring, supervision meetings and training.

Aspris Children's Services currently have two educational settings, Quay View School and Tor View School, and four Children's Homes in Tavistock, Gunnislake and Okehampton.

What we'd like from you:

  • Hold a strong ethos where safeguarding is paramount
  • Act calm under pressure and be an excellent communicator
  • Offer a high degree of flexibility
  • Hold a minimum Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce and be prepared to work towards Level 5 Diploma
  • Hold previous experience in a care setting, particularly working with Special Education Needs or residential child care
  • Hold previous knowledge of budgets, monitoring and auditing along with previous experience at a supervisory or senior level.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their full potential.

This role includes weekends and evening work.You also may be required to work at one of our other homes and so own transport is essential for this post.

 

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

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

Deputy_Manager.pdf

Closing Date

31/12/2021