Children's Residential Deputy Manager

Bromley, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWHS080421_1617899030
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2021-04-08
  • Location: Bromley, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-07
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruitng for a Deputy Manager role for a Children's home in Bromley.

The candidate is needed to deputy manage a medium sized residential home for young people (male and female) aged 8 to 18 years old. The home consists of 3 separate terraced houses, in London/Kent border. Our clinet specialises in providing medium to long term care and are experienced working with Autism, ADHD and Epilepsy.

Our clients well established home and skilled staff create an environment where the individual needs of children are met to enhance their opportunities, health and wellbeing with the aim of them gaining the skills to maximise their development and lead successful and productive lives.

They provide continuity of care; particularly for those young people who may be experiencing being 'looked after' for the first time; or who may need stabilising before a foster placement or a return home is planned. They have strong links in the local community and will endeavour to encourage all young people to join local clubs and motivate them to take up activities that match their abilities and interests.

Main duties:

  • To assist in the day to day management of the home and to safeguard and promote the welfare of all young people
  • In the absence of the manager, to manage the home efficiently and effectively in all aspects of the day to day running of the home
  • To ensure that the home complies with regulations and work towards meeting the requirements, standards, aims and objectives, policies and procedures of the home
  • To assist in the develop and management of the staff team in working with children with learning disabilities/autistic spectrum disordered children
  • To help represent the home's mission, vision and values at the highest levels and provide best possible outcomes for all children
  • To ensure full compliance with all regulatory bodies, including: Ofsted, Fire Authority, Health and Safety Executive and Environmental Health
  • To deputise in the absence of the manager and to take full responsibility for the home

Skills and experience:

  • 2+ years' experience of working in a deputy manager role
  • Knowledge and working experience of Ofsted reulations and legislation
  • NVQ Level 3 with the willigness to study towards Level 4 and 5
  • Enhanced DBS registered on the updae service
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