Deputy Manager

ISP Recruitment
£10 - £10.50/hour
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time
At PH Care we have an established client who are currently looking to recruit for an experienced Deputy Manager. This organisation has many children’s residential settings all over the UK, and specialise in providing services to vulnerable children and young people with EBD, complex needs and special educational needs.

The successful candidate will be working within one of our client’s children’s home in Wolverhampton, alongside with their dedicated and committed team. The client is looking for an experienced and hardworking assistant manager to support the home manager and provide a high quality care for the young people.

Based in Wolverhampton

Temporary (5 months)

Part Time: 16 hours a week

Salary: £10ph - £10.50ph


To support the home manager to provide professional support, guidance and supervision to a team of residential child care practitioner and be responsible for the day to day management of the home in the absence of the home manager.

Ensure that the vision, values, policies and ethos of the client are promoted and adhered to.

Assist the home manager to identify, report and manage current and emergent risks within the Home, including those that may impinge upon safeguarding and statutory compliance or inspection rating. Devise and direct improvements to mitigate risks.

Assist the home manager to ensure effective working relationships with all relevant Local Authority staff and social workers, and with all other relevant statutory agencies, e.g. police, child protection and CAMHS.

Assist the home manager to ensure that all of the client’s requirements for data capture and the use of management information systems are met.

Assist the home manager to ensure the home provides and maintains the highest levels of therapeutic care and service in accordance with the legislative framework, company procedures, ethos and policy.

Assist the home manager to ensure the safety of all children and staff, and that safeguarding practice, procedures and recording meet all regulatory requirements and professional expectations.

Assist the home manager with the implementation of the relevant plan for each child or young person, to monitor progress against the relevant plan and ensure it is reviewed as necessary

Assist the home manager to manage effectively and efficiently all allocated resources of the home, both human and financial.

Assist the home manager to ensure effective maintenance of all documented procedures for tasks that deliver statutory compliance.

Assist the home manager to ensure continual quality improvement to achieve and maintain an Ofsted rating of Good or Outstanding.

You will need to have:

Hold on appointment or complete within 3 years from the date of appointment Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare or a qualification which the client considers to be equivalent to the Level 5 Diploma

Within the last 5 years, worked for at least 2 years in a position relevant to the residential care of children and young people

Worked for at least one year in a role requiring the supervision and management of staff working in a care role

If you are interested in this position or know of someone who might be, then please apply for this position or alternatively you can call us on (Apply online only)