Deputy Manager to Residential Support Worker

Oakland Recruitment
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Manager to Residential Support Worker

This role is only suitable for someone who has the qualification or the equivalent of:

A NVQ Level 3 / Diploma 3 in Children and Young People (social care pathway)

My client is well-established and strives to provide the best possible care to the children and young people. Due to expansion they are looking for serval residential support workers to work around the Stoke-On-Trent area.

You must have a full UK clean driving licence

You must be flexible to work across different homes if required.

If you don’t have a transferable DBS you will put you forward for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS).

Shift pattern would be live in for 48 hours (start Monday at 8am finish Wednesday at 8am) then 3 days off.

Salary:- £24,669 per annum


  • NVQ4 or equivalent in Care (preferably children and young people,Management Qualification or Recognized Social Work qualification. If not you must be prepared to work towards this.


  • A sound knowledge of childcare and child development developed through working directly with children and young people. (Minimum of 3 years).
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of current child-care legislation.
  • A good understanding of the social and emotional educational cultural and religious and recreational needs of young people and the principles of the 5 outcomes
  • Experience of managing Petty Cash System.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to use the computer and basic packages to produce correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to manage personal and professional boundaries and staff in providing consistent practice in care.
  • Able to take responsibility to the operation of their home in the absence of the Manager.
  • Ability to understand the differing dynamics and distinguish between the differing needs of the individual and the group.
  • Ability to engage in a range of activities to develop and sustain appropriate relationships with young people.
  • Able to organise and prioritise own work and the priorities of the team.
  • Ability to recognise and deal with conflict and challenging situations.
  • Able to use initiative and work autonomously within the boundaries of the role.
  • Ability to constructively engage with and influence a wide network of professionals.
  • Commitment to personally undertake further training and development and a commitment to the training and development of the team.