Deputy Manager

Bright Horizons
Wilmslow, UK
17 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Bright Horizons Nurseries, awarded "Great Place to Work" for 13 years are currently recruiting for a Deputy Manager to join our Summerfields nursery in Wilmslow.
The role is working full time.

As a Deputy Manager working with us, you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.
93 % of our employees agree that "When I look at what we accomplish I feel a sense of pride"

Your role as Deputy Manager will include;
- Support staff retention and team building through effective communication, supporting to succession plan and encourages team engagement
- Spend time role modelling within the staff teams to reflect on practice and improve the quality of care and education
- Support the NM to conduct yearly performance appraisals establishing training and development needs including supervisions and regular one to ones
- Demonstrate the HEART principles in everyday working life
- Work with the NM, RM, external agencies and BHFS support teams collaboratively
- Always considering a BOLD customer proposition and offering unique experiences for our parents and children to achieve parent retention
- Support the promotion of parent partnership by playing an active part in the parent advisory committee to facilitate communication, share information, and allow parent input
- Establish an open forum for communication with staff and parents and respond to any feedback, addressing any issues
- Actively promote and support charities including The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children
- Understand the importance of keeping everyone safe and act as a designated person for safeguarding children in the absence of the NM
- Encourage an action learning environment to develop an open thought process where all ideas are valued

"5 out of 6 employees would recommend Bright Horizons as a Great Place to Work!"

You may have experience of the following: Nursery Manager, Assistant Manager, Senior Room Leader.

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent' under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.

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