Deputy Manager - Margate
We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Manager to join a specialist team at a home that looks after children and young people with Learning Disabilities and Autism within a community.
In the absence of the Home Manager, acting as shift leader for a group of staff and undertake day to day supervision of their work.
Ensuring implementation of a previously agreed activity programme for each young person.
Ensuring individual young people's care, medical, behaviour and communication plans are carried out by all team members.
Ensuring the implementation of policies formulated by the management team of the school.
In discussion with the Home Manager, making and implementing decisions regarding the appropriate care of students, deployment of staff etc, and informing the care management team as appropriate.
Supporting the team of care workers and advising on good working practice.
Intervening when required to diffuse difficult situations or assist care workers in a manner supportive to their role.
Ensuring parents are informed of their child's progress and any issues relating to their child.
Undertaking a keyworker role for specific students.
So, if you are currently working within a care setting looking after adults or children and would like that next step up the career ladder then we would like to talk to you.
The hours for this post include split shifts, some starts from 7.30am, some finishes at 10.00pm and weekend work.
(For this post you will need to be willing to commit to achieving Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare if you do not already have this.)
A competitive salary up to £28,500 is offered.
Start Monday is acting a s a recruitment service in relation to this role.
Please email your CV to apply or call us in complete confidence for an informal chat