Deputy Manager- Children's Home
Deputy Manager- Children's Home Pathway Care Residential delivers high quality, child-focused residential care placements for young people within 19 homes across the UK. It is no accident that 95% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good. We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills. This is reflected by the accreditation we’ve received from Investors on People and by the longevity of the team here at Pathway Care Solutions. We are part of the National Fostering Agency Group and Acorn Care and education and as such offer a variety of opportunities across the children’s services sectors of care, education and fostering. We are seeking to recruit a Full-Time Deputy Children's Home Manager to work at our home in Stamford, Lincolnshire. Under the direction of the Registered Manager. You will work with up to four young people aged 8 to 18 with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties with attachment disorders, ASD, ADHD and display challenging behaviour. Candidates should possess and be able to demonstrate strong management, leadership and organisational skills, together with a relevant NVQ Level 3 or Level 3 Children and Young People’s Workforce Diploma or equivalent qualification. Sufficient experience will also be required to enable you to function at this level. Successful candidates should be willing to pursue and complete further professional training such as the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in Residential Childcare. You must also have an up to date training portfolio and have a good knowledge of Safeguarding children with social, emotional, behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour. You will also be required to be flexible with the working hours and you may be placed on call. Hours may vary within the week to include weekend and evening cover work as required. Your role may require you to attend evening meetings and shifts. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who has aspirations to become a Registered Children’s Homes Manager. The post holder will be responsible for some aspects of management of the home and the team in accordance with Pathway Care Residential's policy and procedure guidance. Safeguarding is everybody’s business. The welfare and safeguarding of children and young people should be of paramount consideration, whatever your role or level of responsibility is within the organisation. All employees, panel members, independent workers and volunteers are required to ensure compliance with the company’s guidance and policy on safeguarding and are required to attend Safeguarding training appropriate to their level of responsibility.