Children's Deputy Home Manager
Billericay, Essex, England
My client is a growing organisation offering high quality therapeutic services to children and young people. Due to exciting growth and expansion they are looking for an experienced Deputy Residential Manager for one of their newly established homes and semi-independent units. The role will be to support the children and young people in their day to day living and welfare.
You must have a proven track record of working with young people with emotional difficulties be focused on obtaining the best outcome for each child / young person in the home. Have a comprehensive understanding of all relevant legislation and effectively implement this within the home. You must have worked within a residential childcare setting for a minimum of four years (a minimum of two years in a supervisory role). Hold a professional qualification/s relevant to working with Children and Young People, e.g. Dip.SW, CQSW, NVQ 4 or equivalent.
You will assist in the management of a residential home(s) and linked semi-independent providing accommodation and care for young people between the ages of 10 and 17 years on short or long term placements in accordance with the philosophy and working ethos of my client and in accordance with all relevant legislation.
To assist young people in moving into independent accommodation by preparatory work during their residence and outreach support afterwards. To work at and provide support at the Residential Home and Semi-Independent Unit as required. To undertake such duties as may be required by the Manager, Director of Children’s Services and Directors from time to time.
- £ 23,000 - 26,000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Posted 4 Oct 2017
Closes 4 Nov 2017
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