We are looking for a dynamic, passionate and motivational leader to undertake the role of Deputy Manager for our Children's Home in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire.
As a Deputy Manager at our children’s home you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centered support and care to our young people. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with our young people, supporting them to achieve their potential and explore new opportunities and interests. Participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.
Due to the remote location of the home you would need to have a driving license and your own vehicle.
As a Deputy Manager, you’ll be doing the following:
• Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day to day operations of the home • To assist the management team with the supervisions of the staff team • Inducting new staff into the homes procedure and culture • Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people’s physical, behavioural and emotional needs. • Be the young person’s champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential • Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour. • You will be assigned a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies • Support and encourage educational engagement and attainment including homework and behavioural support within the education setting.
A Level 3 in Children and Young People qualification is essential for this role and you should be willing to study towards the Level 5 Diploma. Successful applicants will need to have previous experience of working with young people with Social, Emotional and Behavioural difficulties.
A family is 24/7 and so are we. We use a rota system to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need. As a Deputy Manager, in our Home you can you should be happy to work a shift rota system. Your Benefits
• Priory Perks reward and discount scheme • Comprehensive induction • Pension scheme • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check • Employee Assistance Programme • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression • Employee recognition scheme
Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.
For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.