Deputy Manager – Swindon

Deputy Manager – Swindon

Salary: Up to £32,000

Hours: Full time (40 hrs per week)

Locations: Swindon


Here at Compass, we are looking for a Deputy Manager who knows how to make a house, a home.

We understand that a child’s emotional development can depend on their age, ability and experience, but most importantly the access to a significant person in their life. A person who can help shape their future.

Could this be you?

In order to be successful in your application you will be subject to a rigorous safer recruitment process, subject to references and enhanced DBS check. As a member of staff, you must adhere to a strict code of conduct regarding your behaviour at all times.

Why work for Compass?


Competitive salary, reviewed against industry standard.


Compass homes are decorated to the highest standard, allowing children to express their characters, feel safe and enrich their lives.


Get cashback on health and medical bills through Medicash, as well as the chance to win up to £150 in vouchers every month from our REACH Awards.


A great work/life balance. Flexible working patterns, with two weekends off in every three.


Excellent training opportunities and the chance to undertake further qualifications to support your career progression.

Your tasks will be

Teach independence

Using life skills, you will assist with the care of our children and young people, including practical aspects such as cooking and cleaning.

Make a difference

You will be committed to making a difference, supporting children and ensuring their education is supported.

Build relationships

You will create positive relationships with the children, meeting their needs and safeguarding them at all times.

Give Structure

Consistency and organisation skills are key. You will create timetables, setting boundaries and expectations for the young people.

Support Behaviour

You will meet a variety of children and young people, some of whom may require high levels of supervision and support.

Support Staff

Supporting residential workers with staff supervisions, leading shifts, ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments and rotas

We need you to have

Driving License

You must be aged 22 or older

Level 3 NVQ in Children and Young People

At least 3 years experience within Residential Childcare and working alongside young people

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