Deputy Manager

We currently have vacancies in the following areas:

NORTH

CENTRAL

SOUTH

Macclesfield

Hemsworth

Hereford

Redhill

Hampshire

Salary: Competitive & Dependent on Experience
Hours: 40 hours per week
Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes

We currently have Deputy Manager vacancies at some of our residential children’s homes.

Compass Children’s Homes is an independent social care provider with an excellent reputation for providing high quality and tailored packages of care for young people.

The role of the Residential Deputy Manager will be to assist in leading a team of up to fifteen staff members in meeting the needs of vulnerable young people. These young people will require high levels of supervision and support in terms of developing skills for independent living, support with education, training or employment, emotional support and guidance. The role will also involve the successful candidate providing shift cover during a working week and if applicable at times of staff illness, annual leave etc.
This role will best suit an individual who has a minimum of one years experience as a senior residential worker of working with vulnerable young people or looked after children in a care setting. Successful candidates will have a passion for improving the potential life outcomes for vulnerable young people and will have an anti-discriminatory approach to their work.
You will hold a Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care or higher/equivalent and be willing to complete level 5 diploma in leadership & management within 12 months of taking up the post, you should also be experienced in supervising, guiding and supporting other members of staff, managing budgets, completing detailed analytical reports and have a sound working knowledge of The Children’s Act 1989, The quality standards, Children’s homes regulations 2015, Working Together 2010/13 and all other current legislation that is needed to operate successfully at a ‘Good’/’Outstanding’ level as dictated by OFSTED.

Compass Children’s Homes will supply excellent support and professional supervision as well as regular training opportunities and the opportunity to undertake further qualifications. This exciting opportunity offers the right candidate the opportunity to work for an independent provider, therefore, we are inviting applications from individuals who would be willing to strive towards the Compass ethos & culture, that is committed to staff development, staff retention and equality of opportunity.

If you are experienced in working alongside young people and want to be part of an energetic team with commitment to making a difference then applicants will need to demonstrate a real passion for working with children and be committed to the demands of the residential sector.

Compass Community is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all post are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

The successful applicants will be appointed subject to references, enhanced DBS and screening. This post requires a driving license and you must be aged 22 and above.

Please note that Compass reserves the right to close this vacancy early upon receipt of sufficient applications.

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