Salary: £27,000 pa.
Plus £64.72 sleep-in payment.
Closing date: 1 January 2021.
Location: Working in our residential children’s home in Darlington.
Hours: Full time over a 7 day rota.
We are a values based charity who is passionate about the people we support. We are seeking to recruit a Deputy Manager to provide high quality care to ‘looked after children’ who may have had numerous placement breakdowns and who can present difficult challenging behaviours.
We are keen to recruit someone with the right values, behaviours and attitudes that can ensure our Charity values are at the heart of everything we do. These are a commitment to quality and providing excellence: showing dignity and respect and treating people we support with compassion as well as having trust and respect for work colleagues.
As a Deputy Manager, you will support and work with the Manager and senior team at an operational and strategic level; deliver excellent high standards of care; provide supervisions and values-led management to our team of Residential Care Officers. You should also be able to demonstrate experience in managing and developing staff, alongside leadership abilities, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
You should hold a Diploma level 3 Health and Social Care, Children and Young People or an equivalent qualification and experience of working in a similar environment.
You will be required to work over a 7 day rota basis including sleep in duties.
We offer a pleasant and supportive working environment and an excellent range of benefits including a competitive salary, 33 days holiday, contributory pension scheme; free life insurance and a free confidential staff support service and a commitment to your professional development with opportunities to progress within the charity.
The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.
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