Job title:                Deputy Home Manager

Location:               Ford, Shrewsbury.

Hours:                    40 hours per week

Salary:                    £27,053 - £30,002 per annum

Contract:               Permanent


We are recruiting compassionate, hardworking and resilient Deputy Home Manager to work alongside the existing team at one of our homes in Ford, Shrewsbury to deliver a high quality of care and support to the children and young people in our care. You will contribute to individual Quality of Life Plans and provide a balanced programme of personal development focusing on social skills, independence and community involvement enabling the young people to achieve their full potential. 

As a Deputy Home Manager you will supervise and motivate a team of Support Workers, whilst also completing a hands on role to ensure the highest quality care and support to the children and young people in our care. You will design, implement and monitor the care and education plans for the people we support to ensure they are on track for positive results. Alongside the everyday care and education of the young people we support, staff may also be involved in activities such as swimming, camping, horse riding, guides, health & beauty and trips away. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who holds supervisory experience and is looking for a new challenge.

You will be contracted to a mixture of shift patterns and office hours amounting to 40 hours per week.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Committed to providing an excellent level of care for our young people
  • Enthusiastic in your approach to tough challenges
  • Assertive in difficult situations
  • Leading, mentoring and motivating staff
  • Providing formal supervisions and managing staff performances 
  • Building effective working relationships with key stakeholders 
  • Deputising for the Home Manager in their absence 
  • Open to new ways of thinking around our therapeutic model and parenting 
  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • A strong communicator with great interpersonal skills
  • Hold a Full driving licence and your own vehicle
  • Flexible in providing consistent support to the young people in our care
  • Seeking career and personal development 
  • Are you ready to transform the life of a young person or child in crisis? Begin your personal journey today with Bryn Melyn Care.

Key Skills Required

  • Hold a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in a supervisory capacity within a children’s residential setting
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal 
  • Able to direct, lead and motivate individuals and the team to deliver positive results 
  • Diligent, enthusiastic and passionate  

At Bryn Melyn Care we are determined to allow our employees the opportunity to develop and progress within our organisation. We have structured development pathways available and we actively encourage all staff to achieve their full potential. We have a professional, friendly and supportive culture company wide. We work together with excellence, integrity and respect to continuously allow better futures for the children and young people that call BMC home. 

We strive for every employee here at Bryn Melyn Care to have nothing but pride when working with us and when supporting our Children and Young People.

Are you seeking that work life balance? 

Are you longing for a vocation not just to a “job”?


  • Entry Level salary of £27,053 - £30,002 per annum.
  • Competitive overtime rates
  • Generous annual leave scheme with enhancements for service
  • Personal Pension
  • Life Assurance (after 12 months service)
  • In-house L&D team offering robust and continuous training
  • 2 week intensive induction and training in PRICE, Foundations for Attachment (including PACE), Emergency First Aid etc.
  • 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme


Bryn Melyn Care (BMC) is part of the Outcomes First Group, we are a leading provider of therapeutic, residential care, independent education and integrated clinical services for children and young people with multiple and complex needs. We deliver a portfolio of specialist services for young people ages 8 – 18+, from crisis and assessment placement, through to long-term placement and preparation for independent living.

At Bryn Melyn Care we are continuously developing services in care and education for children and young people with a range of emotional and behavioural needs (EBD). We have 27 residential homes across Shropshire, North Wales and Powys. Our homes consist of solo bedded homes, multi bedded homes; for up to 2-4 children or young people. We have our own independent Ofsted approved school for our children and young people allowing us to cater to their individual specialist educational needs (SEN).


The closing date for applications is Sunday, 4 July 2021.

For further details and to apply please visit our website at

All applicants are required to complete an application form prior to attending an interview, as part of our commitment to Safer Recruitment. In addition, successful applicants will be required to hold an enhanced plus barred DBS check (which we will pay for). Full employment references are also required and comprehensive background checks completed.

Please note having a positive DBS disclosure result may not automatically bar you from working with our organisation, however, a full risk assessment will be conducted prior to making a decision on the suitability to work with our young people.

Bryn Melyn Care is proud to be an equal opportunities employer & we look forward to welcoming you on board! 

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