Role:                Deputy Manager

Region:            Grantham, Lincolnshire

Salary:             Up to £29,500.00 per annum

Hours:             40 hours per week

Are you passionate about working with vulnerable adults?

Do you want to progress your career in Residential Care?

Yes? We want you!

About the Group

We are part of Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

Acorn Care and Education is part of the Outcomes First Group.

About the Home

Due to growth within the company, we have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join Hazel House.

Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning. 

About the Role

As a Deputy Home Manager you will be responsible for the care of the young people who may display challenging behaviours and may have mild-moderate learning difficulties.

The successful candidate will support the registered manager in managing the 3 care teams (2 days and 1 night). Through supporting the manager, the care teams and the young people, you will be able to achieve the best outcomes for our residents, whilst providing a safe and secure environment and maintaining Ofsted and Quality Care Standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coach and develop the team to maximise their performance and potential and work effectively together to deliver the best outcomes
  • Enable the young people to fulfil their potential through structured education, care and wellbeing interventions that are relevant to their needs
  • Support placement plans building relationships and gaining best outcome agreements with local authorities
  • Manage the home in line with the allocated budget
  • Support and manage all referrals and assessments within the home

Essential Criteria

  • Qualified or working towards Diploma Level 5 in Leadership and Management (or equivalent) 
  • Experience of working with and managing challenging behaviour
  • Proven track record of managing people and performance
  • Ability to work across and support the management of a 24/7 operation
  • Attained a Level 3 Diploma in Adult Health and Social Care (or equivalent)

Why work for us?

Be part of the UK’s largest independent children’s services group and receive:

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Continuous personal development opportunities
  • Enrich and improve the lives of our young people
  • An interesting and varied career
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • 'Your Wellbeing Matters'

Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for

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