Children's Home Deputy Manager
Job Title: Deputy Manager
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Hours: 40 hours per week
Are you looking to progress your career in Residential Childcare?
We are seeking to recruit a Deputy Home Manager to work at our home based in Norwich.
Acorn Education and Care are recruiting a Residential Support Worker to join one of our Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) teams within Arnold, Nottingham. Our beautiful and homely residential settings provide 24/7 care for up to three young people. Each child has their own room which they decorate to their individual tastes and cater for their requirements. The children could display a variety of challenges and be verbally or physically aggressive. Therefore, we are looking for enthusiastic and Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.
About the role
We are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our fantastic team at Woodview Children’s Home, based in Arnold, Notthingham. As the Deputy Manager, you will support our Registered Manager in ensuring the smooth operation of the home, helping our children and young people in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, comfortable, and healthy.
This is a great opportunity to continue your leadership career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.
Our Deputy Managers help to ensure our care teams have the structure, resources and motivation needed to provide the individual, bespoke, support required by the children and young people in our care. Alongside the Registered Manager, you will deliver efficient management, delivery, and development of our residential SEMH service, ensuring the highest quality of care and support is consistently given.
Quality is always top of our agenda and we pride ourselves on the quality of what we do. We are looking for a Deputy Manager who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.
Already a Deputy Manager or with previous management experience in a similar 24/7 ASC care setting with ambition to progress, you will bring the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience to ensure a caring, structured service that provides a calm, homely environment.
Qualified in Level 3 Diploma Care Leadership and Management, you will be a calm, engaging, resilient leader able to motivate your team to provide a safe, caring environment where every child can thrive.
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 Education and Care 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.