Deputy Manager (maternity cover) 1 year

Everyone deserves an incredible future - become a Deputy Manager with Options Autism, and continue working towards yours!

Role: Deputy Manager

Salary: £35,000.00 per annum

Hours: 40 hours per week on a 7 day rota

Location: Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire

Contract: Fixed Term - 12 months

Essential: A full driving licence and the Right to Work in the UK

Options Barton School is a specialist 38 bed registered Children’s home and school. We support Children and Young People from the ages of 8 - 19 build incredible futures by giving them opportunities, developing their life skills and personal interests. 

This home is based in Barton-upon-Humber and is within commuting distance from Scunthorpe, Grimsby, Doncaster, Hull and surrounding towns.

Options Autism is a national provider of specialist education, care and therapeutic services for children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. We provide a person-centred approach to education and care, looking at the full needs of the individual and adapting our approach accordingly.

Job Summary and Duties

The Deputy Manager is a key position within the service, reporting directly to the Registered Manager. The Deputy is required to take full responsibility for the management of the Children’s Home in the absence of the Registered Manager and to ensure that the highest quality of care and support is provided to all children within the home whilst ensuring the home and staff work in accordance with Company policies, procedures and practices and the standards set by the Regulatory Body.

This role is offered on a full time, fixed term basis, working a rota pattern, plus on-call duties, flexibility is essential to meet the needs of the business.

Your day to day duties as Deputy Manager will involve:

  • Supervising care staff and take charge of the Home in absence of the Registered Manager and ensure the Home meets the Regulatory Body requirements at all times
  • Safeguard Service Users within the Home and take lead on safeguarding issues in absence of the Registered Manager
  • Work with the team and ensure that referrals and applications are made as and when necessary
  • Work positively and effectively with relatives, advocated and others involved with the Service Users
  • Provide direct care and supervision, as required, to Service Users in the home

Key Skills Required

  • Effective leadership skills with the ability to motivate and manage both teams and individuals
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding procedures and relevant Regulatory body regulations

Why join Options Autism?

Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Up to 39 days annual leave each year (25 base entitlement + 1 One moment in time + 8 bank holidays + ability to buy up to 5 extra days)
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS


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