Children's Home Deputy Manager
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/03/2019 23:59
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Social Care - Children Service
Department: Children's Care
Service Area: Children's service
Salary: GBP 25,463 - GBP 27,358 pending pay award
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contractual Status: Permanent
Applicants will no longer be able to use their North East Jobs account to apply. If you are internal to Middlesbrough Council, you will be required to use your Staff Portal credentials to log in. Alternatively, if you are an external applicant, you will need to register as a ‘new user’, and use the log on credentials created for any future applications.
We are seeking to recruit suitable people to work within our Children's Homes. The homes provide care for a small number of children and young people and are situated in the Middlesbrough area.
We are committed to Restorative Practice when working with young people and their families.
The successful candidates will expected to manager the service in the registered managers absence, complete supervision of staff, experience of delivering training to staff, provide a high quality of care and support, which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, behavioral, health, social and cultural needs of the children and families for whom the home provides a service. This will include working with children with very challenging behaviour, complex emotional problems, mental health disorders and other additional/special needs.
The successful candidates will be based initially in a named Home, but will be expected to be prepared to work in any Middlesbrough Children's Home or Centre as needed, or to work with children who are living in the community or within their own homes.
Have a recognised QCF level 3 diploma in Residential care in working with children and young people or an equivalent qualification.
Experience of working with children and young people
An understanding of child development and challenging behavior
A positive attitude and the ability to work with young people
Prior experience of working in Residential services for young people
Previous experience of supervision of staff
You will also be required to work unsocial hours - including week-ends, bank holidays and nights. A Full UK Driving License is a requirement for this post
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Closing date: Tuesday 26th March 2019 by 12 midnight
This job is closed for applications.