Deputy Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
16/08/2020 23:59
£26,999 - £29,636 Annually
sleepover allowance of £43.47 per sleepover and unsociability is £1,165.25 per annum (£0.60 per hour)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week, The post holder works as part of a team covering a 24 hour service, 7 days a week; therefore some weekend work will be expected
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
16 Aug
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council and its Children’s Homes workforce is committed to providing care to young people that is; a positive experience, offers stability in a safe and warm environment and allows young people every opportunity to reach their full potential in all areas of their lives.

We are looking to recruit on a permanent basis, suitably experienced and qualified individuals to the post of Deputy Manager across our Children’s Homes. The candidates will also join an already successful Resource Team that is committed to developing and supporting its workforce and maintaining high standards within its Children’s Homes.

We have an experienced and committed workforce and our staff retention is excellent. We strive to offer continuity and stability within our homes for both staff and the young people we care for. The successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate their understanding of the benefits of authentic warmth, nurture and emotional resilience when working with children and young people.

Ongoing training relevant to the post will be available and support will be provided with regular structured supervision and appraisal.

We are seeking applications for this post from individuals who hold a QCF Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce or equivalent and have worked in a Residential setting with young people who are Looked After.

It is essential that the successful applicants have the ability to work directly with young people who present with complex and challenging behaviour and be skilled in assessing risk, care planning and implementing and monitoring strategies and interventions that reduce risk and improve outcomes for young people.

Applicants must be experienced in supporting or supervising other workers in the setting and understand the requirements of the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015, accompanying Quality Standards and Ofsted’s inspection framework.

The successful applicants will be responsible to the Registered Manager and assist in the efficient and effective running of the home.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/jobs.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Glyn Armstrong, Registered Manager, on 01642 524791 or Lisa Freeman, Registered Manager, on 01642 528038.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.