Deputy Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
29/11/2020 23:59
£27,741 to £30,451 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Post Number:
Closing date:
29 Nov
Further Information

Please note: the closing date has been extended for this vacancy.

Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council has recently undergone a review of its in house residential provision and model of delivery. This is an exciting time to work for the Council as we embark on the implementation of the review that will increase not only placement capacity, but also the range of placements available.

We are looking to recruit a suitably experienced and highly motivated Deputy Manager, who holds a QCF Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce or equivalent and has worked in a Residential setting with young people who are Looked After.

It is essential that you 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.

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

Additionally, you will be central to assisting the Registered Manager in setting up the home and developing the necessary relationships to enable effective management of the home and the services it intends to deliver.

This post offers a competitive salary and employee benefits including Local Government Pension Scheme, and employee discounts. Unsociability and sleep over allowance is paid where appropriate.

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 Louise Carling, Resource Team Manager, on 01642 527876 or email louise.carling@stockton.gov.uk