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Deputy Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/04/2017 12:00
£32,164 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Children and Young Peoples Residential Care, South Shields
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Job details 

Closing date:
3 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information


£32,164 pa (Pay Award Pending)

Would you relish the opportunity to help manage a fully refurbished young people’s home for 13 to 17 year olds with emotional and behavioural difficulties, and lead the development of innovative, outcome-focused approaches to young people’s residential care?

These are exciting times to work in Children and Young Peoples Residential Care with South Tyneside Council. The service is enjoying a considerable financial investment and improving outcomes for young people is a corporate priority. We are seeking a committed, experienced and pro-active Deputy Manager to help us achieve our ambitions for young people.

As the Deputy Manager for the Children’s Home you will support the Registered Manager in ensuring the residential workers are actively taking responsibility for the delivery of high quality care including working directly with children and their families. You will deputise for the Registered Manager in their absence.

About You:
• You will have significant experience of delivering a wide range of interventions with children and young people.
• You have a proven ability to place the child / young person and family at the centre of all practice and decision making.
• You will have significant experience of child protection and working within policies and procedures.
• You have a proven ability to establish working relationships with children, families and partner agencies.
• You will have significant experience of working as a part of a team in a management role.
• You will have a level 3 Children and Young People qualification.
• You will have a qualification in management or be working towards one.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

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