Deputy Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/07/2024 23:59
Hours per week:
Full Time
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
16 Jul
Further Information

Middlesbrough Council are seeking to appoint a Deputy Manager, where you will have the opportunity to channel your skills and passions in a rewarding career.

We have a fabulous opportunity to work in our residential homes for children and young people aged between 8 and 18 years old. Who for a variety of reasons, cannot currently live with the families.

The successful candidates will be based in a named home or service but will be expected to be prepared to work in any Middlesbrough Children’s Home or service as needed, or to work with children who are living in the community or within their own homes.

About you

Are you passionate, motivated, have a restorative approach and excellent verbal and written skills? Do you have experience of supervising staff, creating care plans and safety plans? Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with children and young people in a similar setting? If so, we would like to hear from you.

You will be committed to providing a high quality of care and support, which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, behavioural, health, social and cultural needs of the children and families for whom the home provides a service. This will include working with children with challenged behaviour, complex emotional problems, mental health disorders, and other additional needs.

Applicants must:

Have a recognised QCF Level 4 diploma in Residential Care in working with children and young people or an equivalent qualification. Or a willingness to undertake.

Experience of managing challenging situations.

Have a full UK Driving License.

Experience of partnership working.

Have an understanding of child development and challenging behaviour.

A positive attitude and the ability to work with children and young people in a trauma informed way.

Meet the essential criteria of the job description and person specification.

About the Team

You will be part of one of our fabulous teams, who are super passionate about achieving the best outcomes for children and young people. The team have a range of backgrounds, experience, and a can-do attitude.

We are creative, problem solvers, innovative, and we will build on your already excellent skills.

Moreover, MBC opens doors to world of professional development and lifelong learning. From specialised training courses to networking events, you’ll have access to a wealth of resources that sharpen your skills and expand your horizons.

Working Hours

You will be required to work unsocial hours, and this will be on a rota basis. Including weekends, bank holidays, and sleep ins and nights where applicable.

Successful Applicants

Those who are invited for an interview will be required to bring a full working history and DBS identification.

For further information please contact Jade Pybus, Children’s Residential Home Manager by emailing Jade_Pybus@middlesbrough.gov.uk.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Please note
This job is closed for applications.