Deputy Manager

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Up to £30,000 + additional £60 for sleep ins
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Manager

About us

At Flourish we are passionate about making a positive change in children and young people’s lives. Our high-quality Children’s Homes provide a stable, caring and therapeutic environment, enabling all those we support to develop, grow and ultimately flourish. We believe our staff are central to helping us achieve this, which is why a career with Flourish will provide you with extensive opportunities, training and development.

Key info

Employment type: Full-time, permanent

Working hours: 37.5 hours, including weekends, evenings and sleep ins.   

Salary: Up to £30,000 (+ additional payments for sleep ins)

Benefits, 22 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday

Location: Cheltenham/Gloucester

Your tasks

  • Work as part of the management team to ensure the welfare of the young people.
  • Work to the Organisations Policies and Procedures
  • Implement care plans and support packages.
  • Promote professional development of staff and carry out staff supervisions.
  • Oversee the day-to-day running of the home.
  • Promote constructive relationships between the Home and the local community and partner agencies.
  • Maintain, support and develop effective liaison with parents, field social workers, schools and other relevant agencies. 
  • To prepare reports on matters concerning the Home and the children/young people.
  • Participate in recreational activities.
  • Understand and implement the use of positive behavioural support strategies in line with professional guidelines
  • Ensure staff rotas are drawn-up and meet the needs of the Home.
  • Responsible for daily budgets.
  • Responsible for all aspects of running the home in the absence of the Registered Manager.
  • To actively promote and support Flourish’s Policies on Equal Opportunities and to work in an anti-oppressive manner.

Your profile

  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 and Ofsted Common Inspection Framework.
  • Proven ability to have a positive and sensitive approach when working with young people.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to the task at hand.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Aged 21 or over.

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