We are looking for a new Deputy Manager for a children's service based in Swindon.
You will be Deputy Manager within a small nurturing Children`s Home. You will be responsible for assisting in the managing of all aspects of running the Home, for medium to long term planned placements and respite breaks (emergency short-term placements are also occasionally accommodated) to ensure young people are supported and prepared to move on to independent living.
You will be accountable to the Registered Manager. You will be supported by Senior Support Staff and all the staff team and play a vital role in the day to day management and leadership of the home.
You will ensure that high levels of emotional and physical care, appropriate activities, comfortable accommodation and the service of keyworkers are planned, provided and applied in accordance with home`s Procedures and Strategies.
You must demonstrate emotional sustainability, sound partnership practice, verbal and written communication techniques, the ability to form lasting relationships, commitment to working issues through, to be tenacious in working in a planned way to achieve the best outcomes for the young person through establishing small achievable targets.
Qualifications: To be NVQ Level 3 qualified in Residential Childcare and agree to undertake NVQ Level 5 in Residential Childcare once induction period is completed.
Please apply today, or, email .