Job Title: Deputy Children’s Home Manager
Salary: £25,000 pro rata
Location: Sherwood, Nottingham
Hours: 40, Mainly Monday- Friday with some flexibility
Fixed Term Maternity Cover
Are you looking to progress your career in Residential Childcare?
Yes? Apply today!
About the Group
Pathway Care Residential is part of the Outcomes First Group, the UK’s largest independent children services group. Pathway comprises of 19 homes throughout the UK, with new homes opening in 2020!
We deliver high quality, person- focused residential care to young people from the age of eight upwards. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.
We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.
About the Home
We are part of Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.
About the Role
Under the direction of the Registered Manager. You will work with up to four young people aged 8 to 18 with learning difficulties behaviours an may display other behaviours including attachment disorders, self-harm, and display challenging behaviour.
Candidates should possess and be able to demonstrate strong management, leadership and organisational skills, together with a relevant NVQ Level 3 or Level 3 Children and Young People’s Workforce Diploma or equivalent qualification. Sufficient experience will also be required to enable you to function at this level. Successful candidates should be willing to pursue and complete further professional training such as the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in Residential Childcare. You must also have an up to date training portfolio and have a good knowledge of Safeguarding children with social, emotional, behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour.
You will also be required to be flexible with the working hours and you may be placed on call. Hours may vary within the week to include weekend and evening cover work as required. Your role may require you to attend evening meetings and shifts.
This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who has aspirations to become a Registered Children’s Homes Manager. The post holder will be responsible for some aspects of management of the home and the team in accordance with Pathway Care Residential policy and procedure guidance.
This position is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave with an ideal start date of Monday, 13 April 2020 until February 2021.
Why work for us?
Be part of the UK’s largest independent children’s services group and receive:
- Career progression opportunities
- Continuous personal development opportunities
- Enrich and improve the lives of our young people
- An interesting and varied career
- Sleep ins are paid £40
- Employee Rewards Hub
- Your Wellbeing Matters
Pathway Care Residential are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.