We are working with a Residential school in Thanet, with 7 different homes on the site. We are looking to recruit a deputy manager for one of the homes, and you will be responsible for assisting the Home Manager in organising and managing a group of staff working in one of the care teams. They will be required to support the Home Manager in arranging and managing the care of the children and administration of the team.
The role is 40 hours per week, and 52 weeks of the year. The shift pattern will include nights, weekends and you will be part of the rota to a certain extent. It is the perfect role for a candidate who is ready for the next step up in their role.
In the absence of the Home Manager, acting as shift leader for a group of staff and undertaking day to day supervision of their work.
Ensuring the implementation of a previously agreed activity programme for each young person.
Ensuring individual young people’s care, medical, behaviour and communication plans are carried out by all team members.
Ensuring the implementation of policies formulated by the management team of the school.
The successful candidate MUST have 3 Years working with children/people with severe learning difficulties and/or autism, or with other children/people in a residential setting.
Two years as above, plus the Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare
Please note post holders must be willing to commit to obtaining the Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare within 2 years of the start of their employment if not already obtained
You MUST be aware and have knowledge of the needs of children with learning difficulties and autism.
You must be both physically and emotionally robust.
Candidates are shortlisted according to these stated criteria. Please send your most recent version of your CV as soon as possible.