Deputy Manager - Children's Services

10.30 GBP Hourly
12 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Job Type
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Deputy Manager required for a well-established Children's Services on the outskirts of Ross-on-Wye
You will hold a level 3 or 4 NVQ / QCF qualification in Children & Young People's Workforce, or equivalent
This is a great opportunity to join us during a time of continued growth, along with the chance to flourish within a well established service
This comes under our Greenfields umbrella, providing nurturing placements for Young People aged between 10-18 years with emotional & behavioural difficulties
Interviews being held ASAP

Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Young People's lives? Would you say your best traits were your positivity, managerial flair, friendliness and innovativeness? How would you like to work in a person-centred environment where you can utilise these attributes within a company offering career progression, competitive earnings and excellent training? It sounds like a career as a Deputy Manager in care could be for you!

Offering a superior service within Children's Residential Care, a warm welcome awaits you at Greenfields, a division of CareTech specialising in support for young people with emotional and behavioral difficulties. Due to expansion of our established service in the Ross-on-Wye area, we are seeking a caring, compassionate and committed Deputy Manager to shape the team and provide the support that allows our amazing young people to lead ordinary lives.

Whilst the role of Deputy Manager offers variety, superb progression opportunities and training, it takes a courageous and committed individual to really succeed at the role. We are seeking candidates who have experience working with children and young people as a Senior Support Worker or Team Leader, whilst a positive attitude, friendly persona and a caring nature are an absolute must.

At CareTech, we have over 250 Services as far North as Inverness and as far South as Kent, and all areas in between. We are seeking a Deputy Manager to join us in our Ross on Wye based home and make a real difference to young people's lives. We are looking for enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do!

Our young people have varied likes and interests, whether this be trains, cooking, art or going to the cinema; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.

Why CareTech?

* We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
* We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
*We have a proven progression path - most of those who started as Support Workers are now Residential Managers
* We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme
* We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector

This is a great opportunity to join us - if you are caring, compassionate and a good communicator and would like to commit to the first stage of the process, get in touch today!

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us. Under the Equality Act 2010, some posts may have a minimum age requirement, based on the age of the oldest child within the service you are applying for.

CareTech is an equal opportunities employer and will invite disabled applicants to contact us to identify any additional support that they may require throughout the recruitment process.

Due to the volume of applications, if you do not receive an invitation to interview within 14 working days, then consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion, however we have other services you may be suitable for in surrounding areas for the roles below: Support Workers, Team Leaders, Deputy Managers, Residential Managers and Supervising Social Workers.