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Deputy Homes Manager

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 2
  • Location
  • Eastbourne or St Leonards
  • Salary
  • £33,962 - £40,279 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 21/07/2024
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Management
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1451/41348
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1451/41348
  • Number of positions
  • 2
  • Location
  • Eastbourne or St Leonards
  • Salary
  • £33,962 - £40,279 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 21/07/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Management

 

Do you want to make a difference to children in care and help them flourish and achieve their potential?

We have Children’s homes across the county, where vulnerable children live and receive support from a multi-disciplinary team of professionals who are responsible for their welfare. We are looking for Deputy Homes Managers in Eastbourne and St Leonards who can champion excellent care for children as well as support our dedicated staff who work in the homes.

The role will support the Registered Homes Manager in the day to day running of the residential home and the effective deployment, management, training and supervision of staff within the team; and to deputise for the RHM in their absence.

Key tasks of the role include:

  • To contribute to the day-to-day management of the home in line with the requirements of the Ofsted Inspection Framework, the Children’s Homes Regulations and the Quality Standards 2015.
  • You are responsible, together with the Registered Homes Manager, for initiating and implementing robust individual childcare plans and risk assessments in order to keep young people safe in line with the overall looked after child care plan for the young person.
  • To work in partnership with children’s social workers, other multi agency childcare professionals, parents, providers of health and social care services and the community to achieve good outcomes for the young people in your care.

The people we are looking for in this vital position will have:

  • A proven track record in relating to children and young people within a residential setting.
  • QCF level 3 qualification relevant to working with children and young people.
  • Understanding of child development, attachment, trauma and therapeutic parenting

 

We want to make the application process as easy as possible, so please just provide a CV and cover letter that highlights how you meet the key requirements below, as this is what we will be shortlisting on:

  • Significant experience of working in a children’s residential setting.
  • Managerial or supervisory experience.
  • Experience of implementing care plans and actively contribution to safeguarding of children and young people.

 

Interviews will be held in person within 2 weeks of the closing date.

We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact charlotte.deretuerto@eastsussex.gov.uk. to arrange a call.

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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