Children’s Residential Deputy Manager

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Job Information

Date Posted: 24/01/2024
Closing Date: 31/03/2024
Location: Cullompton, Devon
Job Reference: JOB-1906
Salary: £13.30 per Hour

Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Our Clients are a newly established company dedicated to providing specialised care for children and young people aged 5-17 with social emotional mental health (SEMH)/attachment and trauma needs. With a purpose-designed home, located near Cullompton accommodates a maximum of three children during the day and three children at night, with staffing ratios of 3:3 during the day and 2 [sleeping] staff:3 children at night.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Level 5.
  • Full UK Driving License.
  • At least two years’ experience working within a children’s residential home.
  • Level 3/4 Diploma/QCF in Residential Childcare or equivalent qualification.
  • At least one year’s experience in a senior position supporting and leading team members.
  • Strong leadership skills to effectively supervise and motivate the team.
  • Current knowledge of regulations, legislation, and best practices in childcare and safeguarding.


Hourly Rate:

  • New Deputy: £14.63 per hour (after successful 6-month probationary period) and £13.30 per hour from Day 1 with 1 year+ relevant leadership experience and 2 years+ experience working in a children’s home.
  • Deputy: £15.40 per hour (after successful 6-month probationary period) and £14.00 per hour from Day 1 with 1 year+ Deputy Manager experience in a residential children’s home and 2 years+ experience working in a residential children’s home.

Additional Benefits:

  • Sleep-in payment
  • On Call payment: Full basic hourly rate paid if there is a need for you to attend.