Deputy Manager - Children's Residential Services

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £37,336 - £39,186 per annum
  • Location: BEDFORD CLOSE
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week. Consideration will be given for part time working..
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 26/05/2024 at 23:55
  • Reference: CVP 0127

We are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our team that provides residential care to children.

Under the supervision and direction of the Registered Manager, you will be responsible for delivering the highest levels of care and support to children through the provision of leadership, direction and management of Knowsley’s residential services.  To achieve and exceed the highest levels of performance and quality standards, you will have responsibility for delivering childcare that is focused on obtaining the best outcomes for each child within the home.   You will be responsible for managing and developing the delivery of residential services by leading, motivating, organising and ensuring the supervision of a team of staff.  The role also involves ensuing that the home is fully compliant with OFSTED regulations, care home standards and the home’s statement of purpose.

As Deputy Manager you will support the Registered Manager and deputise when the manager is away from the home.  We are proud of our homes in Knowsley and require an innovative deputy who can continue to improve services to our children, young people and families. 

You must hold a NVQ3 in Child Care and be committed to obtaining NVQ 5 in Leadership and Management.  You will have  experience of delivering high quality services to children and families preferably in a residential setting.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief, or identity, recognising the value that diversity brings to our organisation. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and candidates with disabilities as we acknowledge their underrepresentation in our workforce.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.

At Knowsley, we value our applicants and want them to feel well-informed and welcomed. If you have any questions about this specific job role or what it is like to work at Knowsley, please contact Teri Hannon,  Tel: 0151 443 3968 /   

We we will consider requests for flexible working.  For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time

Interview date to be confirmed 

How to apply

Your CV should be tailored to reflect the competencies within the person specification. Please note if a CV does not reflect the person specification it is unlikely to be shortlisted. To upload your CV you will need to click on the link below and create an account with Jobs Go Public if you have not already done so.

You will also be required to input your name and email address and will be invited to complete an equal opportunities questionnaire.


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