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Childrens Homes | Management
Daventry, Northamptonshire
£32,376 - £36,761 per annum (Inclusive of attendance bonus and on call allowance)
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Job role: Deputy Home Manager

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Daventry, Northamptonshire

Salary: £32,376 - £36,761 per annum (Inclusive of attendance bonus and on call allowance)

What you’ll bring:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience working with Children and Young People in a Residential setting
  • Recent experience working either as a Children's Home Deputy Manager or as a Senior Children's Residential Support Worker in a Children's Home
  • Minimum QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare or equivalent (In line with Ofsted requirements)
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to completing QCF Level 5 Children, Young People and Families Manager qualification
  • Flexibility to cover shifts in line with the needs of the home
  • A full UK Driving Licence

What can Homes2Inspire offer you?

  • To be a part of a supportive team that provides a safe and loving home for children and young people
  • Attendance bonus scheme offers earning potential of an additional £1400 per annum
  • Learning & Development - Funded 3-week initial training course and access to a wide prospectus of training and development opportunities to support continued development, including the opportunity to complete QCF Level 5 Children, Young People and Families Manager
  • Awards & Recognition - From Long Service Awards to Non-Absence Awards, we recognise the hard work and effort our people put and ensure we reward where we can
  • Medicash - claim back an annual cost of everyday healthcare, such as dental, optical treatment and specialist treatment for yourself and your family members
  • Wellbeing Support - Employee Assistant Program (EAP) 24/7 access to support via phone, sms, whatsapp and live chat. 8 free counselling sessions/short-term solutions provided. There is also an internal health and wellbeing team who are on hand and available to provide professional help and support during difficult times
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where employees can earn a £500.00 bonus every time for referring the right candidate to us
  • Shopping, Cinema and Holiday discounts – you can also sign up to the Blue Light discount card for £4.99 for 2 years to access additional online and retail savings
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – A cost-effective solution to getting new cycling equipment
  • Subsidised days out and activities with our young people
  • Meals included during shifts

Homes2Inspire provide homes and services that are nurturing, warm and welcoming. Our caring staff teams are committed to providing safe, well-planned care to children and young people who have often faced real challenges in their early years.

It is essential that the Deputy Home Manager has experience of working with children in a residential setting, we welcome experienced Senior Support Workers or Team Leaders who are looking for the next steps in their career as well as existing managers who are looking for a new role in a reputable company

The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the Registered Home Manager and deputise for them during absence periods. This will include all aspects of the day to day running of the Children’s Home ensuring and promoting the safeguarding of children and young people. The Deputy Home Manager will be expected to work with the children and young people on a daily basis to ensure they are provided with the best possible care, as well as maintain the management of the home and complete office-based work.

Each service within Homes2Inspire is unique, but united in the belief that every child and young person deserves the best possible start in life. For further information please visit our website

Please note:

  • All successful candidates will be subject to a vetting process in line with safer recruitment requirements. This includes right to work checks, Enhanced DBS Check for Children and Adults workforce (H2I will cover the cost of this check) and satisfactory reference checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.
  • Shaw Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.
  • We are not able to support visa sponsorship applications.

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Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.