Assistant Manager - Ref: CH05821

Walsall, West Midlands
Grade: G9 £33,782 - £38,890 per annum plus 5% sleeping allowance and on call allowance
17 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
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How many hats can you wear in a day?

Are you resilient, robust and resourceful? Honest, reliable, compassionate? Flexible, fun and hard-working?  If your answer is yes then we would like you to consider a career in children’s residential services.

For us no two days are the same, for example tonight involves:

  • Helping cook the tea
  • Helping with homework
  • Playing football in the garden

But tomorrow may bring:-

  • Attending meetings
  • Addressing challenging behaviour
  • Writing reports

So if the hat fits, read on...

We have the following opportunity at Redruth Children’s Home in Walsall:-

Assistant Manager - Ref:  CH05821                  
Grade: G9 £33,782 - £38,890 per annum plus 5% sleeping allowance and on call allowance

Supporting the registered manager you will manage a team that will contribute to the day to day positive outcomes for children and young people across all areas of their development, encouraging children to develop a positive sense of self and individual identity.  You will ensure the implementation of sound child care practices and ensure the application of professional standards, guidance and local policy and procedures.

Successful candidates will need to to hold a professional qualification relevant to working with children, which must be at a minimum level three. In addition to this qualification, you must have substantial experience working with children within a residential setting alongside experience of supervising residential staff.

If you would like an informal chat about the position, please call Lois Stevens on 01922 650308

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people and vulnerable adults. 

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th December 2021.

Closing Date: Friday 26th November 2021.

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