Job Title: Assistant Manager
Salary: £27,041 - £31,346
Full-Time: 37 Hours
Vale Lodge, a children’s home for 4 young people who have learning disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder.
Our home operates 24-hour care with staff working a rota system which will ensure that young people receive consistency and warm care to support in all aspects of their well-being.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative and experienced Assistant Manager who will be part of the Home's management team to walk this journey with us, to be motivated in putting the needs of our young people first and be ambitious to develop practices and work responsively to support young people in achieving their potential.
The main duty is to support the team in providing a caring, nurturing and loving home environment for our children whilst encouraging independence and choice.
Expectations of this role include:
•You are expected to develop safe, professional supportive and nurturing relationships with the young people.
•You will be inspiring and mentoring team to ensure they are meeting and exceeding the emotional support of young people in our care.
•You will be expected to demonstrate a good understanding and experience of working in a care home setting for children and young people with learning difficulties
•You will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the regulatory process
•Excellent knowledge of children's homes' legislation and OFSTED standards.
•Children's home Team Leader/Assistant Manager in a setting for children with learning difficulties: 2 years (Required).
•Diploma L3 Residential Childcare/NVQ3 children & young people is essential
•Diploma level 5 is desirable otherwise a wiliness to work towards this qualification is essential.
The position is subject to a six month probationary period
*maximum salary only if successful candidate has a social work degree
If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.
Application Closing Date: Sunday 28/02/2021,