Deputy House Manager
Westbury Park, Bristol
£29,016.00 - £31,200.00
40 hours per week
12 month FTC
The role is about supporting your House Manager and deputising in their absence, in leading a team to maintain a stable, happy, and caring environment that puts the health, safety, development and welfare of their children and young people first. To provide appropriate physical and emotional support to children and young peoples in residence through the work of a care team within a residential environment.
- Monitor performance and behaviour of team ensuring they are putting policy and procedure into practice and are performing to expected standards and within the company values.
- Ensure that all members of the team receive supervision and appraisals to the required standard, at the correct time and appropriately recorded. This includes helping to identify young people or team training needs and ensuring those are met.
- Ensure that communication between senior management, other sources and your team, in all directions, is effective, positive and professional, appropriate to the audience and uses the required level of confidentiality.
- Do everything possible to safeguard our young people from any form of abuse from employees, visitors or each other and ensure staff follow the company policy/procedure.
- Promote equality, acknowledging young people's differences and uphold their rights. Respect the responsibilities of young people and employees and challenge any discriminatory practice.
- Support effective planning, preparation, supervision, and assessment of all routines within the working day curriculum including production of plans and reports.
- Ensure correct procedures are followed by all the team to support the young people in their domestic and personal situations, enabling them to do as much for themselves as they possibly can, to promote independence.
Skills and Experience:
- QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent qualification.
- Knowledge of management practice including principles of effective supervision and appraisal.
- Good knowledge of learning disabilities and/or special needs including recent developments.
- Good knowledge of recognised positive approach to working with challenging behaviours associated with learning difficulties.
- Knowledge of what equal opportunities and discrimination are and how it can be prevented.
- Knowledge of human growth and development.
- Some experience of managing a team and mentoring individuals in developing good practice in a care/learning support context.
- Proven experience of working effectively with young people with learning disabilities and/or special needs.
- Experience of planning and organising activities appropriate to meet young people's needs and abilities, demonstrating positive outcomes.
- Experience of person-centred planning.
- Full training and continued support
- Life assurance and pension
- Health cash back plan
- Car lease scheme
- Bike to work scheme
- Perk box
- Free parking
Closing date is 01/01/2022
Hawk 3 Talent are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future
Hawk 3 Talent are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.