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Children's Service Manager, £30,000 - £35,000 per year, West Berkshire, Fantastic Opportunity for Deputy

Fantastic opportunity for a committed, Hard working Deputy Manager looking for the next step in their career

Your new company
My client is an incredibly friendly & forward thinking children’s service provider. They provide specialist therapeutic residential care & treatment for children and young people aged 5 to 18. Established in 1990 the company has grown from strength to strength, they now have 4 children’s services situated in rural surroundings in West Berkshire. They are incredibly passionate about the children they support with the main focus being their development & rehabilitation.

Your new role
As the Registered Manager you will oversee a small friendly team of 3 social care professionals & 2 young adults with Autism. This is an incredibly rewarding role & is a perfect opportunity for a Deputy Manager looking to progress throughout your career. You will need to be flexible due to the nature of the role & work shift patterns that fit around the needs of the children.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have proven management experience within a children’s home setting with an excellent understanding of Childcare legislation, Safeguarding & OFSTED inspection framework. You will have a good level of knowledge of the needs of BESD Children & an ability to manage challenging behaviour. You will be a lively, passionate & energetic individual that can hit the ground running. An NVQ Level 3 in Children & young person’s workforce is essential. A full UK Driving Licence is essential due to rural location.

What you'll get in return
You will get a competitive salary with 28 days holiday with ongoing training & support for your QCF level 5 in Leadership Management. You will be auto enrolled on to the company pension scheme. You will also benefit from a supportive working environment with onsite induction training & a small friendly team. You will be working in a huge modern home with beautiful outdoor space, including stables for the multiple horses which help the children & young people with emotional growth & learning. You will also have access to the onsite car so you can have fun days out with the children.

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  • --Reading
  • £30,000 - £35,000 pa
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Shelby Litherland

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