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Deputy Manager - Childrens and Young Person's - Hampshire

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Deputy Manager - Childrens and Young persons service, Havant/Portsmouth area, Full Time

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You will work as Deputy Manager in a small Children's and Young Person's Service in the Havant area for a national charity that is dedicated to providing support services to disabled children, young people and their families.

Your new role

You will work as a full time deputy manager in a small children’s service to support the registered manager in the day to day running of the service. You will facilitate a warm accepting environment where the emotional, physical and social needs of the children are met. You will work to support children and young people with Learning Disabilities, Complex needs, Behaviour that Challenges and Personal care needs. You will act as an advocate for the children and young people and will make decisions in relation to their care; liaising with the local authority, outside agencies and family members to formulate long term plans.

Day to day you will be responsible for line managing a team of 13 to ensure the service adheres to OFSTED standards and works within the Every Child Matters outcomes framework. You will ensure the service provides a stimulating environment for the children and young persons and contribute to the on-going support of each child through care and development plans. You will encourage and support the professional development of your staff through supervision and appraisal meetings and continually work to deliver the highest-quality person-centred care.

What you'll need to succeed

You will hold either an NVQ4 or NVQ5 in Health and Social Care and have previous experience working with children and young persons. You will ideally have previously worked with Learning Disabilities or SEN, Complex Needs and Behaviour that Challenges. You will be confident in building strong working relationships with children and young persons and have experience leading and motivating a team to deliver high quality person-centred care. Please note you will need to be available to work on a flexible basis and also work on an on-call rota basis to support changing needs within the children’s service.

What you'll get in return

  • Salary of up to £23,900
  • Up to 23 days Holiday
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Opportunity for Professional Development and training

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Job Details

  • Hampshire
  • £23,000 - £23,900 pa
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Contact Details

Holly Roberts

Telephone Number 023 9263 4005
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