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DEPUTY CARE MANAGER at Turnstone House

Salary £27,514 to £30,095 (depending on experience) plus sleeping in payment as per rota

We are looking for a Deputy Care Manager to join our team at Turnstone House (near Beccles) on a full time permanent basis.  We run two homes, which are both dual registered children’s homes and educational settings and can each accommodate up to 8 children, all with social, emotional and mental health complexities.

The Deputy Care Manager is an important management role, leading the team of staff on duty in the home and holding case co-ordinating responsibility.  The person appointed to this role will play a pivotal part in consolidating and developing care practice within Specialist Education Services.

The successful candidate will be one of our team of 4 Deputy Care Managers supporting the Registered Manager and Head of Care.  Our Deputy Care Managers lead shift teams, hold casework co-ordination roles for key children, support individual team members’ professional development and deputise for the Registered Manager whilst acting as duty senior.

Successful candidates will receive:

  • 35 days of annual leave per year 
  • All meals while on shift,
  • PerkBox – a platform giving discount vouchers, free treats, an online GP facility and a free helpline
  • Every opportunity for promotion, many of our senior management have started their career in residential care with us
  • Our no limits approach to staff development, and will be working for an organisation with a radical and innovative approach. 

Applicants must have a Level 3 Diploma (Residential Childcare or equivalent) and experience of leading in a residential setting, they must also have worked with children with social, emotional and mental health complexities. We will train all our Deputy Care Manager team to Diploma Level 5. 

Your current post may have contractual obligations to repay training costs for diplomas or other significant courses if you leave. We value that experience and therefore if you were successful in securing a role with us we would relieve you of that obligation to your current employer and meet those costs.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are dependent on a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

We are an equal opportunity employer with diversity and inclusion at the centre of everything we do.

If you are interested then please call us on 01508 517000 or go to our contact page to request an application pack.

Interviews are scheduled for Monday 6 June 2022.

Closing Date: Wednesday May 25th, 2022