Job Details

Role:                Deputy Manager         

Hours:             40 hours per week; plus sleep ins & on-call duties (where needed)

Location:          Raymond’s Hill, Exeter

Contract:         Full Time; Permanent

Salary:             From £30,000.00 per annum; dependent on knowledge & experience

3 Dimensions Care, part of Outcomes First Group are a values-driven organisation that strives to put both our employees and residents first. We provide continuous professional development to take your career further, alongside fully accredited courses to support your development.

We are currently seeking Children’s Deputy Manager (Deputy Manager) for our Woodview – 3D home.

Everyone deserves an incredible future, so become a Children’s Care Worker today and start working towards yours!

About the Home:

Woodview is situated on the outskirts of Axminster and is home to four children aged between eight and eighteen in a split-level house, divided into 2 individualised flats.

Along with her team, our Registered Manager provides a wealth of experience that enables them to deliver excellent outcomes for the children in their care.

This home is based in Exeter, and is within commuting distance from Torquay, Tiverton, Devon, Axminster and surrounds.

The Role:

Main responsibilities will involve working as part as an established team, proving a safe nurturing environment for our residential students. Further duties will involve:

  • Assisting the Registered Manager with leading and supervising Support Workers
  • Manage the day to day running of the home to ensure the continuity of staff and their performance, using SMART targets
  • Ensuring that a nurturing and caring environment is provided for the children, by a well led and trained staff team who are encouraged to further their knowledge to meet the standards.
  • Respect resident’s values of privacy, dignity, and confidentiality
  • Maintaining and recording of necessary documentation
  • Support with improving mental health, learning, and forming a better life for themselves through our practice of therapeutic parenting and PACE techniques

What we need from you:

  • Currently hold an NVQ Level 3 or 4 in Health and Social Care
  • At least 1 years’ experience as a Team Leader / Senior Care Worker, or role with responsibility of co-ordinating teams.
  • A sound knowledge of Children’s Homes regulations and Quality Standards is a must, with an in-depth understanding of Safeguarding Children and Multi agency working
  • A knowledge of PACE behaviour model will enable you to follow our Ethos, to provide positive behaviour management using a Conscious Parenting/PACE approach to enable Children make sense of their lives and thrive.
  • Knowledge of legislation, regulations and inspection relating to young people in Care
  • Prior knowledge and experience of writing Placement Plans, Risk Assessments and Behaviour plans to reflect Local Authority Plans and required Outcomes in a clear concise, informative and timely manner with updates as necessary.
  • Full and valid UK Driving Licence
  • Access to a car
  • Right to Work in the UK
  • Passionate about caring for children and young people, and to support them to reach their full potential

What we can offer you:

Your wellbeing matters to us, and therefore we offer discounted gym memberships, Our Employees Reward Hub that offers great rewards such as discount vouchers, but most importantly we offer Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per annum, plus our “Moment in Time” that allows additional days leave for a special day in your life, whether this be an anniversary, Birthday, Child’s first day at school or simply just a day to relax!

Benefits: we want our residents to have the best care possible, and therefore strive to look after our employees to make this possible. We offer:

· A salary from: From £30,000.00 per annum; dependent on knowledge & experience

· Funded qualifications to help you develop and progress within the organisation

· Salary Finance options to access advances on your earned pay prior to pay day and access to Discounted Loans

· Exceptional Support from your in-house team, and the Head Office Teams.

· Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per year.

· Fun filled days, along with support on the more challenging days.

· A chance to earn £1000 for referring a friend or someone you know to work for us!

3 Dimensions care is committed to safeguarding all children placed with us and therefore we are required to apply for your fully enhanced DBS check and several references will be sought

Go to our website to download an application form, job description and person specification.

Alternatively request the above by calling 07762 779382 between 9.30am - 5.00pm. Tuesday to Friday.