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Deputy Manager

Posted 15 days ago by @ Vetro Recruitment

  • Buntingford, Hertfordshire
  • Permanent
  • £30,014 to £37,231 /Yr
  • Standard
  • Expires In 13 days

Are YOU ready to take the next step in your career and make a real difference in the lives of young people?

We have an incredible opportunity for you to join the dynamic team as a Deputy Manager at our esteemed children's residential home in Buntingford, Hertfordshire.

As a Deputy Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting the Manager in day-to-day operations of the service. You'll have the chance to work alongside a dedicated team, providing vital support to young individuals aged 8-18 who are facing emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Salary: £33,014 - £37,231 (sleep allowance included)
Location: Buntingford, Hertfordshire (SG9)
Hours: Full time with a various shift pattern (you must be able to do sleeps and weekends)
Shift pattern: 2 on 4 off (8am-11pm)
**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have relevant qualifications in Children's Residential services and a full driver's licence and a car**


  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • Getting paid to play computer games and go to theme parks!!!
  • Casual dress code
  • Company pension
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Access to discounts for shopping outlets, restaurants and cinema's
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

As a Deputy Manager you will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day to day operations of the home
  • To assist the management team with the supervisions of junior staff
  • Inducting new staff into the homes procedure and culture
  • Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people's physical, behavioural and emotional needs.
  • Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
  • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour.


  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People's Residential Services or equivalent is Essential
  • Experience as a Deputy Manager or a Senior in a Children's Residential Support Work environment is Essential
  • You must be a driver as you will be required to transport the young people from time to time
  • You must be over the age of 21
  • Willingness to work towards or already completed the level 5

If you're PASSIONATE about empowering young people in the health and social care and ready to contribute to a positive and nurturing environment, we want to hear from YOU!

Click APPLY today!!