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Deputy Manager – Children’s Residential Home

Job Title: Deputy Manager – Children’s residential home

Location: Harriseahead, Staffordshire  

Salary: £29,000 – £35,000

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Next Steps: Apply now or contact Brooklea at Liquid Personnel for more information 

About the company: You will be working for an incredible provider of children’s residential homes, who provide high quality care for children who experience a range of behavioural and emotional difficulties. They pride themselves not only on ‘Outstanding’ & ‘Good’ Ofsted ratings, but by the outcomes and achievements of the children they care for.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Deputy Manager to join a beautiful Children’s Residential home within the Staffordshire area. The home will be registered for up to 4 young people from 7- 18 years old with a background of emotional behaviour difficulties and child sexual exploitation.

Your key responsibilities as Deputy Manager:

  • To support the Registered Care Manager in ensuring compliance with the company Policy and Procedures and meeting all OFSTED regulations.
  • To deputise/ act up for the Registered Manager in their absence
  • Using life skills, you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference within a child’s life. You will meet a variety of children and young people, some of whom may require high levels of supervision and support.
  • Within this leadership role, you will not only ensure the welfare and care of each child but also give guidance and support to all residential workers.
  • You will be committed to making a difference, this includes being responsible for staff supervision, leading shifts, ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments, rotas and making sure that education is supported.
  • You will create positive relationships with the children, meeting their needs and always safeguarding them.


  • Hold a Level 3 or 4 in Residential Childcare/young people’s workforce.
  • Knowledge around Children’s Homes regulations (2015), Children’s Homes Regulations including the quality standards
  • Hold at least 4 years’ experience within a children’s residential homes and 2 years’ experience at a Senior or Team Leader level
  • Hold a Full UK driving licence


  • Salary is based on your training and experience so that you are always paid fairly. 
  • Earn up to £3,250 by recommending a foster carer
  • Receive a £100 bonus for achieving a ‘Good’ Ofsted outcome for the home and a £200 bonus for achieving ‘Outstanding’.
  • Receive £200 (2 years), £400 (5 years) and £600 (10 years) service awards, plus up to £500 special recognition award for outstanding practice.
  • Access to health and wellbeing support platform. Receive cashback for various medical and wellbeing appointments and treatments with our MediCash scheme, as well as the chance to win up to £150 in vouchers every month from our REACH Awards.


Deputy Manager – Children’s Residential Home

Job details
Sector: Social Care
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: £29,000 - £35,000
Type: Permanent
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Deputy Manager – Children’s Residential Home

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