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Deputy Manager

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Hopewell Children's Home, Clay Cross, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 10 £31,109 - £34,314 (plus enhancements if applicable)
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
11 December 2022
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We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity to join the team at Derbyshire's therapeutically informed residential children’s home situated in Clay Cross.

You must be of good integrity and character. You must have the appropriate skills and experience that you will be expected to perform of working with and understanding the factors that lead children and young people into residential care, together with an understanding of the Children Act, the Quality Care Standards and Childrens Homes (England) Regulations 2015. You must have at least 2 years experience working with a residential setting to undertake a management role in line with the Childrens Homes Regulations 2015. 

You must hold, or be already working towards or be willing to undertake and complete within 2 years of starting work in a children’s home the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare and Level 5 for Leadership and Management. 

Or have an equivalent qualification, (such as, The Level 3 Children & Young Peoples Workforce Diploma with Social Care Pathway (England) 2015, The NVQ 3 Caring for Children & Young People or The NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care) completing any work identified to meet the required level to consider as “an equivalent qualification” to the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare.

If you would like to discuss the role prior to applying, please contact Rebecca Rose - Acting Manager rebecca.rose@derbyshire.gov.uk 

Provisional interview date: 19 December 2022

This role will be predominantly working monday to friday 8:30 - 4:30 but there will be an expectation you support the role as the on call manager, which is subject to additional payments. This is based on a rota shared with the manager of the home. 

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.