Deputy Childrens Home Manager

  • Location:

    Wakefield, UK

  • Sector:

    Children's Residential

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Paul Marsden

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  • Consultant:

    Paul Marsden

  • Salary:

    £26,000 - £32,000 (DOE)

On behalf of our client, Health and Social Care Jobs have a full time, permanent job vacancy for a Deputy Children’s Home Manager based in South Leeds, West Yorkshire.  This Residential Children’s Home is situated with great links from M1 and M62 Motorways, with networks easily commutable from Wakefield, Dewsbury, Bradford and surrounding areas of South Leeds.

Hours, Rates & Benefits

  • £26,000 - £32,000 (DOE)
  • 39 hours per week
  • Employee benefits such as health plan, pension scheme and more!
  • On-site parking

The Provider

You will be joining a provider that is passionate about helping children and young people achieve their dreams and reach their full potential.  Many of their existing children’s residential homes are small to ensure a child-centred approach, and boast “Outstanding” OFSTED reports.  This organisation provides a place where every child, often for the first time, feels a sense of belonging.  This child-centred, therapeutic approach combines care, education, and therapy to meet each child and young person’s needs.

The Service & Your Role

You will be Deputy Manager to a well-established team of children’s residential support workers, who put their everything into helping the children they support.  This is a 5 bed, long term home to children who are aged 6-12 on admission, and who have been impacted by disrupted attachments, early life trauma and / or adverse childhood experiences.  The home currently boasts an “Outstanding” OFSTED rating, and has done for several years.  As Deputy Manager, you will promote the development of children and young people into happy young adults with the world at their feet!  You will assist the Registered Manager in the day-to-day management of the home, bringing positivity and motivation to your team whilst providing the highest standard of childcare with a fun, professional attitude.

Essential Criteria

  • Level 3 Health & Social Care Children & Young People (or equivalent)
  • Leadership & Management experience within a Children’s Residential Home
  • Good understanding of Residential Children’s Home legislations & framework
  • Involvement & understanding of successful outcomes with OFSTED
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • 18 years of age or over*

Apply / Ask a Question

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Now all you need to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.


*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit staff 18 years of age and over.