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Deputy Manager - Children's Residential - Worksop

Package Description

Job Title: Deputy Home Manager – Children Residential

Location: Worksop

Salary: £30k - £31.2k per year *+ additional £4,000-£8,000 per year for sleep-ins 

Hours: – Full Time 39 per week

Driving Requirement: Full UK Driving Licence is required

About Us: Keys Group is a leading provider of innovative care and education services for children and young people with complex needs, emotional, and behavioural difficulties. Our mission is to make every day extraordinary for the children we support, believing in their potential and helping them achieve it.

The Opportunity: We are experiencing continued growth within our EPIC team and are seeking a Deputy Manager to join our amazing, supportive team in Worksop. As a Deputy Manager, you will play a crucial role in delivering outstanding care and support, helping young people lead happy and fulfilling lives.

Unlock Your Career Potential with Keys Group!

Are you looking to grow your career with a leading company in a position where you will be valued and supported? Do you share our EPIC values of Excellence, Passion, Integrity, and Caring? Then why not unlock your career potential with Keys Group?

Keys Group provides sector-leading training and coaching to help our staff level up and advance their careers. By learning new key skills and gaining a variety of excellent qualifications, you will open up numerous progression opportunities within the social care sector.

Many of our regional and service managers started as support workers and have successfully climbed the Keys ladder – and we are committed to supporting you to do the same!

Key Responsibilities:

As a Deputy Home Manager, you will be part of a caring team that provides a safe and loving home for children and young people. You will be responsible for delivering quality care services and strategic planning for developments within the home. Your key responsibilities include:

  • Leadership: Leading your team and working with other professionals to provide therapeutic care and support tailored to each child.
  • Role Model: Acting as a positive role model for both colleagues and children, fostering an environment of recovery, growth, and lasting change.
  • Supervision and Mentoring: Supervising and mentoring staff, organizing work patterns, facilitating care-focused training, and accessing appropriate services to support childcare practices within the home.
  • Daily Management: Overseeing all day-to-day management matters, ensuring high standards of care are maintained.

What Do You Need?

  • Experience: A minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a Residential Children’s home.
  • Qualifications: NVQ Level 4 in Management or Childcare, or willing to work towards it.
  • Knowledge: Related knowledge of Ofsted legislation and safeguarding procedures.
  • Attributes: Highly driven, proactive, enthusiastic, and a strong people manager with a hands-on approach.
  • Skills: Experience with budgets and rotas.
  • Driving Licence: A full driving licence is essential.
  • Flexibility: Ability to work flexibly, including shifts and sleep-ins.

Benefits of joining Keys Group

  • Real Progression Opportunities  – Let us invest in you and level up your career
  • Competitive Salary: We offer the Real Living Wage as a minimum.
  • Enhanced Pay Scales: Recognise both qualifications and experience with higher pay rates
  • Family Support: Enhanced company maternity and paternity pay.
  • Rewarding Job - Full of variety and enjoyment. No two days are ever the same
  • Supportive Management -  regular supervisions and appraisals to ensure you are enjoying life at Keys Group
  • Regular Team Meetings – Include and contribute your ideas towards the progression of the service and have your voice heard
  • Funded Qualifications – We fully fund and support you to obtain a range of QCF’s opening up further career opportunities and extra pay
  • Paid Training – Get paid to enrol in our sector leading training and level up your career
  • Full Induction Program: Comprehensive introductory training to set you up for success.
  • Free Meals – Enjoy complimentary meals during your shift
    Amazing Discount Schemes - You'll have access to both the Hapi App & a Blue Light Card which give you incredible discounts at high street retailers, days out, gifts, holidays - even when buying a car
  • NEST Pension Scheme: Secure your future with our pension plan.
  • Wellbeing Support, Advice and Guidance – via our Employee Assistance Program though an online portal or over the telephone
  • Staff Referral Scheme – Refer a friend to join Keys Group and split a £500 referral bonus between you
  • Generous Annual Leave: 28 days of annual leave, including Bank Holidays entitlement
    Free Enhanced DBS Check: We cover the cost of your enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Safeguarding Commitment:

Keys Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Equal Opportunities:

Keys Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

*(£14.80 - £15.40 per hour)




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