Children’s Home Deputy Manager

  • Location: Leiston, Suffolk
  • Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent / Full Time

Seven Resourcing, a dedicated and committed recruitment agency, presents an excellent permanent opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join a Children’s home in Ipswich on a full-time basis.

The salary for this permanent Deputy Manager role is up to £40,000.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operation and management of an Ofsted regulated residential provision on behalf of the Registered Manager
  • Ensure the highest standards of emotional, social, and physical care, promoting optimal outcomes for young people through research, development, and partnerships
  • Develop and deliver highly motivated leadership and development to the team, demonstrating best practices
  • Maximise resources within planned timescales to deliver services respecting children’s rights and participation
  • Work to ensure compliance with Ofsted registration and the home’s Statement of Purpose
  • Act promptly on safeguarding risks and maintain effective communication with agencies and internal reports


  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare or willingness to undertake
  • Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification or equivalent
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working within Children’s residential care
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Experience in managing budgets
  • Direct involvement in Ofsted inspections


This position is advertised by a representative. To express your interest, please click above to apply now.

We encourage applications from individuals within residential or supported living settings, including care home managers, deputy managers, care coordinators, key workers, childcare workers, and more, as we may have other roles suitable for you.

Due to the high volume of applications, we can only respond to candidates meeting our clients’ requirements.

At Seven Resourcing, our commitment to diverse recruitment is unwavering. We actively welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, aligning with the diverse clients candidates will support in their roles. This commitment has been instrumental in our recognition, having previously won ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards and being a two-time finalist for the same award.