Ref. 61896

Deputy Residential Manager

  • Location: Coventry, England
  • Salary: £18 - £18 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing is working with Coventry City Council to recruit a Residential Deputy Manager for their throughcare service at Grayswood Residential Home.

Initial 3 month contract with the potential of extension. They MAY outsource this role for a permanent worker, therefore you would need to re-apply however if you’re already working in the service you have a much better chance.

£18ph PAYE.

Job Purpose:

– To achieve positive outcomes for children in care and their families, through the delivery of high quality children’s residential care

– To assist and support the Registered Manager in the day to day management of all operational activity within the designated service area in accordance with legislative and policy requirements.

– To deputise in the absence of the Registered Manager across the full range of activity within the designated service area and ensure the provision of a high quality 24 hours/ 7-day service which is capable of responding as required to demand, including out of office hours

– To make an active contribution to ensuring all systems and functions of the homes comply with the Children Act, other relevant legislation and the Children’s Homes Regulations

– To provide a safe environment for young people who are in need of protection or who exhibit challenging behaviours

– To take a designated lead role for any areas of practice within the home as directed by the Registered Manager


– To work with the Registered Manager and contribute to the planning, delivery and review of services within residential care. To monitor and maintain standards against agreed criteria and objectives and to implement quality assurance systems, which reflect agreed good practice, involve users and reflect City Council equal opportunities policy and legislative requirements.

– To participate in a managers ON-CALL rota within the Residential children’s homes service providing oral and physical support where necessary out of on-duty hours.

– To take part in the formal programme of service and establishment inspections.

– To provide effective support to staff team/s. Identify gaps in knowledge and skills and support with the implementation of training plans and have overview of individual professional development via Personal Development Reviews.

– To report to the Registered Manager or Service Manager on those matters which may require more senior management decision, or might have wider implications for the service or the authority.

– To support the Registered Manager in managing the Home’s budget within guidance and policy as set out by the City Council

– To manage resources effectively, including staffing, buildings, equipment etc , under the Children’s Home Regulations and City Council Policy and Procedures.

– In the absence of the Registered Manager, co-ordinate, attend and, where appropriate, chair service, staff and user meetings as required.

– To work in a co-operative manner with other agencies to achieve joint objectives and provide complementary services.

Applicant Requirements:


      NVQ Health and Social Care. Management Qualification.

Experience: 2+ years working with children in a residential setting and ideally with deputy management experience.

Compliance: Up to date Passport and DBS.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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