A national lockdown is in place across England until 2 December after this the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees will be in ‘Tier 3: Very High Alert’.
For information about the rules, any disruptions to Council services and the support available for our residents and businesses visit www.stockton.gov.uk/coronavirus
£27,741 - £30,451 per annum
Grade J - unsociability and sleep over allowance is paid where appropriate.
37 hours per week
The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check
Please note: the closing date has been extended for this vacancy.
Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council has recently undergone a review of its in house residential provision and model of delivery. This is an exciting time to work for the Council as we embark on the implementation of the review that will increase not only placement capacity, but also the range of placements available.
We are looking to recruit a suitably experienced and highly motivated Deputy Manager, who holds a QCF Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People's Workforce or equivalent and has worked in a Residential setting with young people who are Looked After.
It is essential that you have the ability to work directly with young people who present with complex and challenging behaviour and be skilled in assessing risk, care planning and implementing and monitoring strategies and interventions that reduce risk and improve outcomes for young people.
You must be experienced in supporting or supervising other workers in this setting and understand the requirements of the Children's Homes Regulations 2015, accompanying Quality Standards and Ofsted's inspection framework.
Additionally, you will be central to assisting the Registered Manager in setting up the home and developing the necessary relationships to enable effective management of the home and the services it intends to deliver.
This post offers a competitive salary and employee benefits including Local Government Pension Scheme, and employee discounts.
Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.
If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Louise Carling, Resource Team Manager, on 01642 527876 or email [email protected]
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