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I have a fantastic opportunity for either an experienced Ofsted Registered Deputy Manager looking to step up, or an existing Ofsted Registered Registered Manager looking for a new challenge.

Main responsibilities:

You will be supportive in leading inspections, staffing and growth of an effective team, liaising with external bodies, staff , parents and overseeing the safe and effective care of our complex young people to ensure the smooth running of the service.

Deputy Manager Responsibilities

  • To manage the delivery of individual, positive outcome focused support packages
  • To train and develop the team, leading on Ofsted and/or CQC requirements and outstanding practices
  • Ensuring that the service promotes engagement, empowerment and independence
  • To be part of a team that is committed to ‘best practice’
  • Operating as a centre of excellence in the field/ specialism, and a resource to colleagues for specialist knowledge
  • Develop and implement policy, procedure and safeguarding practices
  • Working with colleagues within the team and organisation to ensure residents with specialist support needs are supported to the highest relevant standards and approaches
  • Lead on health and safety
  • Ensure compliance with Ofsted, CQC and Local Authority frameworks
  • Ensuring you attend/complete all relevant meetings/training pertinent to your role
  • Work as part of the management team to ensure the welfare of young people meeting the child’s health, social and educational needs
  • Implement appropriate safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Implement all aspects of the home statement of purpose and function
  • collaborating and supporting with any Reg 44 and Reg 45 requirements and visits
  • Work as part of the management team to support and lead the team in the delivery of high-quality child centred practice
  • the safe and effective implementation of proactive measure to mitigate risk and harm and improve delivery of service
  • Ensure the safe and effective management of all incidents, prevented incidents and events
  • Ensure the effective documentation, response and actions to incidents within placement, incorporating Oakfield’s before, during and after system of analysing and adequate follow up
  • Ensure the safe day to day management of placement(s) and correct escalation of any issues/concerns to senior management as appropriate
  • the production of weekly progress/outcomes for each placement site and presenting of such within management meetings (held bi-weekly)
  • ensure the safe and effective practise of out of hours systems and managing of crisis situations safely and effectively
  • Promote positive multi-agency relationships including building relationships with the local community
  • Implement care plans and support packages
  • Promote professional development of staff, carry out staff supervisions and assist in the assessment of training needs.
  • Preparing reports and attending a range of meetings, i.e. review meetings with multi-agency partners
  • Overseeing the day-to-day running of the homes including managing the staff team
  • Ensuring staff rotas are drawn-up and meet the needs of the home
  • Responsibility for daily budgeting and working within budgetary guidelines
  • Any other duties as may be necessary
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the young people in care
  • Ensure the provision of a planned and stimulating environment.
  • To actively promote and support Policies on Equal Opportunities and to work in an anti-oppressive manner
Salary£65000 Per Year

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