Deputy Manager - Family Assessment
Salary: £18000 - £25000/annum plus benefits Location: Wigan
Castle Recruitment Solutions are currently working with a provider in the Wigan area and have an opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join their Family Assessment Service on a permanent basis.
The service provides support to parents who are struggling to provide appropriate care to their children. Some of these parents will have self referred, whilst others will be referred to the scheme. It provides support, advice and guidance to parents, teaching them the skills they need in order to look after their children more effectively. It has the facility to work closely with the parents, as well as providing more comprehensive, full time support when needed. At the end of the process, an assessment and reporting service is available to allow the company to provide evidence of a parents ability to look after their children.
In your role as Deputy Manager, you will support the manager in all aspects of the running of this provision. This will include the management and supervision of staff, the development of service users support plans and the evaluation of results. You will also spend time working directly with the service users.
The company offers a competitive starting salary, with opportunity for progression, as well as extensive support for ongoing training and development.
In order to be suitable for this role, you should have the following:
-Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's workforce (or equivalent)
-Experience in working with young people in a residential setting.
-Experience working with new parents would be an advantage
-Experience of managing or supervising or managing staff
-A good understanding of management practice and a willingness to undergo management training if you do not already have it
Due to the nature of this role, if you do not hold a DBS check registered to the online update service, you will be required to complete one prior to commencing employment. The cost of this will be met by the employer.
To apply, pleas submit your CV and a member of staff will be in contact. For more information please call 0115 998 7438 and ask for Rebecca.
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