Job details

Deputy Manager
East Riding of Yorkshire - DN14

Job reference: EROY-EROY-03030

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire - DN14

Closing date: Not specified

Salary: Competitive

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: Not specified

The Cambian Group are recruiting for a Deputy Children’s Home Manager to support one of our homes in Goole.


The Cambian Group is one of the UK's leading children's specialist education and behavioural health service providers. The Group's services have a specific focus on children who present high severity needs with challenging behaviours and complex care requirements. Cambian looks after 2,100 children and employs over 4,300 people across a portfolio of 224 residential facilities, specialist schools and fostering offices located in England and Wales.


Main Purpose of the Job:

To assist the manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Statement of Purpose. To deputise in the absence of the Registered Manager. To support and manage the staff to enable them to meet the needs of the children and young people.  To undertake direct work with Children and young people as appropriate. To be the responsible person in managing child protection concerns and complaints. To work in partnership with other professionals to achieve optimum outcomes for young people. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

To meet the needs of children through:

              Ensuring that each young person has an allocated key worker

              Ensuring that each member of staff is aware of each child’s placement plan and their responsibilities for its implementation

              Attending childcare reviews and planning meetings to provide information and achieve best outcomes for young people

              Undertaking direct work with young people and acting as an appropriate role model.

              Assist in developing systems in which young people are consulted about the quality of care they receive


              To assist the Registered Manager in the implementation of all aspects of the Statement of Purpose

              Contribute to the devising, implementing and evaluation of changes with the involvement of front line staff to continually improve services, systems and standards, in conjunction with the Registered Manager and the Senior Management team

              To deputise in the absence of the Registered Manager

              To drive company vehicles – subject to policies and procedures

              To work on a rota basis according to the needs of young people

              To ensure that resources are allocated appropriately and financial records are accurately maintained

              To carry out all other reasonable tasks or directed by the Registered Manager.


Person Specification:

              Secondary Education with good standard of literacy and numeracy

              NVQ 3 in caring for Children and Young People (or equivalent)

              Working towards NVQ4

              Awareness of Equal Opportunities/ADP issues

              Knowledge of the Children Act and other relevant legislation

              Team Building Skills

              Supervision Skills

              Ability to manage teams effectively

              Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing

              Understanding the needs of BESD children including managing challenging behaviour

              Indepth knowledge of ‘Every Child Matters’

              Excellent organisational skills

              Ability to motivate and enthuse staff 

In return you can expect the following benefits:

·      Constant training and development

·      Competitive salary

·      Pension

·      Employee Discount Scheme

·      DBS paid

·      Free parking…….and many many more.



We believe that every single person in our care has a personal best, and we are committed to helping them achieve it. Join us, and we’ll show the same commitment to helping you achieve your personal best in your career.

Please apply now using the link below.