£13.95 - £15.05 per hour

Job Title:
Deputy Manager Childrens and Young Adults

Melksham, Wiltshire

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Bright Futures, Inspired By You.

Horizon Care and Education has an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager or an experienced Senior Residential Support Worker looking to progress into a Deputy role at our new home in Wiltshire!

We are a dedicated team committed to providing a safe, nurturing, and supportive environment for young people. Our focus is on promoting their well-being, helping them achieve their potential, and ensuring their voices are heard. As part of our journey, we're seeking a Deputy Manager to join us in upholding our standards of care, fostering growth, and inspiring positive change.


Team Leadership and Management:

  • Act as the Manager's support, ensuring the home aligns with our values and standards in their absence.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the team, aiding in their professional development and individual growth.
  • Oversee colleague management, including appraisals, supervision, and training adherence.
  • Manage health and safety protocols, risk assessments, and ensure all necessary training is completed.

Also the role will include:

  • Financial Management
  • Environment Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Professional Care Practice.

About you:

You will have at least one year of experience as a Senior Support Worker in a Childrens Residental setting or have previously worked as a Deputy Manager and a minimum Level 3 in Children and Young Peoples Workforce qualification for this role.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Sound decision-making and problem-solving capabilities
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting well-being

What you'll get in return:

  • Real Living Wage employer
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Christmas bonus
  • Blue Light Card
  • Colleague referral scheme with cash rewards - earn up to £2500 per referral! *
  • Financial wellbeing service
  • Life Assurance
  • Option to buy and sell up to 5 days annual leave.
  • Tastecard - spectacular savings on dining, pizza, cinema tickets, supermarkets, and UK attractions!
  • Opportunity to progress in your career through our Education Academy, and ongoing training and professional development.
  • Comprehensive and tailored induction programme including face-to-face training, online modules, shadowing, and local induction period.
  • Face-to-face therapeutic training and support for all colleagues via our SHINE programme.
  • Access to a wide range of free online courses for all colleagues on a variety of topics
  • Employee assistance programme - free, confidential support.
  • Community and wellbeing - Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need to feel good about what you do. We're in this together.
  • Supportive management and senior leaders.
  • High quality CPD opportunities.
  • Free eye checks.

If you're passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people, fostering a supportive environment, and leading a dedicated team, we'd love to hear from you!

Horizon Care and Education is committed to its employees, values the needs of our employees and the young people we support. We recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled staff, so we are committed to attract and retain talent who align with our values, vision & mission statement. We value diversity, equality, and inclusion, offering equal opportunities to individuals interested in joining our organisation.


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