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Residential Child Care Deputy Manager

As a Residential Child Care Deputy Manager, you’ll have thorough knowledge of the care plan for the children and young people who live in the home.

You’ll provide a kind, caring and fun place to live, helping the children and young people thrive. You’ll help them achieve positive outcomes and give them a sense of stability and security.

You’ll assist the Manager to provide leadership, guidance and support to staff, ensuring that day to day operations are completed. You’ll ensure that staff adhere to company policies, legislations and regulations, and you’ll ensure that care plans and care standards are met.

You may carry out supervision for Residential Child Care Workers and Senior Residential Child Care Workers. You’ll also attend meetings with educational settings, the Police, Social Workers and other agencies.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • To enjoy working with children and young people
  • To be a good team player
  • Good communication, including verbal and listening skills
  • A caring, supportive and patient nature
  • The ability to develop positive relationships
  • Resilience
  • Motivation and determination
  • The ability to adapt to challenging and changing situations
  • An open and inclusive approach
  • The ability to adapt to challenging and changing situations
  • The ability to be inclusive to all children and young people
  • The ability to take direction from senior workers
  • The ability to give direction to other members of the team
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Confidence around children, young people and adults
  • Attention to detail, ensuring correct information is recorded in all paperwork

Find out more information on qualifications and registration details for this role with Social Care Wales.

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