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£35,000 - £40,000 per year
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37.5 hours per week

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Assistant Service Manager

£35,000 - £40, 000 (Salary dependant on experience & qualifications)

 Nether Johnstone House provides specialist residential childcare services to children and young people aged 8-21 years. Our team are committed to providing a home where our children and young people feel loved, safe and enabled to grow and develop. Where curiosity, experiences and opportunities are embraced and encouraged.

 We believe in equality and individuality. Alongside our children and young people, our team creatively tailor childcare packages to meet individual needs. With our values steeped in a social pedagogical approach we provide each young person with a safe, supportive, trusting environment enhanced by positive relationships which promote growth, responsibility, learning and possibility.

 We are looking to recruit an Assistant Service Manager to help us grow & develop the services we provide. At NJH we are committed to driving forward the changes outlined by The Independent Care Review & are passionate about our commitment to #KeepThePromise.

 The primary purpose of this post is to support the role of the Registered Manager and deputise fully for him/her in their absence. The role will involve strategic and operational management across defined areas of the service, taking a lead role in the development and delivery of the service.

 This role requires an exceptional individual who is passionate about the care of the children and young people living at NJH and can ensure the delivery of the highest standards of care, protection, and support. You should have an up-to-date knowledge of child development, the effects of trauma and understand the importance of relational and reflective practice. We are looking for someone to join our team who values the importance of love and growth and who is passionate about supporting those around them to embrace opportunities and create shared memories.

 You will be expected to work closely with the Registered Manager driving change, growth and maintaining standards throughout the service. You should therefore have proven experience of working in a residential child care environment at a supervisory level. In addition, you will have sound knowledge and experience of regulatory frameworks governing residential child care and an understanding of private sector provision.

 To be eligible to apply you should possess an HNC qualification or above & a SVQ4 in Health & Social Care Children & Young People (or equivalent) & be able to demonstrate a commitment to further learning & development. Equivalent qualifications will be considered. You should be registered or eligible to register with the SSSC under the register of Residential child care worker with supervisory responsibilities. You should also be registered or eligible to register as a member of PVG scheme and possess a full clean driving licence.

 The post will involve working shifts, weekends, and participation in an on-call rota.

 We do not accept CV’s.

 For an application pack or if you wish to discuss please contact: