Are you looking for the next step career as Deputy Manager within a Children’s Residential Home?

We are looking for strong leaders to join our Children’s Residential Home Senior Management Team to work closely with children, young people and employees to deliver positive outcomes for our incredible service.

We already have 27 Ofsted ‘Outstanding Provider’ Awards, join us and together we can achieve

About us:

We are Cambian Group, the largest independent provider of care and education for children and young people. We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them. You will find that you are part of a close, supportive team, all focused on achieving the best outcome for everyone.

About the role:

  • You’ll be 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 support on and off the rota to ensure adequate staffing according to the needs of young people
  • To ensure that resources are allocated appropriately and financial records are accurately maintained


  • NVQ 3 in caring for Children and Young People (or equivalent)
  • Understanding of Ofsted framework (SCCIF)
  • Knowledge of the Children Act and other relevant legislation
  • Team Building Skills
  • Supervision Skills
  • Ability to manage teams effectively
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to motivate and enthuse staff
  • A Full UK driving licence is required do to the location and nature of the role

What we can offer:

  • £30 Sleep in rate
  • Overtime paid at an enhanced rate
  • 224 hours annual leave per year
  • Career enhancing qualifications and clear progression
  • Full enhanced children’s and adults DBS paid for by Cambian Group
  • 10-day paid intensive induction training course, face to face and online learning to support your development starting immediately
  • Guaranteed opportunity to be enrolled onto an level 5 Leadership & Management qualification
  • Free onsite parking and meals provided during your shift
  • Company events / Fundraising / social activities
  • Long service annual leave
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Continued support and opportunity for development from your leadership team


Requirements for an Enhanced DBS and reference checking will be undertaken in line with government regulations and safer recruitment best practice. Whilst we endeavour to keep the recruitment process as short as possible due to the nature of these important checks it may extend the processing time. All young people are equally entitled to have their needs met in a fair and balanced way. Cambian Group employees are responsible for promoting equal opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any young person or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other perceived difference.

We will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the search and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Salary: £14.52

Location: Hull, HU12 0DN

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