Are you an experienced senior support worker or deputy manager who is looking for a new direction?   Then become a highly valued Childrens Home Deputy Manager with Esland, and start a truly rewarding career!

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Pay rate: £32,000 to £36,000 per annum (depending on level of diploma held)

Esland are driven to changing children’s’ lives for the better by providing best-in-class specialist services. 

We are looking for a dedicated, knowledgeable Deputy Manager to join our dedicated and highly valued Assessments Team.

Our Lutterworth home delivers short term, therapeutic intervention and trauma support for 7 to 18 year olds.  
Our assessment homes offer young people security, support, and stabilisation in a nurturing and peaceful environment over 12 weeks.

Every placement provides access to education and the opportunity to participate in an outdoor adventure programme.

This is the perfect role for a an experienced deputy manager that wants to grow with a supportive company, or a senior support worker who wants to take the next step!  

About our schools:

Our homes offer the very best in children led, therapeutic care.  We feel that there are so many reasons to join us!  We want you to feel valued and supported in your role and as such, we offer:
  • Routes for progression and development
  • BILD accredited, paid induction training 
  • Access to a company app that provides high street discounts, online medical support, financial advise and counselling
  • A day off for your birthday (in addition to your holiday entitlement)
  • A warm, family work environment and a company culture focused on fun
  • Full support within your role and a good work/life balance
  • Access to a holiday home based in the Peak District where you can stay for free, on the company and much more!

What we are looking for:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a children’s residential care home (within the last 5 years)
  • At least 1 year in a role requiring the supervision and management of staff working in a care role 
  • Level 3 Diploma (or above) in Residential Childcare (England) or equivalent 
  • Thorough knowledge of Ofsted regulations and expectations, relevant legislation and Quality Standards
  • Excellent communication and team leader skills.
  • A full, UK driving licence issued in the UK
  • Right to work in the UK with no restrictions
  • Candidates must be over the age of 21 to meet industry regulations
  •  A keen interest in the outdoors is essential, activities experience/qualifications are desirable. 
Successful employment is subject to satisfactory Full Enhanced Disclosure, right to work and reference checks in line with government regulations and Safer Recruitment Practices.  Due to industry regulations, applicants must be over 21 and have right to work in the UK.  Unfortunately, we cannot offer sponsorship.
All young people are equally entitled to have their needs met in a fair and balanced way. Esland 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 can offer:

About Esland

With over 35 years of residential childcare experience, the Esland group now has more than 60 residential children’s and assessment homes, and three schools, that are spread across the Kent, Hertfordshire, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, Bedfordshire, Nottinghamshire, West Midlands and Northamptonshire regions of England. We strive to support our children to achieve their very best outcomes, through our bespoke residential care, education, therapeutic and activity-led wraparound services.

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