Member Job Opportunity: St Christopher's Deputy Manager – Edge of Care & Transitions Service – Isle of Man
Location: Children's Homes IOM (Douglas)
Salary: £33,578 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Specific Hours: 40 Hours per week, shift work including weekends and bank holidays
Closing Date: 19 March 2023
Relocation Package up to £3,000
We are seeking a dynamic and compassionate individual to join our developing therapeutic service as a Deputy Manager. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in leading and supporting our team of dedicated professionals as we work to meet the needs of children, young people and their families.
Our vision is for every child and young person to be safe, loved and happy, to achieve their potential and have a bright future.
St Christopher's is a leading charity for children and young people. We are proud of our history of providing fostering, children's homes and innovative leaving care services across the UK & Isle of Man. We have a passionate commitment to our young people, placing them at the centre of everything we do. We provide positive life experiences for young people who are unable to sustain a placement in their parental or foster home.
Want to know about the achievements of our children, young people, foster carers and staff? Check out our Impact Report here
We are an equal-opportunity employer keen to develop an inclusive workforce where people feel they belong. We hope to attract applications from under- represented groups, including people from different cultures, nationalities, socioeconomic backgrounds, ages, disabilities, religions, faith, sex, orientation, childcare responsibilities, and gender-diverse identities.
About the Role
As a Deputy Manager, you will have the opportunity to receive additional training from the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, and to further your career in the therapeutic field. If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children and young people, we would love to hear from you.
The successful candidate will have
We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive work environment, and we believe that diversity and difference makes us stronger. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.
In return we offer:
At St Christopher’s we are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people in our care. During the recruitment process you will be expected to complete an online application form to ensure we capture essential information to meet legislation, best practice and vetting requirements.
Applicants will ideally already be on the DBS Update Service; if this is not the case St Christopher's will carry out a DBS (police) check prior to starting.
Your online application must include a supporting statement addressing the criteria stated in the Person Specification. For the full Job Description and Person Specification click here.
For more information or assistance during the application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 19th March 2023
St Christopher’s Fellowship has a minimum age requirement of 21 for roles working directly with children and young people in our residential and semi-independent Homes.
Full details and application documents here
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