Deputy Manager (Childrens Residential Care Home)

  • Full Time
  • Matlock

Website Blue Mountain Homes

We are pleased to announce that we are offering a £500 joining bonus (£250 initially & £250 after passing probation).

Since 2002, we have been “reaching out and changing lives”. Blue Mountain Homes is an established yet progressive company, operating Residential Children’s Homes and Independent Schools across the UK.

We are looking for dynamic youth mentors who have a desire to engage, guide and bring a positive influence in the lives of the young people in our care.

Training will be provided but the most important quality we are looking for is a commitment and a desire to bring about a positive change in the lives of young people.

The successful candidate will have experience working in a Children’s Home, and will already have achieved the Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Residential Care.

Deputy Manager role will involve:

  • Helping to create a positive environment for each young person’ with particular reference to his/ her safety, health and education.
  • Helping to carry the homes ethos and values through to the young people and represent Blue Mountain Homes as a professional.
  • Maintaining good professional practices in accordance with Ofsted Regulations and the Quality Care Standards for children’s homes.
  • Engaging in the effective delivery of residential childcare in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Managing the Home in the absence of the Registered Manager
  • Working on the floor alongside Children’s Residential Care Workers and the Young People

Our normal shift patterns are on a rolling rota basis and our shift working hours are: 07.30am-23.00pm per shift, which means days of working can vary from week to week.

Sleep in shifts are required.

All applicants must have a valid manual UK/EU Driving Licence.

We operate using Safer Recruitment at all times so any offer of employment would be dependent on the necessary checks and enhanced DBS.

Salary £28,000 – £30,000 approx to include sleep in duties

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000.00-£30,000.00 per year


  • Childrens Residential Child Care: 2 years (preferred)


  • Manual Drivers Licence (preferred)
  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care Qualification (preferred)

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