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Assistant Care Manager

  • Job reference: NOTTRCHM
  • Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Management, Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Role - Assistant Care Manager
Service - Children and Families
Location - Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Length - 37 hour per week ongoing
Rate - £17.50ph

I am currently recruiting for an Assistant Care Manager within a children facility. The position is to assist in developing and implementing the philosophy of the Unit, contribute to the development of services for children and families and participate in reviewing the effectiveness, quality and equality of service delivery.

The post holder will, as part of a team, assist with the overall delivery of the safe care and management of all staff and resident young people, including the day to day administration, organisation and management of the Unit, within the scope of its service delivery.

- To assist with the management of the Home to ensure that it and promotes the well being of children and young people and enables them to reach their developmental potential.

- To ensure that services are provided efficiently and effectively within Departmental policy and procedures and statutory requirements.

- To ensure that managers are informed of significant matters arising in connection with the running of the Home, issues of Ofsted compliance and/or the young people.

- To represent the Home within and outside the Department and to participate in management processes and other forums.

- To act as an advocate for the children and young people.

- To assist with he management of the Homes budget.

- To participate in the on call duty system.

- To provide managerial assistance to other Residential Child Care Homes for prescribed periods of time as necessary and required.

- To assist with the management of a range of personnel processes including attendance management, annual leave and rotas.

- To ensure care is provided within an environment that positively integrates race, culture gender, disability and sexual orientation.

- Experience of working with children with severe learning disabilities & Autism.

- Possess an understanding and sensitivity towards disabled children and how this may affect their families.

- Must be able to evidence regular training experiences.

- Must be qualified at NVQ level 3 (CCYP or H&SC) plus 1 year post qualifying experience.

- Must be able to demonstrate experience of working in collaboration with other disciplines and agencies.

- Must have experience of delivering formal supervision.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!