Crowborough, East Sussex
To be discussed
10 Jun 2021
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

J & R CARE LTD are seeking :


PROFILE - Position: Residential Children’s Home, Assistant Manager Responsible to: The Directors/Responsible Individual/ Registered Manager. Main Purpose of the Job: To work within a four-bedded Residential Children’s Homes in Crowborough, East Sussex which is registered for children between 8 - 18 years old with emotional and behavioural needs.


  • To assist the Manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Statement of Purpose.  
  • To support the staff team to enable them to meet the needs of the children and young people.
  • To undertake direct work with children and young people as appropriate.
  • To ensure each shift is planned and resources allocated.
  • To work in partnership with other professionals to achieve positive outcomes for young people.
  • To facilitate supervision and support to staff in line with the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards and as directed by the Registered Manager


  • To meet the needs of children through:
  • Ensuring that each member of staff is aware of each child’s care plan and their responsibilities for its implementation.
  • Attending childcare reviews,
  • To assist the Home Manager in planning relevant meetings as required
  • Undertaking direct work with young people and acting as an appropriate role model.
  • Maintaining accurate written records.
  • Chairing children’s meetings and facilitating consultation with young people generally.
  • Acting as an appropriate adult.
  • Providing supervisory control and direction in relation to staff duties and responsibilities.
  • Taking responsibility for planning shifts and ensuring their smooth running when on duty.
  • Providing consultation and informal advice and support to staff in relation to day to day matters
  • Facilitating 1:1 supervision to staff in line with the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards
  • Contributing to team and staff meetings to facilitate good communication and staff development.
  • Ensuring staff work within the Home’s policies, procedures and the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards requirements.
  • Ensuring general daily tasks within the home are completed.
  • Providing an out of hours on call support service on a rotational basis.
  • Acting as a buffer to the Registered Manager
  • Taking full responsibility for the home at times when the Registered Manager is on leave.

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