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Join the team as a Deputy Manager

Updated: Aug 17, 2023

We are looking for a brilliant person with experience in Children's Residential Care to become a Deputy Manager at Juno.

The Role

Place of work: Wirral, Merseyside

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Job terms: Full-time, permanent

As a Deputy Manager, you will be responsible for the effective day-to-day running of the home in the absence of the Registered Manager, working flexibly to meet changing demands.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Be responsible for work allocations and ensuring effective teamwork

  • Quickly establish trusting relationships with children and provide practical day-to-day care for them in a loving and supportive way, which enables their growth and development

  • Organise, participate in and plan shared activities and interests with children to nurture their wellbeing, learning and growth

  • Take the lead in developing care plans and then work with each child to follow their care plan to reflect their changing needs and be proactive in working to achieve the aims of their care plan

Who are we looking for?

In the role, we want an experienced residential carer who wants to further their career in homes that will provide Outstanding care for children. We want someone who personifies our values, looking for people from diverse backgrounds who are loving, compassionate, clever and creative. We like people who are ‘woke’, if ‘woke’ means being alert to the needs of others, being fair and anti-discriminatory.

You will have:

  • A Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Residential Care (or equivalent)

  • Two years experience of working with children in a residential care setting

  • Experience in supervising other staff and experience of effective co-working with other professionals

  • Full, clean driving licence

  • An understanding of the risks and issues facing children in care and their families

Application deadline - 15th of August

Post to commence asap

To apply:

Send your CV and answers to the following questions to

  1. Tell us about your personal values. What is most important to you in terms of how you live your life and how you treat others?

  2. From the perspective of a teenager in the current care system, what would they think needs to be changed about children’s homes?

Recruitment process:
  • You will be invited to a short video call to meet the hiring manager

  • You will be invited to a full-day assessment event in Liverpool

  • If successful, you will be invited to a final stage Safer Recruitment interview

Download the full job pack for further information:

Juno - Deputy Manager Job Pack Jul23
Download PDF • 2.89MB

Interested but not quite ready to apply?

Send us an email at and we will keep your details on file for future roles, or help you otherwise.

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