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We're looking for a Deputy Manager

We're looking for a brilliant, experienced residential carer or Deputy Manager to provide Outstanding care and support colleagues in Juno Oxton.

The Role

Place of work: Wirral, Merseyside

Remuneration: £35,000

Job terms: Full-time, permanent. 37.5 hours per week Generally Mon-Fri 9am-5pm with some weekend working

As the Deputy Manager at Juno Oxton, 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.

We will provide you with high-quality training and development opportunities, offering all the necessary support.

As the Deputy Manager you will:

  • Work alongside the Care team on shifts initially, moving into a more managerial role as the home is established, supervising the staff team alongside the Registered Manager

  • Support the Registered Manager in ensuring compliance with Juno policies and procedures, the SOP and meeting all OFSTED regulations

  • 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

  • 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

What benefits do we offer?

  • You’ll get plenty of holidays which increase with the length of service

  • If you do work on Bank holidays, we will compensate for these with an enhanced rate

  • We will provide therapeutic coaching & mental health support and will be committed to your ongoing learning and development, including your Level 5 Leadership & Management qualification

  • You’ll get a good workplace pension, sick pay cover and above-average pay

Who are we looking for?

We need individuals who can build supportive relationships with teenagers and will be good advocates and role models for them.

Requirements for the role include:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent)

  • At least 2 years of experience working in Children's Residential Care

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

  • Driving licence

  • Willingness to obtain Enhanced DBS clearance

Deadline: 5pm on the 11th of February

We are evaluating applicants as they come and will offer interviews throughout February

To apply:

Fill in this form and we'll be in touch with you with the next steps.

Recruitment process:
  • You will be invited to a short informal call to meet a member of the team and ask any questions

  • You will be invited to an interview, and then a final-stage assessment event in Liverpool

Download the full job packs for further information:

Oxton Deputy Manager Job Pack
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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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