Leicester (On-site)
Leicester, Leicester
£27,814 - £35,728 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you want to be part of shaping a brand new innovative residential support service for young people in Leicestershire? 

Can you achieve transformational change for looked after young people who have a range of complex needs? 

If you're passionate about the children and young people in your care and can show understanding, tenacity and consistency of care – this may be the opportunity for you!

History of Service

A new model of Children's Residential Care provision has been developed within the Children's Innovation Partnership between Barnardo's and Leicestershire County Council. The partnership was established to drive forward key elements of the Care Placement Strategy 2018-2021. The Care Placement Strategy is an overarching document which brings together key departmental strategies within the overall pathway of edge of care through to leaving care.

Service Overview

The Deputy Manager will work in the home with children vulnerable to exploitation in the Blaby District.

Supplementary Information

What Barnardo's can offer:

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent training and development opportunities - including 3 day learning.
  • Flexible working - home - work - life balance
  • Outstanding Leadership support

Objectives of Service

This provision is being established to increase the capacity of provision for young people within Leicestershire, to increase local support for our most complex and vulnerable young people. This provision will focus on the following principles intended to improve outcomes:

  • A safe and structured group living environment.
  • Residential workers who are specifically trained in attachment and ACES are warm and responsive.
  • Opportunities for young people's development.
  • Therapeutic support and relationships.
  • Trauma-informed approaches.
  • Preparation for adulthood.


When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

This post may attract an additional market supplement and /or relocation expenses.  Must be able to travel throughout the Locality to meet the requirements of the role.

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

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Posted on: 08 July 2022
Closed date: 05 August 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 12009
Tags: Social Care/Development, Care Management

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