Deputy Manager (Residential) – No Wrong Door – Strengthening Families Protecting Children Programme

North Yorkshire
£39,880 - £43,857 per annum, pro rata
10 Feb 2021
28 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full time

Deputy Manager (Residential) – No Wrong Door – Strengthening Families Protecting Children Programme - Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

Grade: M
Contract: Permanent 
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £39,880 - £43,857 per annum, pro rata
Location: This post is employed by North Yorkshire County Council and seconded to Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council  to work within the newly formed No Wrong Door Hub.  Based primarily in Redcar there may be some requirement to attend North Yorkshire as required. The secondment is scheduled to last two years, with the post then transferring to Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.
Deputy Manager Residential - No Wrong Door - Strengthening Families Protecting Children Programme (SFPC). You will be part of the management team that supports a wide range of accommodation (including residential), support and services that makes up a NWD model. We are looking for a No Wrong Door (NWD) Deputy Manager who is equipped to take on a truly unique position; the key purpose of the role is to be responsible for the delivery of a quality Hub model which fundamentally places effective relationships with children and families at its heart. You will lead from the front to generate a change in culture, systems, relationships, practice and ways of working together, whilst complying with national guidance, standards and regulations with the determination to make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and families in Redcar and in due course reducing costs.
The role of Deputy Manager is dynamic and diverse, requiring a confident, autonomous individual to drive forward practice and influence stakeholders, partners and colleagues. We are looking for an innovative professional with experience and resilience in working with young people with complex and challenging behaviours. You will be driven, astute, inspirational and a great communicator who strongly believes in a relationship based approach when working with children and young people, whilst ensuing multi-agency networks are developed and maintained and NWD is kept at the forefront of strategic developments and partner’s priorities, at all levels. 
As Deputy Manager you will demonstrate real leadership and direction to enable staff to work at their best, using evidence based models including Signs of Safety and Restorative Practice. You will provide on-the-ground support and drive change in finding solutions, building sustainable and meaningful relationships and manage the reduction of risk, whilst focussing on local placements with the clear objective of improving work with families and safely reducing the number of children entering care.
You will work on a secondment arrangement with Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council whilst being an NYCC employee you will progress and develop the NWD approach in Redcar, working closely together to adopt and adapt the model. The implementation will bring systemic change to working with the hardest to reach, engage and place adolescents and fundamentally challenge traditional methods of practice and theoretical thinking. 

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For an informal conversation to discuss this vacancy further, we welcome you to contact Iain Kirkup (Team Manager No Wrong Door Central Delivery Team) on or by calling 07890 381141   

Key Dates:
Closing – Midnight Sunday 28th February 2021 

Interview - TBC (virtually)

This post requires an Enhanced DBS, the cost of which will be met by the Employer.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity.