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Assistant Homes Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent assistant home's manager to oversee our Grantham and Gainsborough semi-independent accommodation. This is a great opportunity to join the management team in regulated services and make a positive contribution to Lincolnshire County Council.

Social Care
Job Category
Children's Residential Homes
General Location
DN21 2SF
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Assistant Homes Manager - Semi Independent

We are looking to recruit an assistant homes manager for our semi-independent accommodation situated in Gainsborough and Grantham, Lincolnshire. Denton Avenue, and Rowston Close, provides semi-independent accommodation for young people who are looked after by Lincolnshire County Council. The accommodation at both locations comprise of two semi-detached houses. The houses at each site allows for up to five young people to reside, providing an independence programme for a period of up to twenty six weeks.  All residents are aged between sixteen and eighteen and are children in care.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic forward thinking assistant homes manager. You must have a proven track record of effective and engaging leadership not only with a team of residential care officers but also with stakeholders, statutory agencies and external multidisciplinary teams. You must have management experience within children's residential services or semi-independent accommodation and either hold or be willing to work towards the QCF 5 in Leadership and Management.

Assistant homes Managers are required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and a shift pattern is worked, including nights, bank holidays and weekends. The candidate would be required to work across the residential estates of children's services if the need arises to meet the needs of the service making driving essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the vision and aspiration of the authority for young people who are preparing for adulthood.

Applicants must provide two references, a full employment history and evidence to verify their eligibility to work in the UK.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Andrew Morris 07770 648 087


Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check


All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.