The Beeches Vacancies

Deputy Manager – Peterborough

Join our Team: Deputy Manager – Peterborough

Town/City: Peterborough
Salary Details: £15.44 per hour (rising to £16.49 after probation), £70.50 for sleep-in
Vacancy Type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 40

Have you thought about working for The Beeches?

Everyone wants to do something meaningful with their life, and to do a job that has purpose. At The Beeches, helping children and young people is at the heart of everything we do. Our vision is to provide support and care for children/young people with learning difficulties and challenging behaviours, promoting independence and choice.

We value individual uniqueness and diversity and achieving outcomes that matter most to the young people we care for. An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Residential Care Home Service, and we are looking for a Deputy Manager who is passionate about achieving the best outcomes for our young people.

No two days are ever the same, sometimes they may be challenging but they will always be positive and rewarding.

What you will need to succeed:

As a Deputy Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operations. You are to lead, motivate and manage staff and home resources to ensure high standards of service are achieved within the home, exceeding regulatory standards. Also, to meet and exceed the key performance indicators for people, quality, and performance.

  • Diploma Level 5 in Residential Childcare or equivalent, or commitment to work towards.
  • At least 2 years supervisor experience within a children’s home.
  • Previous experience as a Deputy Manager is desirable.
  • Good knowledge of Ofsted.
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding and legislation.
  • Strong, energetic leader.
  • Computer literate.
  • Organised and be able to multitask.


As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to young people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and benefits as one of our employees as well as:

  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support.
  • Birthday bonus.
  • Recommend a Friend scheme.

Please Note

T&C’s apply based on contract. All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references. If you are successfully matched to a role, you will be classed as a key worker. This job description provides an outline of the duties and responsibilities involved in the post of Deputy Manager, but is not intended to establish a total definition of the job, which by virtue, is developmental and subject to ongoing review and improvement. If you would like an informal discussion about the role, then please call our office on 01733 344448 option 1

To apply for this role, please send your CV to or complete the application form below.