The role of the Residential Family Assessment Centre Deputy Manager is to support the Registered Manager in leading and managing the residential family centre in accordance with its ethos, ensuring robust, fair, and evidence-based assessment and support are provided as defined in the centre’s statement of purpose.

The Deputy Manager will support the Registered Manager to ensure the day-to-day running of the service provides the environment for assessment to take place and that babies and children are protected during their stay at the centre.

The Residential Family Centre Deputy Manager will need to demonstrate that they have the essential skills to help develop the leadership and management of the centre within their remit such that the centre has the capacity and capability to meet the Residential Family Centres National Minimum Standards and The Residential Family Centres Regulations 2002 and amendment 2013.

The Residential Family Assessment Centre Deputy Manager Job Description and Person Specification lays out the essential requirements of the role and the skills needed for the position of the Residential Family Assessment Centre Deputy Manager.