Step-down services for children and young adults

At Young Foundations, we specialise in residential step-down services, and specialist education, for children and young people with complex needs.

Deputy Manager

Wrexham, Wrexham County

40 hours per week
£28,957 - £31,800

Young Foundations is a provider of residential step-down services for children and young people with complex needs, including autism, learning disabilities, and mental health issues. Young Foundations is a vibrant business, offering its employees the opportunity to develop and grow in their careers as part of a nationally renowned company.


Part of Young Foundations, Oaklea Grange is a brand new children's residential school for up to 11 children and young people aged 11 to 18 with a range of acute and enduring mental health issues & associated challenging and complex needs, including Learning Disabilities & Autistic Spectrum Disorders. We require a Deputy Manager to assist the Head of Care covering a range of duties and responsibilities.

Experience is essential along with the ability to work with clinicians and other professionals to ensure that the young people at Oaklea Grange receive the highest quality of care and education.

It is a requirement for the applicant to either hold NVQ Level V, demonstrate a preparedness to work toward the same or evidence that they hold an equivalent qualification.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager to make this role their own and help shape this brand new service and its’ team whilst striving to achieve the best possible outcomes for the young people you will be supporting.

To apply for this position please apply by submitting a CV with your contact details included.

What Young Foundations Can Offer:

Join an award winning organisation that offers Industry Leading Training

Young Foundations was the recipient of the prestigious Laing Buisson ‘Innovation In Care Award 2018’ and ‘Children’s Services Award 2020’, and is fully committed to the provision of exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of its employees: including training in attachment disorder, neurology, development and mental health and well-being.

The opportunity to study for a Bachelor’s degree while you work

Young Foundations believe that the professionalism and expertise of our frontline staff should be recognised, by allowing them to achieve a credible level of nationally recognised qualification while they work. With this in mind, 2018 saw the launch of the Foundation Degree sponsorship programme in partnership with Glyndwr University, Wales. This programme allows the part funding of Young Foundations employees, to follow University programmes of work based education, that will lead to FdA and later BA (Honours) qualifications in Therapeutic Childcare

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