Deputy Manager – Learning Disability Service £20K+

  • South West
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Reference: J34789/CP

Deputy Manager – Learning Disability Service -£20K+

My client is currently looking for a Deputy Manager for a specialist residential care home for people who live with learning disability and mental health conditions. The service is located in Gloucester and provides care for up to 15 residents.

As Deputy Manager you will be responsible for supporting the home manager in running of the care home. Your key responsibilities will centre around management of staff, care delivery to residents, recruitment, training and ensuring that the home is run in accordance with company and CQC policies.

We are looking for a candidate that is self-driven, motivated and enthusiastic. It is important you have a strong skillset but essential that you share the strong core values of the organisation and the same passion for person centred care.

Job Requirements:
• To supervise and support staff in the delivery of the service provision
• To act as a positive role model, to provide effective supervision and guidance to other team members, contributing to their performance and professional development.
• To support people who use the service in achieving their outcomes in the way that they choose.
• To act in accordance with all policies, procedures and any other advice and instructions implemented by the company.
• To complete daily administration including updating person centred support and care plans and completing accurate daily notes.
• To develop and maintain professional relationships whilst developing a good understanding with the people who use the service, their family, colleagues, visitors and any other stakeholders.
• Flexibility to work across a rolling rota (shift patterns upon request)

Skills/ Qualifications:
• Experience with Learning Disabilities
• NVQ Level 5 preferred but not essential (minimum level 3 NVQ in Health & Social care)
• Over 2 years Deputy/Management experience within the healthcare sector
• In-depth knowledge of CQC guidelines and regulations
• Good IT skills and confidence in computer based work
• Have a positive attitude towards improving Standards of Care

What you receive in return for your hard work:
• Free training, paid induction and the opportunity to undergo free further education/qualifications at work (upon completion of probation)
• Pay enhancements for working overtime and bank holidays
• Personal development and career progression opportunities
• Competitive pension contribution

For more information on how to become part of this ever expanding organisation and to apply for this fantastic opportunity please contact Charlotte Patterson on 01904 571187 or simply apply below with your CV and we will contact you with the details.