This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to make a real difference.
As the Deputy Manager you will be a role model for the support workers and will assist the manager to lead, motivate and manage the service to a high standard. This position will involve a mixture of shift work and supporting the Locality Manager in the office. The challenging and varied role of a Deputy Manager is ideal for anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the lives of the people we support and their families. Whilst this is a very diverse role, the key focus is always on supporting a person to lead a fulfilling and more independent life.
Due to the nature of this role it would be desirable for the successful candidate to hold a full UK driving license.
Level 3 Social care qualification. (Minimum essential required)
Level 5 Social care qualification in line with the organisation’s strategic aims or willingness to complete the qualification within a designated time frame.
Good knowledge and practical implementation of the health & social care act (particularly the fundamental standards of quality & safety in England)
Ability to recognise, challenge and remedy poor practice.
Experience of working at a supervisory level in care/support setting within the last 3 years.
Ability to set and work to deadlines.
Excellent level of people management skills.
Management skills to maintain the service to a high standard.
Ability to travel independently to various locations across the organisation for training, meetings, cover etc. which may involve overnight stays.
Computer skills in Microsoft office particularly word, excel, outlook and the internet.
Excellent level of organisation skills.
Ability to demonstrate clear communication skills both verbal and written.