The starting salary for this role is £30,510 per annum, working 36 hours per week.
Are you an experienced team leader or supervisor in residential care, looking to progress into a management role?
We are recruiting for a Deputy Manager at Meadowside, one of our residential homes for Older People. The Deputy Manager supports the Home Manager to deliver a front line, person centred care service, seven days a week, 24 hours a day including bank holidays and evenings.
The role is based in Service Delivery, which is the provider arm of the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care directorate. Service Delivery provides direct care to individuals living in their own homes and in-house residential establishments across the county. The service is registered with the Quality Care Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards.
Our Vision is to provide outstanding services and be an employer of choice with highly trained, passionate and dedicated staff.
You will work with the Home Manager to ensure that high quality care is delivered in accordance with Care Quality Commission standards and current legislation. You will assist the Home Manager on all operational human resource issues, ensure staff in the team undertake essential training for their role, ensure that people receiving services have up to date assessments and that their needs are met in accordance with their individual support plan and will systematically review the quality of care provided in the Home.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- A diploma in Management of Care or relevant qualification.
- A sound knowledge of relevant standards and legislation in relation to the service.
- Experience of staff supervision and the ability to nurture staff through change.
- The ability to manage complex rotas.
- The ability to work on own initiative, responding flexibly to changing priorities and maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills including the ability to write clear reports.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 20/05/2022.
This is a 9-month secondment opportunity.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion please contact Luke Reed on 01483 404 937 or by e-mail at Luke.firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.