Deputy Manager

Posted 21/05/2024 by Outward


Deputy Manager

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic, motivated, and committed Deputy Manager, with experience working with adults with a learning disability/autism and complex needs to join an exciting organisation.

Job Title: Deputy Manager

Hours: Full-time (38 hours per week)

Salary: £31,052 per annum pro rata

Location: Enfield, EN1

Contract: Temporary - Fixed term

Closing Date: 20th June 2024 – we reserve the right to close the role early if we find a suitable candidate.

Interviews: Week commencing 4th July 2024

About the role:

The Deputy Manager would support the manager with recruiting and managing the large staff team, creating a culture of positive behaviour support within a personalised environment, embedding quality standards, and achieving and progressing good outcomes with the people we support.

As well as managing the service safely within the regulations and standards required by CQC. You will act as a role model in the delivery of active support you will promote and maintain person centred approaches and inclusive community links to achieve positive outcomes with the people we support from the frontline staff team.

The main responsibilities of the Deputy Manager will include:

  • Provide direct day-to-day management of one service (or a group of small services)
  • Organise staff rota and activities linked to contractual requirements and customer wishes.
  • Develop and grow the skills of a staff team/s providing training mentoring and performance management.
  • Spend at least 50% of working hours delivering care and support services focussing on carrying out complex assessments, care plan reviews, customer-related meetings and mentoring, assessing, and developing staff’s kills.
  • To work weekends, evenings and bank holidays as required by the service.

About you

  • To share our values of enabling, empowering and engaging and implement these.
  • A minimum of 1 year’s experience in providing support to people with learning disabilities/ autism and or complex needs and or behaviours of concern.
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to build positive relationships with internal and external partners – staff, professionals, people we support, families.
  • Be confident in using your own initiative and able to deputise for the Service Manager.
  • Have strong IT skills and am able to manage own time and work under pressure.
  • Creativity, motivation and enthusiasm to bring new ideas into the service and to implement these to shape the service as part of continuous improvement.
  • QCF Level 5 in Leadership for Health and Social Care, or equivalent or willingness to gain a qualification.
  • Experience in staff management and the ability to lead and develop a large team ensuring staff are appropriately trained.
  • Experience in carrying out needs assessments and creating support and risk management plans for people with complex needs.
  • The ability to deliver the service in accordance with an individual support plans, the service specification and CQC requirements.

Employee Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Programme

  • Computing Scheme
  • Credit Union Scheme
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Health Assured – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye care Vouchers
  • Flu Jab Reimbursement
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension Scheme
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Blue Light Card

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.  If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised.

We very much welcome previous experience working as: Deputy Manager, Service, Supported Living, Complex Needs, Accommodation Service, Housing, Social Housing, Mental Health, Mental Health Support, Mental Health Support Worker, Mental Health Service, Recovery, Housing Management, Social Service, Social Services, Housing and Health, Social Care, Care and Support, Outreach, Crisis, Refuge, Deputy Service Manager.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by Social Care People on behalf of the organisation. #INDSCP

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