Deputy Care Manager - Adult LD - The Mallards, Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Posted 13 May by Caretech
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Deputy Care Manager - Adult LD - The Mallards, Gaywood, Norfolk - £10.75ph

We are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our friendly Mallards team based at our service in King's Lynn.

Working at The Mallards you will be supporting individuals with physical and learning disabilities.

We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives and gain further independence.

Preferably experience of working in a similar environment but not essential as training is provided.

You will also need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potential sleep ins.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

This position will have the responsibility of working with the manager in offering a professional, flexible service.

To supervise and lead a team of support workers to enable our service users to lead as fulfilling and satisfying a life as they possibly can.

To act as a role model for staff, so that they are encouraged to understand the people you are support.

To offer regular supervision to all staff.

To be actively engaged with service users and staff, continuously seeking opportunities for improvements to service users’ lifestyles and staffs’ skills and commitment to achieve this.

To participate in the day-to-day implementation of individual support plans and activities within a challenging environment.

To maintain effective communication and liaison with service users, families and other whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality.

To maintain accurate notes and records as and when required.

To work as part of a team to provide high quality care.

The Successful Candidate for the role

NVQ Level 4 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is essential.

Experience at a similar level is preferred.

Full driving licence would be an advantage, due to the rural location.

The ability to keep calm under pressure.

Confidence to work alone and as part of a team.

Excellent communication skills.

The passion to work with vulnerable Adults.

The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding


We offer Full Time Permanent contracts.

We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards.

We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care Career progression path within the company.

Employee Assistance Helpline.

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme.

DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us.

About Caretech

Caretech Community Services established in 1993 has 250 services with continuous growth with new developments/services. CareTech Community Services is a national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with autism, learning disabilities, mental health illness and neurological conditions.

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Health
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Social Care
  • Supervision

Reference: 37693063

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