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Deputy Manager - Residential Home

Posted 5 February by Caretech
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£23,500 per annum
Gaywood , Norfolk
Permanent, full-time

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Deputy Manger - Kings Lynn

Benefits

£23.5k per annum

37.5 hours per week (various hours and shifts available to suit your lifestyle)

Various contracted hour shifts available (to suit your lifestyle)

20 days holiday + bank holidays

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards

Dedicated learning & development programmes.

We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector

We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care.

Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics

DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us.

Refer a Friend Reward Scheme - earn up to £250 per referral!

Stakeholder Pension

Share Save Scheme

Free Employee Assistance Programme

Annual Employee Awards Evening

Employee recognition schemes

Carer progression within the company.

CareTech Foundation - Opportunity to apply for family and friend’s grants.

The Role

We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve. To help them achieve this you will need to be flexible, as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potential sleep ins.

If your best traits are positivity, friendliness and innovation then this job is for you!

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

The Service

Rated Good by CQC, The Mallards is located in King Lynn and is a residential home for up to 11 service user who have a range of learning disabilities including Autism.

The service users enjoy going out to the local cinema, trips to the beach and local shops as well as swimming and going to the gym. Those that remain in service enjoy arts and crafts, garden games and cycling

Personal Characteristics

Diploma in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards one.

Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues.

The ability to keep calm under pressure.

The confidence to work alone or 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.

The Organisation:

CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.

CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a "Disability Confident Leader".

Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES

Required skills

  • Social Care
  • Managerial Skills
  • Residential Care

Reference: 41459940

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