Care Home Deputy Manager

Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
£ 20000 - 20000 Per year
Full time
Job level
9 Sep 2019
7 Oct 2019

Job Description

REF: X1DW031

LOCATION: Bolton, Greater Manchester

JOB TITLE: Care Home Deputy Manager

SALARY & BENEFITS: circa £20,000 pre annum

WORKING HOURS: Full Time 35 hours per week (No Nights) – will require flexibility with hours and to work 2 in 3 Saturdays

THE COMPANY: Do you have a NVQ level 3 qualification or higher in Health & Social Care as well as Team Leading experience, and are you looking for a new challenge?

Our client are seeking to appoint a Deputy Manager , 35 hours per week, based at Thicketford Place in Bolton. The Christian Charity provides residential care for adults age 18-65 who have severe learning disabilities and autism.

The position will suit someone who can motivate, inspire and lead by example in person centred practice, applying Christian principals

THE ROLE: As The Care Home Deputy Manager you will be required to positively support each service user in accordance with their care plan and in line with our client's principle of ‘Personal Value’. You will assist the Service Manager with the day-to-day operation of the Trust’s services and to ensure high quality within a Christian ethos.

Key Duties for the Care Home Deputy Manager role in Bolton, Greater Manchester :-
  • Lead and supervise staff on shift, motivating, inspiring and ensuring good interaction with residents at the appropriate level
  • Undertake daily living tasks such as cleaning, cooking and laundry when a service user is unable to do so. Encourage independence of service users
  • Support service users with their care needs in accordance with their care plan and promote good care practices
  • Support service users in community based activities, including driving the house vehicle and taking driver responsibility for the vehicle e.g. fuel, booking services
  • Contribute to the risk management process and health and safety needs of the home
  • Complete care plan monitoring records and oversee that care plans, eating plans and dietary requirements are being followed
  • Oversee medication supplies and returns, and ensure medication procedures and policies are followed
  • Oversee weekly household ordering and stock control of medication, care products, food and replacements of household goods
  • Record and report household building faults to the Service Manager. Follow up when required and ensure a safe environment is maintained.
  • Allocate bank work shifts fairly and in adequate time to ensure the rota works successfully
  • Deputise for the Service Manager when absent
THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the Care Home Deputy Manager position will need to hold a level 3 qualification (or above) in Health & Social Care and will need to have experience working in a residential setting, ideally with residents who have complex learning difficulties such as autism, and you will also need to have some supervisory experience or experience in leading a team. In addition candidates will need to have a valid UK Driving Licence and be able to take a flexible approach to working hours, as will be required to work 2 in 3 Saturdays with the 4th off as this is done on a shared rota basis.

Due to the nature of the role and the ethos and mission of our client, candidates will need to be a practising Christian.

Key Experience/ Characteristics preferred for the Care Home Deputy Manager role in Bolton, Greater Manchester :-
  • Must have level 3 qualification (or above) in Health & Social Care
  • Supervisory or Team Leading experience essential
  • Ideally have experience working with residents who have complex learning difficulties
  • Valid UK driving licence essential
  • Will need to live within Commutable distance to Bolton
  • Will need to be an active and practising Christian
Does this sound like you? If Yes then click the apply button now!

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps


Ref: X1DW031

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