Deputy Manager - Adults

£28,500 - £31,400 per annum

Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

Full time, Permanent

If you’re seeking a new career where you can make a positive difference to the lives of others, we would love to hear from you!  

We currently have an opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join our home, Gardens Site in Kirkby, Lonsdale.  An ideal opportunity for those with experience of working within an adult care setting seeking a new challenge.

About the role

As Deputy Manager you will be supporting the Registered Manager with the smooth operation of the home ensuring the best possible care to adults with Autism, learning disabilities and associated needs.  Working to ensure high standards are maintained in the context of staffing, training, legislation, local and governmental guidance and the health and welfare of the residents and staff. 

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Supervision of the team
  • Coaching and developing the team to maximise their performance and potential and work effectively to deliver the best outcomes
  • Supporting the Registered Manager with day to day tasks
  • Managing and organising training for all staff
  • Completing staff rotas
  • Attending professional meetings
  • Updating documentation to reflect any new changes
  • Support on a 24 hour basis

We are CQC rated "Good" and provide care that is centred around the people we support.  A 4 bed residential service with single occupancy properties and 1:1 or 2:1 support throughout the day and night. We have a dedicated in-house clinical team which consists of, but isn’t limited to, Clinical Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy to ensure that every aspect of the support we provide is specialised and individualised.

We’re looking for creative, passionate and empathetic individuals to join our team and make a positive difference to the lives of others each day.

Essential requirements:

We are looking for someone with experience within adult care who has level 3 Diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be Qualified in Level 3 Diploma Care Leadership and Management
  • Experienced in managing and supervising people
  • Able to support the management of a 24/7 operation
  • Experienced in working within a framework of safeguarding
  • Excellent working knowledge of equality and diversity
  • Excellent organisational skills, accurate record keeping with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and listening skills

In return

  • You will have our support to progress, including funding for relevant qualifications.
  • A fantastic central induction, local induction and a dedicated buddy who will be there for you from day one.
  • Access to an extensive training suite for personal development, it’s all free and online.
  • Access to our internal platform which offers, employee discounts for 100’s of retailers, recognition cards, wellbeing tools and more.
  • We also offer a Cycle to Work scheme (discounts on bikes/equipment), Bupa Employee Assistance Programme and Salary Finance options such as advances on your earned pay when you need it most.
  • We have recently also introduced “One moment in time” which is an extra days’ leave each year for you to use on a day special to you
  • We are proud to have been certified as Great Place to Work for the second year running (based on feedback from our existing staff)

In line with changes to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 anyone working in a CQC-registered care home in England for residents requiring nursing or personal care must have 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine unless they have a medical exemption.   

Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for


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