Deputy Manager, domiciliary care

Age UK York is a well-respected local charity which makes a positive difference to older people of York by providing help and services for them and their families/carers. The Deputy Manager will be working in our Bridge the Gap team to ensure older people receive high quality care at home.

An exciting opportunity for experienced Care professional to join a growing team with an emphasis on providing high quality domiciliary care in the community. This is a full-time position. We are looking for people who put the clients first and have a drive to continue their career in the care sector.

Pay: £25,000 per annum plus £20.00 per day on call

Location: York and surrounding area

Hours: 35 hours per week to be worked flexibly over 7 days.

The Role

The Deputy Manager will:

Key Responsibilities

The Deputy Manager will oversee the delivery of high-quality care and support to older people in York

The Deputy Manager will line manager care staff, carrying out spot checks, training and inducting them and ensuring they deliver care which puts the older person at its heart

Supporting the Bridge the Gap Manager, when required, with ensuring the service is delivered in line with all CQC regulations

About Age UK York

Age UK York is an independent local charity. We've been working in the local community to help older people for 50 years. We have 100 dedicated staff and over 400 volunteers helping us to deliver services and activities for older people in York.

We are an organisation committed to staff development. We will support you to grow as a professional and develop your skills and talents, including supporting you to gain new qualifications.

Age UK York is committed to diversity and equality. Through our recruitment, we want to build a diverse workforce, best able to support all older people in York.

Perks of working for Age UK York:

Generous holidays 26 days plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time employees)

Additional leave extra day of long service, birthday day off and half day Christmas shopping

Enhanced sick pay after 6 months of service

Flexible work schedule

Potential for funding towards professional qualifications

Free eye test

Free flu jab

Free DBS

About you

To be considered for this role you will need:

A Level 4 qualification in health and social care or equivalent, or willingness to work towards this qualification

Significant experience working in a social care setting

An understanding of what excellent understanding of working with older people with frailty, dementia or who are blind or partially sighted, sight loss or are D/deaf or hard of hearing. Providing a commitment to delivering high quality care

Understanding of performance managing of staff

Recent experience of handling safeguarding issues

Strong organisational skills

A driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes

North Yorkshire, England, UK