Deputy Care Home Manager

Deputy Care Home Manager

Hft | Bodmin, ENG, GB

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*Job description*
Type of service – Care and Support
Location – St Teath, Cornwall
Salary information – £28,057 per annum
Working hours – 37.5 hours
A full UK driving license is essential for this role.
*#Care to join us?*
We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.
Join us as a manager with Hft and you’ll develop your social care career with one of the leading names in the sector. You’ll go to work each day knowing you can make a real difference to the lives of adults with learning disabilities.
*About the role*
There’s no such thing as a typical day here. As a Deputy manager, you will be responsible for leading our residential care home, inspiring your team and putting the tools in place to ensure your services are safe, caring, effective and well led. You will work closely with the Registered Care Home Manager to achieve this. This is a great opportunity to take on new responsibilities and build your management and leadership skills.
You’ll be managing teams of people and using Hft’s unique, person-centred model to support adults with learning disabilities, enabling them to lead enjoyable, fulfilling lives. We give our managers significant accountability and opportunity.
The Deputy Manager assists the Registered Manager in key areas of the day-to-day running of the residential care home deputising as directed in their absence. You will be responsible for the direct supervision and line management of support staff as required by the service.
Alongside the Registered Manager, you will be responsible and accountable for monitoring, maintaining and providing the highest standards of clinical and personal support and care support delivery, while promoting independence and choice to the people supported in the home.
As a senior member of the team, you will promote and lead good practice at all times and act as an exemplary role model and continue to be responsible for all duties set out in the Senior Support Worker or Support Worker job descriptions.
*About you*
This is a demanding role for someone who is ready to step up and take their leadership and management skills to the next level.
You will care about how you work in partnership with others, working closely with the people Hft supports and their families, along with your Hft colleagues, local authorities and other agencies.
You will speak out for the people we support, negotiating the best possible support contracts. You’ll have great scope to innovate, network and make the most of collaborative opportunities. You will also need experience of working with adults or children with learning disabilities, ideally with people with complex needs.
Experience of supervising and managing a team is essential.​​​​​​​
You need to hold a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (or acceptable equivalent) OR have the ability to achieve this within 18 months of appointment.
If you do not already have a relevant qualification in Health and Social Care, Hft will fully fund and provide training for you to obtain your Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management within the first 12-18 months of your employment. ​​​​​​​*​​​​​​​*
*What we offer*
The career development opportunities are excellent. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible. Your will receive a full induction.
* Access to the *Hft Plus benefits package*, which includes a range of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out and also includes an Employee Assistance Programme with telephone and face-to-face support options
* Access to award winning *training and development* – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider status
* Annual *staff award scheme* – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme
* *25 days annual leave* (plus 8 statutory bank holidays) (pro rata for part time staff)
* A contributory *pension scheme and life assurance*
* *Apprenticeships* - gain a fully funded Level 5 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning
* *Free DBS Check*
*Join us and help change lives.*
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £28,057.83 per year
* Additional leave
* Casual dress
* Company pension
* Free parking
* Referral programme
* Sick pay
* Store discount
* Wellness programme
* 8 hour shift
COVID-19 considerations:
Full precautions taken
Ability to commute/relocate:
* BODMIN: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work authorisation:
* United Kingdom (required)
Work Location: One location