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Deputy Manager

Kings Lynn
12 Jan 2021
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Job Description

Location:  Kings Lynn

Hourly Rate: £10.72ph

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.
  • 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.
  • Act as a role model for staff, so that they are encouraged to understand the people you are support.
  • Offer regular supervision to all staff.
  • 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.
  • Participate in the day-to-day implementation of individual support plans and activities within a challenging environment.
  • Maintain effective communication and liaison with service users, families and other whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality.
  • Maintain accurate notes and records as and when required.
  • 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 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.

Excellent Benefits

  • 37.5 hours per week (various hours and shifts available to suit your lifestyle)
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • DBS check paid by client prior to starting with us.
  • Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
  • Stakeholder Pension
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  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector
  • We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care.
  • Carer progression within the company.

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