Deputy Care Manager

Spear Recruitment
£25,000 - £29,999
21 Mar 2019
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Care Manager

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £25,000

Our client, a care home based in Sheffield, is currently looking for a Deputy Care Manager to join their existing team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To promote the values and principles of each care home and fully implement its policies, procedures and systems.
  • Create and promote an ordinary living environment for service users, enabling them to develop the skills required for independent living.
  • Develop individual care plans, based on assessment of needs, in conjunction with the referring agent and multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ensure that holistic care of each individual is reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Foster good relations and lines of communication with families/circles of support, commissioners and other stakeholders/services/agencies involved in the care of service users.
  • Stay abreast of developments and current trends, when caring for people with mental health needs.
  • Assist the Registered Manager in the leadership and management of staff, efficient management of budgets, marketing the home, recruitment, carrying out staff supervisions and rotas.
  • Co-ordinate any temporary care staff, trainees or volunteers drawn in to support the care home.
  • Co-ordinate the administration of external events in conjunction with other members of staff and volunteers or external groups as required.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of legislation and maintain compliance.


  • Previous experience of working with individuals with mental health needs.
  • An awareness of the duties that come with managing a home.
  • An awareness of the need for outward facing communication.
  • An enthusiastic, self-starter with the ability to work in a small, dynamic environment.
  • A confident personality with good organisational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, as the ideal candidate will play a key role in a team that encourages the service users to express their wishes and needs and make informed choices.
  • Minimum of Level 5 in leadership and management or equivalent
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a management/supervisory role or extensive experience as a Senior Care Support Worker within the past 5 years.
  • Good IT Skills - Microsoft Office (word processing and spreadsheets) and use of the Internet.
  • Current full UK driver’s licence

This vacancy is being managed by Ben Moses at Spear Recruitment Ltd.

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