Deputy Care Manager

Location
Bedford
Salary
£13.65 per hour
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
00328406
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Deputy Care Manager 

Do you… 

Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society? 

Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world? 

If so… Leonard Cheshire offers you the chance to become part of a great team! 

About us: 

Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000 disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past, drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and sustainable organisation. 

We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others. 

Position: Deputy Manager 
Location: Bedford 
Job type: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Salary: £13.65 per hour / £24,911 per annum 
Benefits: Fair and competitive pay rates. Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit. Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice). Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates. Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice). Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice). Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme. Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

Closing Date: 20 June 2019 

About the role: 

This is an existing opportunity for the Mid-Shires Supported living Service based at Bedford encompassing our 5 Supported Living Services based in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire. 

As a Deputy Manager / Deputy Care Home Manager with Leonard Cheshire you will support the Manager in the day to day operation of the service. This includes deputising in their absence and responsibility for the direct supervision and line-management of staff. You will be accountable for monitoring, maintaining and providing the highest standards of clinical / personal support and service delivery, while promoting independence and choice of our residents. 

About you: 

- Have a level of professional development and registration (may include level 5 leadership in health & social care qualification). 
- Have experience of providing direct personal and social care. 
- Be experienced in managing a team of support staff. 
- Have experience of working with customers who have physical and / or learning disabilities. 
- Be able to work flexibly in accordance with rostered hours. 

A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. 

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed. 

You may have experience of the following: Deputy Care Home Manager, Deputy Care Manager, Deputy Residential Home Manager, Care Manager, Registered Manager, Charity, Not For Profit, Third Sector, etc.