This role is based in our Staplehurst service, a 21 bed residential care home, providing care and support to 21 younger adults with physical disabilities and some complex care needs.
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 6,000 employees, supporting over 30,000 disabled people across out global operations.
Position: Deputy Manager
Location: Sobell Lodge, Staplehurst, Kent
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Full time Days and Flexible working pattern to accommodate rosters
Salary: £13.65 per hour (£26,690 FTE 37.5 hours)
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: 21st May 2019
About the role:
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.
- 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
We offer an environment where you can be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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 Manager, Registered Manager, Assistant Manager, Care Manager, Social Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Vulnerable People, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Social Care, etc.