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Deputy Care Home Manager

  • Croydon, Surrey
  • £20,000 to £22,000
  • Permanent / Full-Time
  • Advertised 198 days ago

Do you want to be part of a dynamic company that has a culture of learning and leadership?

Do you share these values?
- A commitment to excellence
- Having a client centred approach
- Being a team player

This company is a provider of residential care homes in Sutton Surrey which:-
- Provides support for adults (aged 18 – 65) with Mental Health needs.
- Caters for individuals who are relatively well enough to live in the community but require low levels of supervision.

They are looking for a dynamic Deputy Care Home Manager who will be responsible for the daily care of service users and provide management support.

Principal tasks

- 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 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 & 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 into 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 3 NVQ/QCF in Health & Social Care.
- 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


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Benefits include a company pension, salary sacrifices, discounted gym membership and healthcare, big brand discounts.

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