£30,660 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Keswick, Eastwick Park Avenue, Great Bookham, Surrey, KT23 3ND.
You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.
About the role
The role is based in Service Delivery, which is the provider arm of the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care directorate. Service Delivery provides direct care to individuals living in their own homes and in-house residential establishments across the county. The service is registered with the Quality Care Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards.
Our Vision is to provide outstanding services and be an employer of choice with highly trained, passionate and dedicated staff.
Are you an experienced team leader or supervisor in residential care, looking to progress into a management role?
We are recruiting for a Deputy Manager at Keswick, one of our residential homes for Older People. The Deputy Manager supports the Home Manager to deliver a front line, person centred care service, seven days a week, 24 hours a day including bank holidays and evenings.
The successful candidate will work with the Home Manager to ensure that high quality care is delivered in accordance with Care Quality Commission standards and current legislation. They will assist the Home Manager on all operational human resource issues, ensure staff in the team undertake essential training for their role, ensure that people receiving services have up to date assessments and that their needs are met in accordance with their individual support plan and will systematically review the quality of care provided in the Home.
The successful candidate will be able to evidence:
- A diploma in Management of Care or relevant qualification.
- A sound knowledge of relevant standards and legislation in relation to the service.
- Experience of staff supervision and the ability to nurture staff through change.
- The ability to manage complex rotas.
- The ability to work on own initiative, responding flexibly to changing priorities and maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills including the ability to write clear reports.
For an informal discussion contact Evelyn Tetteh on 01483 404936 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 6th December 2019.