Deputy Care Manager

Our client are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join their professional team at their new service.

This is a full time post, working 37.5 hours per week in our brand new Supported Living Service in Stockport.

Title: Deputy Care Manager - Driver Essential
Reference number: 43372
Location: Manchester
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £22,000 per annum

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a new team who will provide support to 11 individuals who are transitioning to their own accommodation. The individuals in the service are living with learning disabilities and/or autism.

As a Deputy Care Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with learning disabilities. You will effectively manage a team to deliver person centred, specialist services that meet organisational standards and expectations.

You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning and staff management/development. They would like to hear from you if you are a committed, flexible and enthusiastic team player who is able to coach and mentor a team of support workers. You will be IT literate and able to undertake some administration duties.

About You

You must be willing to work towards BSL level one (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. In addition Deputies within an education setting are also required to hold the Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong learning Sector (PTLLS) or the Level 3 award in Education and Training and Learning in Skills, or a relevant professional teaching qualification.

You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff, as well as experience of coordinating and planning a range of activities.

The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals.

About the organisation

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Our client is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

They believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

They have a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working for our client can be incredibly rewarding; they offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition they have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join their Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

If you are interested in applying, please note that the right is reserved to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified.

Closing date: Monday 22 July 2019
Interview date: As applications are received
To start:To be discussed at interview