Deputy Home Manager

Cordant Care
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking for a Deputy Manager to join their organisation within the Margate area. With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, my client supports adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. They also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

The successful applicants will need to demonstrate that they have experience of supporting people with learning disabilities, and behaviours of concern, at Team Leader level or above. They must also provide evidence that they have a recognised qualification in Social Health or Positive Behaviour Support

The service offers 24/7 specialist residential support and is committed to empowering and encouraging the individuals who live there. Staff will provide the support needed to enable individuals to reach their goals and to develop their self esteem and the skills they need to live as independently as possible.

You will be required to Support, and act in the absence of, the Registered Manager i.e. to be responsible for the day-to-day running of the service. Have practical experience of supporting people with complex needs who can challenge their environment and the people supporting them. Demonstrate sound knowledge of Positivie Behaviour Support, Practise Leadership, Person Centred Approaches. Knowledge of KLOES and compliance. Excellent communications skills to effectively maintain family and community relations. Participate in administration duties and ensure that all required records are kept current and accurate to ensure validated audit trails. Good Numeracy, English and IT skills. Participate in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of individuals' Care Plans, goals, activity planners, guidelines, Positive Behaviour Support Plans and risk assessments. To attend / participate in multi-disciplinary reviews for service users. To help undertake staff supervisions.


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