Residential Deputy Manager - Trowbridge

White Knight Recruitment
12 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Residential Deputy ManagerSalisbury, Wiltshire Circa £31,000 Per AnnumA wonderful opportunity has become available for an experienced health and social care professional to join a well-established not for profit provider in Salisbury as a Deputy Manager.The purpose of this role is to lead the care team by providing strong care knowledge, leadership, support and guidance. You will ensure that high standards are achieved in all areas of the home including person centred care, clinical care and dementia care, whilst ensuring that all statutory and regulatory standards are met and company policies, procedures and values are followed. The Deputy Manager will deputise for the Home / General Manager in their absence.Key Accountabilities

•To promote current philosophies and promote modern practices.

•To act in a professional manner at all times and to uphold the Trust’s Code of Conduct.

•To establish effective liaison with other healthcare professionals.

•To lead, direct, supervise and support employee working within the Home in providing a network of services which can respond flexibly to the needs of the Residents as individuals.

•To appoint employees at all levels below that of Care Services Manager which will include advertising as necessary, taking up references, conducting interviews, completing health checks and applying for disclosure in line with the procedures outlined in the Personnel Manual. Holding exit interviews.

•To provide induction training, information and effective performance management to employees as appropriate, ensuring they are conversant with their duties, rights and responsibilities.

•To promote good communication by means of employee meetings, written and verbal reports and encourage openness at all levels.

•To monitor employee duties and performance. Ensure probationary periods are managed appropriately. Deal with informal disciplinary matters and action formal disciplinary procedures through the appropriate channels.

•To ensure mandatory training requirements are met in the Home (including directives from external bodies in relation to employee induction programmes) and that clear, up to date individual training records are kept on every member of employee.

•To ensure employee levels and skill mix is maintained planning rotas as required.
• To abide by and ensure all employees adhere to the Trust’s Policies and Procedures.
• To maintain confidentiality at all times.

•To set an example by aligning behaviours and actions with the Trust’s values and creates a culture that promotes a high quality service and the maintenance of standards and requirement.
• To be able to lead and support change.If this role sounds like the next opportunity for you to further your career, please do not hesitate to contact James Williams on 01962841917, or you can Email James at

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