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Deputy Manager (3 Month FTC)

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21 Apr 2021

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An exciting opportunity to join Certitude as a Deputy Manager as we continue to grow as a Social Care provider in London.

Salary: £25,604.04 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract - 3 months

Location: Kensington & Chelsea


A stimulating work environment full of opportunities to learn and develop

25 days annual leave, pension scheme and 24-hour Employee Assistance

Paid Enhanced DBS

Eye care vouchers

Travel season ticket loan & Cycle to work Scheme (eligible after 1 years' service)


About the role

The role of the Deputy Manager is to partner with the Manager is to provide leadership, development and direction across the service. this is to ensure that the team provides the people we support with the service they need to lead a good life and achieve the things that are important to them and their families. This role will be working with a individual we have just begun supporting who is currently living on their own. A key part of the role will be getting to know them and their needs better and supporting them to get the right support in place.

Duties will include:

Build great relationships with the people we support and the people important in their lives

Ensure people are supported in everyday tasks in a respectful way that meets their individual needs and preferences and enables them to do as much as possible themselves; to give them as much choice, control and involvement as possible.

To develop and implement individual care plans; ensuring all plans and records relating to people we support are accurate and up to date

Supervise, coach and train colleagues in person centred support practices, giving and acting on received feedback on what is going well and what is not going well.

Ensure effective day to day management of colleagues inclusive of activity delegation, quality assurance, performance management and recruitment and selection as appropriate to the role

About you

To be a Deputy Manager at Certitude, the following are essential:

Experience of supporting people who have mental health needs or learning disabilities to become more active in their community

Experience of mentoring/supervising/coaching others

Person centred working & developing person centred support plans with individuals

Enabling people with learning disabilities or mental health support needs to take positive risks in their lives.

Understand the challenges that are likely to be faced by many people with disabilities or mental health support needs

Knowledge of Safeguarding

About the Organisation

The Certitude Group are proud of our history of supporting people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities. We support more than 1800 people across London through a diverse range of support services and believe in providing the right level of support, to enable individuals to flourish, contribute and live a good life.

As a Gold Level Investor in People, we have high employee engagement and a strong commitment to people development from both our Board and Leadership Team. As a result, we can support people with mental health needs and learning disabilities to live the life they want to lead; happy, healthy, respected as equals and valued for their contribution within communities.

We aim to be the best social care employer in London and are proud of our reputation as a London employer - employing more than a 1500 staff and volunteers with a turnover of £48m.

Our Values

Working Together

Continuously Improving

Inspired by People


Do you want to be a Deputy Manager at Certitude? Complete an application form and someone from the Recruitment Team will be in touch!

All our posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as a full employment history and employment references. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the date stated when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP
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