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Deputy Manager

Domus Recruitment Ltd
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27 Sep 2021

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Domus are recruiting for a Deputy Manager on the Hayling Island, exclusively on behalf of a National Charity within the Health and Social Care sector.

You will work closely and support the Registered Manager within a small residential service for adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism.

You will also take the lead by driving performance, setting the pace and direction within services, promoting a positive and passionate culture and ensuring that services are appropriately and effectively resourced to change lives for the better.

This is a great opportunity to make a genuine difference where you will be responsible for leading an engaged and motivated team to change lives deliver person-centred outcomes for every person supported!

Key Responsibilities of a Deputy Manager:

  • Support the Home Manager with the running of the home and deputise in their absence
  • Manage & supervise the preparation of Person-Centred Care Plans, Review & Assessments, implementing plans with the assistance of the care team.
  • Provide leadership & advice to colleagues and undertake line management responsibilities
  • Promote and demonstrate a positive culture, addressing and managing behaviours that fall below expectation
  • Contribute to and have oversight of reviewing reports, records and care plans to ensure they remain compliant with legal and organisational requirements
  • Manage systems and procedures effectively in a timely manner including colleague rotas and incident reporting
  • Assess and ensure the quality of care given is of a high standard by supporting the manager to implement processes
  • Identify and implement improvements within the service
  • Undertake direct care to the people we support as required
  • This list is not exhaustive, for full responsibilities please request a job description

Key requirements a Deputy Manager must have:

  • Must hold an NVQ Level 3, ideally hold or be working towards NVQ Level 5
  • Experience of leading & managing a team within a health care setting and experience of delivering care
  • Ideally have experience of administering medication
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with Complex Needs/Autism/Challenging behaviour
  • Understanding of safeguarding adults at risk, health & safety requirements related to running a care home and infection control
  • Understanding of the regulations and legislation within the care profession
  • Understanding of CQC, national minimum standards and key care principles


  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going learning and development
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holiday)
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to a free app offering retail discounts, leisure savings and holiday and travel discounts
  • Employee of the month and other recognition schemes
  • Employee Assistant programme - available 24/7
  • Wellbeing Fund
  • Paid DBS check

If you are interested in the above Deputy Manager vacancy, please call Michael at Domus Recruitment.

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