Deputy Manager - Community Care - Exmouth

Posted 90 days ago
£25,000.00 /year
Closing Date: 30 September 2020
Full Time

My client is looking to secure a candidate who is looking to progress within the healthcare / domiciliary care environment, taking on the role as Deputy Manager within their well-regarded organisation.

You will be able to work in a pressured environment, working alongside a number of passionate and capable healthcare professionals to ensure a high level of care and service is supplied to a number of service users, in their own homes, to ensure their safety and comfort.


- Salary of £25,000 per annum

- Monday to Friday , with some help required at weekends / evenings if the business requires

- Long term support to obtain qualifications ( level 5 if you don’t possess this already)

- Pool cars available for work duties

- Benefits package

- Great working team environment

You will be responsible for:

  • Scheduling rotas and routes for the carers, allowing adequate time for travelling , plus ensuring shifts are allocated as efficiently as possible in line with business needs, dealing with amendments, cancellations and any problems and issues that arise
  • Ensuring care plans are in place for each service user, that they are updated in line with company and industry regulations , advising the relevant external bodies of changes and new information regarding plans
  • Making appointments / visits for external bodies such as social services , doctors and other care professionals as and when needed to ensure service users ever changing needs are met
  • Dealing with all matters that arise with service users, amending visits, updating family members as well as being on hand to put them at ease
  • Helping with supervisions and reviews
  • Tendering for business packages, dealing with associated admin and paperwork

Requirements :

  • Must have NVQ Level3 in Health and Social Care or higher, or equivalent
  • Significant experience working with the elderly ideally, thought other groups and settings will be considered
  • Both hands on care experience and relevant office experience in care setting, for example previously worked on care plans, carried out supervisions or organised rotas
  • Looking for long term role in care management
  • Ideally experience of domiciliary / community care within a supervisory / managerial capacity
  • Driver, happy to work when the business dictates work out in the community
  • Able to work in a team environment but equally confident and capable working on own initiative
  • Able to lead and motivate carers, an understanding for the role, its pressure's and how to ensure you are getting the best out of a team through mentoring and ongoing support , able to build trusting positive relationships with colleagues, management and service users as well as external healthcare professionals and bodies
  • Confident working with service users, a solid understanding of care plans and how these are implemented
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, confident working to deadlines, as well as having an adaptable and flexible approach to new working methods.

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