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Deputy Manager

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A specialist charity care provider is seeking a Deputy Manager to manage a the adults residential service in Newcastle Tyne and Wear It  provides support for people with physical disabilities and learning disabilities.

Its new service with another deputy in place and the role will be split between the two deputy managers.

Responsibilities of Deputy Manager:

  • To ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, CQC registration and regulations and ensure all staff within the service are informed, trained and deliver a high quality service in line with these standards.
  • To work across a 24 hour shift pattern, which will necessitate attendance at work during early mornings, day shift, evening shift, night shift and participation in an on-call rota.
  • To develop, maintain and promote high professional and care standards both personally and throughout the team including domestic and catering services.
  • To deputise for the Registered Manager when appropriate.
  • To take the ‘shift lead’ role in the absence of a Senior Support Worker.
  • To take full responsibility for identified areas of the care standards, ensure they are translated into day-to-day practice and provide evidence to support this.
  • To support the Registered Manager in providing robust evidence of the Care Standards implementation to the Head of Service to satisfy CQC and strategic directives.
  • Support the Registered Managers during CQC Inspections

Key Skills/Requirements

  • Good written/verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good I.T. skills
  • Knowledge of working with adults with disabilities
  • Knowledge of CQC standards
  • Understanding of challenging behaviour and Positive Behaviour Support.
  • Managing and leading teams
  • Delegating workloads and responsibilities
  • Managing conflict


  • Access to a rewards scheme designed to save money on shopping
  • Contributory Pension Scheme. (Contributions can be matched up to 5%.)
  • Induction and ongoing training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Wellbeing support (including occupational health, physio services and counselling services)

If you are interested in the above position please apply with your CV to ryan.wood@domusrecruitment.com, or for more information contact Ryan by calling Domus Recruitment.

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