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Deputy Manager – Learning Disabilities

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Domus are recruiting on behalf of a national provider of Health and Social Care, looking for a Deputy Manager to work within a cluster of 3 supported living services.

As a Deputy Manager, you will support the Registered Manager and lead a team of Support Workers within a specialist service that supports support adults with a diagnosis of Learning Disability and Autism

The is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Deputy Manager or highly experienced Team Leader or Senior Support Worker who has worked at Deputy Manager level previously. For this role our client is only able to consider candidates who have worked at this level.

If you believe that people have a right to choose how to run their own lives with the right support, then we would love to hear from you!

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


  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Free parking at every site
  • Health and wellbeing support through an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme with a company contribution
  • SMART Pensions
  • Cycle scheme
  • Computing scheme
  • GymFlex – Spread the cost of an annual gym membership over 12 months and use your membership at health clubs, leisure centres, boot camps and yoga studios across the UK

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

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