Deputy Manager

9.50 - 9.50 GBP Hourly + GBP9.50/hour 28 days A/L inc B/H, pension
26 Jun 2019
24 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Selborne Care Supported Living aims to provide 24/7 highly specialised and individualised packages of care and support for people with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health and complex needs.
We are committed to providing person centred packages of care which empower and encourage individuals to develop the skills they need to live as independently as possible.
We are recruitng for a Deputy Manager for our service in Handsworth supporting younger adults with learning disabilities.
Main purpose of the post
The post holder will be responsible to the Home Manager for undertaking delegated work to ensure that the service needs are met. These responsibilities will include:-
1.Delivery of a quality service designed to meet the individual needs of all service users.
2.Ensuring that staff is equipped with the necessary skills, through training, experience and supervision.
3.Participating in the delivery of the service which takes into account all of the day to day operational requirements, and also quality measurements and monitoring.
4.Deputising for the manager, and be the responsible manager in their absence carrying out all the duties that this position entails.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
1.Service Users
As delegated by the Home Manager:-
1. Cordinate the assessments of the individual service users, and from this draw up their service plans in conjunction with other significant people.
2.Review, reassess and change service plans to ensure they are up-to-date and in line with the individual needs.
3.Allocate the implementation and recording of the service plans to staff members who have the skills, or will be given the training to enable them to fulfil the job in a responsible and professional manner.
4.Offer individual support when necessary, and assess specialist support for the person, if required.
5.Enable service user to express their views and take these views into account when setting service plan objectives and service provision.
6.Ensure the development of training opportunities for service user to develop new skills.
7.Ensure the communication of information to all service users on their individual service contracts, the quality measurements, and clear guidelines on how they might access the complaints procedure.
8.Ensure a good standard of professional care for all service users at all times.
9.Contribute to the maintenance of positive contact between the centre and the families/carers of every user and to encourage their active participation in plans.
1.To participate in the recruitment and selection of staff within an equal opportunities framework.
2.To offer regular quality supervision to all staff.
3.To offer team building sessions and training programmes, designed to meet the individuals needs identified through supervision and staff appraisal.
4.To participate in managing a staff appraisal programme.
5.To manage the staff time efficiently through staff ratios, annual leave and monitor the quality of service delivery.
6.To ensure that the Company's policy on positive action and anti-racism is adhered to by all staff.
7.To suspense staff in their planning and implementation of sessions.
1.To participate in maintaining up-to-date records.
2.To develop links with all professional and statutory agencies who are involved with the service users.
3.To participate in the formulation of the budgets for new financial year, and to participate in the ongoing yearly budget in line with the cash limits. To participate in maintaining up-to-date records on cash flows.
4.To ensure that all legal requirements imposed on the service is adhered to.
5.Ensure that the storage, administration and recording of all drugs are in accordance with the GP' instructions and management policy.
6.To implement communication that will regularly inform and update carers, service users and staff.
7.To report any incidents, accidents, and any changes in service to the Home Manager.
8.To participate in the day to day running of the service, taking into account the maintenance of the unit and equipment.
9.To review and develop the range of activities available to service users in conjunction with relevant staff, service users and significant others.
1 Personal
1.To accept regular supervision from one of the organisations managers.
2.To keep abreast of new developments through reading articles professional journals.
3.To participate in the organisation's staff appraisal system.
4.To accept training opportunities when they have been identified.
5.To cover any duties required for the safety and well being of the service users.
All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory references.
In return for hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary package and the opportunity for professional development, along with some excellent benefits to include discounted rates from many high street shops and supermarkets, household bills, insurance, holidays, entertainment, dining out and even hospital plans