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Deputy Care Manager

Spider & Cascade

Norwich, Norfolk

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Deputy Care Manager


Salary £23,000 plus bonus

Deputy Care Manager Cascade Care supports people living with autism, mental health conditions and learning difficulties along the road to greater independence. Cascade Care are looking to recruit a Deputy Care Manager to join our passionate team based in one of our homes in Hellesdon, near Norwich. The role of Deputy Care Manager is on a permanent, full time basis, with a salary on offer of £23,000 plus bonus. 

As Deputy Manager in one of our homes, you will be required to ensure the promotion and provision of the highest standard of care is always delivered to our residents, maximising their life potential in a way that respects their privacy and dignity. We are dedicated to promoting independence and ensuring recognition of equality and diversity in the provision of our care.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Registered Manager in ensuring excellent standards of person centred, holistic care is delivered by all staff
  • Support and assist the Registered Manager, and deputise during their absence in ensuring the home is functioning effectively and safely
  • Assisting residents where support is required, following and updating care plans, support plans and risk assessments
  • Documenting and evidencing care by completing daily notes and be involved in discussing how best to support someone's need in the least restrictive way
  • Work collaboratively with group roles to deliver health and well-being and educational programmes within the home, including use of ASDAN and Recovery Star
  • Participate in referral process and development of assessment and transition planning
  • Support in recruitment and induction of new staff
  • Active involvement in the implementation and design of Cascades quality assurance programme
  • Report any incidents of abuse, mistreatment or non-compliance within the home to the Registered Manager and implement any outcomes from investigations
  • Implement policy on ordering, administration, storage and destruction of medication. Audit  checks on MAR sheets and evidence spot checks
  • Take joint responsibility for the promotion and management of employees training. Including; Skills for Care - care certificate, NVQs, e-learning, ensuring that all policies and procedures are read and understood and role specific training
  • Work with the Registered Manager to produce effective and efficient rota planning
  • Maintain good working relationships with staff and promote effective resolution of team conflicts
  • Ensuring regular supervision sessions and appraisals are completed 
  • Provide on-call support as part of rota.

Skills and attributes required:

  • Exceptional communicational, observational, organisational, listening and writing skills
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Self-motivated
  • Should hold a Level 3 Health and Social Care with Management Qualification or be willing to to undertake training to achieve this
  • Full UK Driving License with access to own vehicle

In return for our perfect applicant, we are offering a salary of £23,000 per annum plus bonuses based on CQC inspection reports and 5% bonus on annual objectives. We also provide a full and robust induction process and the successful applicant will be enrolled onto our e-learning scheme, to gain in-depth knowledge about how we work and the different difficulties/diagnoses our residents live with. You will also receive regular training opportunities and have the ability to participate in the development of Cascade Care.

If you have the necessary skills and experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible.

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider. The regions Fixed Fee Web Recruiter and Online Job Advertiser. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, and Cambridgeshire and beyond.

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