The role is challenging but also extremely rewarding and you will have the real opportunity to make a difference to our young people’s lives.
Deputy Manager Responsibilities:
As a Deputy Manager you will work as a team in our residential home to support 4 / 5 young people in our care. You will support the Residential Manager with the management of home and supervise the team to achieve the most effective outcomes for our young people. You will help plan rotas for the staff team and conduct monthly supervisions. You will also support the team with their learning and development ensuring all the relevant training and inductions are completed. You will also assist the Residential Manager in managing safeguarding and health and safety matters. You will be supported by a multi-disciplinary team including Nurses, Psychologists and Psychiatrists to ensure we achieve the best possible outcomes for our young people.
Deputy Manager Requirements:
To be successful in this role you will have previous experience of working with young people with mental health needs and have 12 months supervisory experience. You will have an understanding of CQC and / or Ofsted requirements and will have a relevant level 3 care qualification. You will need to be compassionate, calm, resilient and understand the issues and challenges our young people face. You must also thrive in a team environment and be flexible with the ability to work a 7 day rota, completing early and late shift patterns alongside occasional sleep ins for which an additional payment is made. Having a driving licence is also essential.
Care in Mind operates a safer recruitment process and as part of this process the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
About Care in Mind:
Care in Mind provides residential services for young people and young adults aged 16-30 years old who have been discharged from psychiatric inpatient stays or secure children’s homes. Our aim is to support the young people using an innovative therapeutic approach and least restrictive practice to enable them to live in a non-secure community setting and to achieve their individual goals in preparation for transition to adult life. Our “no restraint” policy allows for more respectful and thoughtful relationships with young people and avoids traumatisation and consequent escalations in risk.
Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £22,491.18-£26,003.79 per annum dependent on experience.
Benefits: 28 days holiday including bank holidays rising to 35 days with increased years service; Paid 2 week full induction before you start; Opportunity to complete your Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management; Excellent career progression; Paid enhanced DBS check; Enhanced Company Pension Scheme; 24 hr Employee Assistance Programme and counselling; Free onsite parking; Life Assurance; Online discounts; Refer a friend scheme where we pay £500 for every friend you refer; Annual paid Summer and Christmas parties; Length of service awards.
We are an equal opportunities employer who values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community. As an employer we are also committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff.
Closing Date: Thursday 2nd January 2020.
We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest.
You may have experience of the following: Deputy Care Home Manager, Deputy Manager, Deputy Residential Home Manager, Nurse, Nursing, Registered Nurse, Charity, Not for Profit.