England, United Kingdom
£26,808 - £29,139 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
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Deputy Home Manager

Location: Sesame House, Torquay

Permanent, Full-time 37.5 hrs per week (some weekend working/on-call required)

Salary: £25643.00-£29139.81 per annum


Are you an experienced Deputy Manager looking for you’re a new challenge? Want to join a pioneering charity that makes a real difference to the lives of young people and adults with learning disabilities?

If so, we’d love to hear from you.

With over 20 years of success, Lifeworks provides a range of programmes and services for people with learning disabilities. We are committed to supporting individuals to lead the lives they choose with the right person-centred support and rights and opportunities as all community citizens.

We have a fantastic new opening for an experienced Deputy Manager to join us at Sesame, a home shared by four young adults with learning disabilities in Torquay.

We are looking for someone with the right expertise, values, motivation and determination to support our experienced Registered Home Manager in providing effective management of Sesame House by delivering the very best residential support for Adults with Autism and Learning Disabilities.

Ensuring Residents are supported to have a great life and that the support provided is of the highest quality – fully meeting standards set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), evidencing best outcomes at all times underpinning our service design and delivery.

To join us as the Deputy Manager you’ll need to possess:


  • NVQ level 4 in Health or Social Care or have extensive relatable experience or qualifications.


  • Experience of working with adults with additional needs and/or experience of working with people with learning disabilities in a supervisory role.


  • Knowledge of Adult Residential Homes Regulations /CQC Inspection framework


We are a well-established charity that provides an excellent range of staff benefits including 28 days’ annual leave increasing with service, a company pension scheme, staff discount scheme, ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to encouraging applications from applicants who declare they have a disability, provided they meet the minimum job criteria as specified in the person specification, by offering a guaranteed interview.
Lifeworks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and they expect all staff to share this commitment. For this post, pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check


Posted on: 03 September 2021
Closed date: 03 October 2021
Job ref: 0921/2497/01/EP/SES
Tags: Management, Care Management