Deputy Manager

  • The Fremantle Trust
  • Lent Rise House, Slough
  • 29 Nov, 2021
perm

Job Description


About the Home

Lent Rise House, in Burnham, provides specialist nursing care for older people, including those living with dementia, in a safe and comfortable environment in the heart of the local community. Our 60–bed home was designed and purpose built to deliver high quality nursing care for older people, and it has a nursing unit on each of its four wings.

 

We are currently looking for a Deputy Manager to join our team.

 

Day–to–day, you will support the Home Manager to ensure effective care and support systems are in place. You will also be involved in assisting with recruitment campaigns, management of staff through training and rota management, and developing strong relationships with governing bodies and third parties. Above all, you will see that every member of the team is focused on providing the very best customer care.

 

Why work for us?

  • Growing company who are invested in our people’s futures, offering clear career pathways and tailored development plans
  • Competitive benefits package including:
  • Pension
  • Fully paid DBS
  • 28 days holiday increasing to 31 days after 3 years of service
  • Death in service
  • Fully paid corporate induction
  • Training and Development programme
  • Exciting opportunity to role model exceptional care practice to colleagues and to help drive the development of our existing quality services
  • Excellent working environment with a supportive manager and team

 

The Successful candidate:

  • Will have previous experience as a Team Leader or Deputy Manager level within a care setting and will ideally hold a NVQ Level III or equivalent is desirable but not essential – we will work with you to help achieve this qualification.
  • You should have a good understanding of social care legislation and practice, particularly the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and associated Regulations and Standards
  • Whilst being compassionate, caring and hardworking is imperative, you will also have a good standard of literacy and numeracy too
  • Understanding of the client group, in a role where treating everyone with respect and dignity and doing all you can to help enhance their quality of life will be key to your success
  • Strong Leadership qualities are essential for this role alongside a positive and flexible attitude
  • Good understanding of Infection Control and CQC

 

As a care provider we have a duty of care to our service users and employees to ensure we operate in a safe environment. Therefore, from time to time we will require you to take part in mandatory health testing and health vaccination programmes.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone working in a senior position and is looking to take the next step in their career. 

If that sounds like the kind of role you’re looking for, why not get in touch? You can find out more by calling 0333 400 1020.