Deputy Manager

Job Title: Deputy Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Poole
Salary: £25,000 DOE
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: DMPoole
Contact Name: Chloe McEniff
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 18, 2017 11:08

Job Description

Job Title: Deputy Manager

Location: Poole, Dorset

Type of Employment: Permanent

Function: Healthcare

Salary: £25,000


Who are we?

We are a family run business with a Residential Care Home situated in the most prestigious part of Poole – Branksome Park. We have a unique property which provides the highest quality of care to 37 residents. Our home is friendly, homely, comfortable and committed to ensuring everyone is treated with dignity and person-centred care.

We are situated in 3 acres of wooded grounds with well looked after gardens and beautiful wildlife surrounding our home.

The Role

We are looking for a committed and passionate individual who is willing to take on the role as a Deputy Manager. This includes:

  • Positively supporting the Registered Manager with the daily running of the home and providing leadership to all functions such as catering, caring, housekeeping and maintenance.
  • To manage the service meeting health and safety regulations, care policies and procedures and CQC requirements ensuring professional and outstanding practice is provided.
  • Develop effective working relationships with the Registered Manager, all staff and residents within the home.
  • Work within a cost-effective manner and manage the home’s budget alongside the Registered Manager.
  • Encourage, promote and support staff within the home to undertake their NVQ/QCF Diploma.
  • Maintain the culture and ethos of the home by ensuring a positive, open and honest working environment.
  • Evaluate care plans to ensure resident’s specific needs are being met.
  • Organise activities for residents within the home and oversee rota’s when necessary.

What hours will I work?

Generally, 40 hours a week – Monday to Friday (overtime may be required in an emergency). The Deputy Manager will be expected to participate with the on-call facility and may need to cover shifts in the case of holiday or sickness.

Qualifications & Skills

All you need for this role is a minimum of two to three years’ experience at a senior level this includes being a Team Manager, Team Leader or Senior Support Worker.

  • Preferably an NVQ/QCF Level 3 – Health and Social Care.
  • Preferably experience working within a residential setting or with adults/elderly. However, this is not essential to the criteria.
  • Knowledge of CQC Regulations and audits is desirable but not essential.
  • Knowledge of care plans and willing to learn how to write a rota.
  • You need to be organised, committed and competent with exceptional communication skills and a good sense of humour!


  • We have extensive mentoring/support and training which we provide for all of our employees.
  • Lots of scope for progress and recognition for hard work.
  • Pension Scheme
  • Fully funded Enhanced DBS Check

Apply now, we look forward to hearing from you!