Deputy Manager

FTE £25003.77
Role type:
Term-Time Only, Part Time
30hrs weekly, 39 weeks per year
Contract type:
Fixed Term Contract
Term-time only
Closing Date:
Thursday 19 September 2019
Job Details:

Alongside other deputies, you will be responsible for the day to day management of a residential service, ensuring that the highest standards of support are provided to our learners. You will promote and maintain high quality delivery through staff management, effective staff deployment and quality assurance processes such as audits. You will work closely with learners, ensuring their wellbeing and listening to and acting on their feedback. You will be self-motivated and able to use your own initiative. You will have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills, and be able to implement actions effectively. You will have a relevant Level 3 qualification or above in health or social care. You will have a minimum of two years care experience, with at least one year in a role that includes staff management. National Star is committed to promote the highest standards of care, health and well-being and if you believe you have the attributes to help lead and develop our team to achieve this then we would welcome your application. This role includes early mornings, evenings and every other weekend working.

Interviews for this role will be held on 25th September 2019 with an intended start date of 4th November 2019.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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