Deputy Manager - Residential Living

£13.50- £14.18 per hr (£14.85 - £16.37 Weekends)
Role type:
Full Time, All Year Post
37 hours 52 Weeks
Contract type:
All year post
Closing Date:
Job Details:

National Star's Long-Term Residential provision in Hereford require a Deputy Manager to work alongside the Residential Manager.

The successful applicant with also be responsible deputising in the Manager's absence, ensuring that the highest standards of care and support are provided to our residents. You will promote and maintain high standards through staff management, effective staff deployment and quality assurance processes. You will work closely with all residents which may pose communication difficulties, be non verbal and have multiple learning difficulties or Autistic Spectrum Disorders. You will also work closely with their families, ensuring their wellbeing as well as 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 those plans effectively.

You will have relevant Level 3 qualification or above in health or social care. You will have a minimum of two years care experience, plus at least one year in a role that includes staff management.

National Star is committed to promote the highest standards of care, health and wellbeing and if you believe you have the attributes to help, lead and develop a new provision and team to achieve this then we would welcome your application.

This role includes working mornings, evenings and every other weekend. Whilst the normal weekday rate for this role is £13.50- £14.18 per hr (depending on your experience, we offer an enhanced rate for weekend shifts  - £14.85 - £16.37 per hour.

If you are interested in joining our team, please use the link to complete your application. For for further information or to arrange to send a cv please call our recruitment department 01242 527631.

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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