Deputy Manager Care and Support

Salary:
£13.50 - £14.18 per hr (£14.85 - £16.37 weekends)
Role type:
Full Time, All Year Post
Hours:
37 hours 52 weeks
Contract type:
Permanent
Contract:
All year post
Location:
Cheltenham
Closing Date:
28/09/2021
Job Details:

National Star is a growing charity with more than 1,100 staff based in England and Wales. Established more than 50 years ago, we’ve supported hundreds of young people with disabilities to achieve their potential.

Our charity runs a specialist independent college for residential and day learners with complex disabilities in Gloucestershire (near Cheltenham) and two further day colleges in Hereford and Wales. We also run supported internships and traineeships, travel training and work in partnership with charities and other organisations across the UK.

We provide high quality residential long-term living accommodation for young people with disabilities in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Hereford and Malvern.

As Deputy Manager based in our residential facilities on in central Cheltenham  you will be responsible for supporting the Residential Manager, deputising in their absence, ensuring that the highest standards of support are provided to our learners.  You will promote and maintain high standards 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 those plans 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 a team to achieve this then we would welcome your application. 

This role includes early mornings, evenings and every other weekend working.

If you are interested in joining our team, please use the link to complete your application.  For further information, visit our website https://jobs.nationalstar.org/vacancies/ or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 ext 3203.

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 hr.test@3dmarcomms.com

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

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