Deputy Manager Care and Support

Salary:
£14.17- £15.62 per hr ( £15.59- £17.19 weekends) **4% minimum rise in April 2023**
Role type:
Full Time, All Year Post
Hours:
37 hours 52 weeks
Contract type:
Permanent
Contract:
All year post
Location:
Ullenwood
Closing Date:
19/02/2023
Job Details:

The role 

As Deputy Manager based in our residential facilities in either our central Cheltenham or Ullenwood sites, 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.

 

About us 

National Star is a growing charity with more than 1,200 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.

 

How we will reward you

Our Golden Hello

It’s motivating to feel valued at work. That’s why all new staff will receive a ‘Golden Hello’ up to the value of £250 for full-time staff (pro-rata for part-time employees) upon successful completion of their probation. 

Staff benefits

Fantastic career development opportunities and comprehensive induction programme - theory and practical

Award-winning training

Use of fitness suite and swimming pool and staff clubs such as badminton, arts & crafts.

Westfield medical cover

Life insurance cover

Employee helpline

Contributory pension scheme

Opportunity to purchase a TOTUM discount card

Employee discounts at attractions, high street retailers, supermarkets, utilities and motoring, plus much more

How to apply

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.  Alternatively please send your cv to hr@nationalstar.org  or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 for further information or an application form. 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 let us know.

 

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

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