Deputy Manager

Location

Swaffham

Salary & Benefits

£16.50 - £17.24 an hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time,

Permanent

Closing Date

21/08/2018

Meadow House

Deputy Manager.

Meadow House is a 38 bedded home that offers dedicated care for people with a physical disability, specialising in care for people with multiple sclerosis.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Assistance with daily management of the home:

  • Take responsibility for the running of the home in the absence of the registered manager.
  • Help the registered manager with the general management of the home working under their guidance and leadership.
  • Support the registered manager produce and maintain the systems and procedures for auditing and assuring quality of care provided by the home.

Assistance with resident care:

  • Assist residents with planning and meeting of their personal care and other needs.
  • Help to provide health supervisions and attention through direct nursing care when needed.
  • Be responsible for care planning, monitoring and reviewing arrangements.
  • Help with the formulation of social and health care plans for new residents and for reviews of current residents.
  • Help to control the issue of drugs, maintain the necessary records and to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the systems for administrating medicines.
  • Participate in the development of activities for residents.
  • Help ensure that the preparation, cooking and serving of food and drinks meet the required standards.

Assistance with staff management:

  • Supervise and support care and domestic staff to contribute to the efficient running of the home
  • Participate in staff meetings, staff supervision, training and development activities.
  • Take responsibility for the management of specific staffing matters as required by the registered manager.

Other Duties:

  • Maintain confidentiality to all residents and clients at all times.
  • Be available outside of normal working hours for emergencies in the absence of the registered manager.
  • Travel as required within the area and other areas within the company for business and training.
  • This list is not exhaustive and you may need to carry out other duties within the remit of the role.