Deputy Manager


Woodbridge, Suffolk

Salary & Benefits

£33,500 per annum

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date


Deputy Manager- Full Time

Must be a Registered Nurse (PIN active)

36 hours per week

At Haughgate House we provide residential and nursing care for elderly frail and residents who are living with a dementia. Despite the complex needs of our residents we aim to maintain and improve our residents’ abilities so they continue to live their life in a meaningful and fulfilling way.

This is a 36 hours per week role which will be 24 hours supernumerary. This is a Monday to Friday position and alternate weekend.

The shift pattern for this role is-

8am to 8pm

8am to 2pm


The shifts will be 6 hours long for the supernumerary days and one 12 hour shift when on the floor. The candidate will be required to work one day every other weekend to cover a shift that is needed.

Key responsibilities of a Deputy Manager:

  • Administer and order medicines as required by the home in accordance with the homes’ policies and procedures.
  • Assist the Manager to produce and maintain systems and procedures for auditing and assuring quality of care provided by the home
  • Work within the NMC codes of conduct
  • Provide support and professional supervision to care staff and nursing staff as appropriate.
  • Previous management skills required
  • Ensure effective communication with relatives and other healthcare professionals.
  • Ensure confidentiality regarding all aspects of care and management of the home is maintained.
  • Assessing and responding to clinical risk, and having a good understanding of the regulatory framework

This role could also include being on-call.

Other Duties:

  • Maintain confidentiality to all residents and clients at all times.
  • To ensure that the registered manager and where appropriate Operations Director and/or Group Quality Director are fully informed about the daily running of the home and specific needs.
  • 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.

You will receive a competitive benefit package which includes:

  • ‘Welcome’ Bonus of up to £2k
  • Support with continuous professional development (CPD) including a Personal Development Plan
  • Support with Nurse revalidation
  • Paid annual leave
  • Workplace Pension
  • Recommend a friend paid scheme