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We are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our dedicated team of care professionals at Creswick House in Fakenham.

If you are you an experienced Senior Support Worker seeking to make the next step in your career, or currently a Deputy Manager, seeking a new challenge or change of environment, then we would welcome the opportunity to speak with you.

£21,070 pa. Full Time, Permanent, 40 hrs per week

Job Description

You will assist and support the Manager in the running of the unit and to cover in the absence of the Manager

Support and supervise team members in adherence to accordance with policy and procedures

You will support the Manager in implementing regular team meetings and individual supervision of staff

Lead the team in ensuring that the standards of quality, safety and expectations of The CQC essential standards are met

Support the Manager in ensuring that all Health & Safety requirements under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and Management of Health & Safety at Work
Regulations 1999 are met and maintained

You will support the Manager in attending or hosting tenant reviews, 117 meetings and any other meetings required

Monitoring and implementing the tenants support plan Packages and Risk Assessments

Provide support if required in emergencies and be prepared to assist within the wider organisation

The Deputy will represent the service in a professional manner and respond to tenants, relatives and visitors in a welcoming and professional manner

Attend sub group meetings and be part of the on-call system

Candidate Requirements:

Needs to have experience of working in a similar environment and position

Is required to have a minimum of a level 3 or Level 5 Diploma or Level 3 or Level 4 NVQ in Health and Social Care

Should be able to work independently deputising in the absence of the Manager

Should have proven leadership and teamwork skills

Needs to be able to make decisions and act effectively and appropriately to emergencies and difficult situations

Needs to be able to compile and produce detailed, accurate and legible reports

Should have a positive attitude and commitment to tenants, their development and the Service as a whole

About Creswick House:

Creswick House is in the market town of Fakenham, which lies halfway between the Kings Lynn and Norfolk. It is a vibrant town with a good range of independent shops and well-know high street stores as well as an extensive range of sporting, leisure and educational facilities. It has excellent transport links and described as the ‘Gateway to the North Norfolk Coast’.

Creswick House is subdivided into two interlinked living areas, the downstairs has developed into a specialist unit for eight elderly adults with a learning disability. The upstairs unit provides support to five adults with a learning disability within the model of supported living.

About Jeesal:

The Jeesal Group has over 30 years of experience in unrivalled care and support. We are an Award winning independent specialist service registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing our staff.

We positively encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and age.

All Appointments are subject to an acceptable enhanced Disclosure and Barring disclosure.

Jeesal Group
Occupational fields: 
Support Staff
Fields of study: 
Health / Care management
Employment type: 
Full time
Years of experience: 
3 - 5 years
£21,070 per annum, plus benefits package
Required general skills: 
Record keeping to a high standard of content
accuracy & presentation.
Good team player
Able to communicate information quickly
accurately and consistently
Assertive and Confident
Required IT skills: 
MS Office (in general)
Closing date: 
Friday, 25 January, 2019