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Role Description

Deputy Manager

Salary: £24,000 per year + Benefits
Location:  
Southampton, Hampshire, SO30
Hours: 
37.5 hours per week, permanent

  • Develop professionally to achieve professional qualifications - Care Certificate, QCF levels 2-5, at no cost to you!
  • 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays), increasing to 36 days with long service (1 extra day for each year of service)
  • Discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants, and activities, plus eligibility for Blue Light Card discounts

 

Please see below SeeAbility's extensive benefits and reward package

We are seeking a Deputy Manager for a lovely supported living homes in Southampton area. We are looking for a passionate and caring individual looking to progress their career within social care.  Are you ready to take the next step to become a Deputy Manager?

 
Supporting the Service Manager and deputising for them in their absence you will lead a small team to provide extraordinary, person centred support, which is safe, maximises choice, dignity and independence as well as the achievement of individual goals, however small or large, each and every day. You will be a role model and mentor and work in partnership with the people we support, their families and external agencies to ensure creative solutions and outcomes for a truly outstanding quality of life.
 

About you

  • A natural leader with experience of providing extraordinary support, ideally to people with disabilities, you'll be professional, patient and calm under pressure
  • You'll be a strong team player with the ability to lead by example and nurture and develop talent, both in your team members and the people we support
  • You'll have A QCF in Health & Social Care level 3 Diploma (or equivalent) and be Knowledge of regulatory standards for supported/residential living but above all you'll take personal responsibility for the quality of care and support delivered to the people we support, striving always to surpass expectations and do what is right by them.
  • Supporting the manager and deputy manager you'll lead a team of support workers to provide extraordinary, person centred support, which is safe and maximises choice, dignity and independence. 
  • Acting as a role model and mentor to the support workers you’ll facilitate the use of sound judgment and creative solutions to enable people to achieve goals and explore new opportunities.
  • You'll supervisor daily outputs and assist the deputy manager in managing staff performance, development and appraisals.

About us

Registered as The Royal School for the Blind, SeeAbility is one of the oldest disability charities in the UK and has pioneered specialist support for over 220 years.

We specialise in supporting people who have learning disabilities or autism, who may also have sight loss, to live ambitious lives and achieve things they never thought possible. Whether that is forming more friendships and relationships, enjoying new experiences and activities or finding employment.

Training and Development

At SeeAbility, we fully support your training and development. You will start with an extensive Induction programme and throughout your probationary period you will be equipped with face-to-face training, e-learning and guidance to support you whilst in your new role.

Your continued development is important to us, therefore, SeeAbility offer the means to progress your career, your way! You will learn and be supported in your role, and have the opportunity achieve professional qualifications - Care Certificate, QCF levels 2-5, which are funded by SeeAbility!

Our Benefits

Pay and Rewards

Our colleagues at SeeAbility are extremely valued, and so everyone has access to a fantastic package of benefits.


Your extraordinary opportunities

  • Leadership development academy and talent programme for the next steps in your career
  • Fully paid essential training
  • Funded professional qualifications – Care Certificate, QCF levels 2-5 available
  • Annual excellence awards
  • Long service awards and recognition
  • Quarterly 1:1s: Opportunity to discuss your progress and your future

 

Your work-life balance

  • 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays), increasing to 36 days with long service (1 extra day for each year of service)
  • Buy and sell up to 3 days annual leave
  • Life events - Time off when you need it most
  • Flexible working - We are up for anything that works for your team and the wider organisation

 

Your money goes further

  • Discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants and activities
  • Eligible for Blue Light Card discounts
  • Save 10% on monthly bus travel
  • Pay reviews and commitment to pay competitive rates
  • Employer contributory pension scheme - Support and tools to help you make the right decisions about your future 
  • Refer a friend and receive £600
  • Paid DBS and renewals
  • Season ticket loans
  • Discounted mobile phone options


Your wellbeing counts

  • Life assurance of 2x annual salary
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme for advice and support
  • Free eye care vouchers
  • Discounted gym membership


Please notewe reserve the right to close this advert early if we have received a sufficient number of applications, so don't delay, apply today.