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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/08/2020.

Deputy Nurse Manager

Job Reference: 325-A-20-95823R

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Care Home with Nursing
£32,933 - £39,681 inc 5% Fringe HCAS

We are looking to recruit an energetic Deputy Manager to join our team at Oakwood, one of our social care homes based in Caterham.

The home supports 9 gentlemen who have a range of sensory impairments, behaviours that can challenge and complex social needs.

Our staffing team are dedicated to ensuring that all people’s needs are cared for with compassion and respect. People who live at the home benefit from meaningful and enjoyable activities, as well as socialising with their peers. Accessing the community is a valuable part of their lives and willingness to drive the home's vehicles is a desirable part of this role.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, enthusiastic person who can work flexible within our service. Who can lead, mentor and develop the team by providing safe and effective leadership as directed by the Home Manager.

The ideal candidates will preferably have experience of supporting and caring for people with a learning disability and leading a team in the absence of a manager. You must also have a general understanding of information technology, as part of your role will involve you to use computers to access, input data as well as completing various training requirements.

The post presents an ideal opportunity for a caring person to work as part of our team, improving the quality of life for the people we support and to develop themselves into a management opportunity.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please get in touch with Adelaide Mallikaaratchi the Home Manager on 01883337520

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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