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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/05/2022.

Deputy Support Manager

Job Reference: 415-L22-307

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Northern Devon Healthcare Trust)
Booked Admissions Department
£25,665 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

Band 5 Deputy Support Manager – Booked Admissions

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards Booked Admissions.....

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to fill a new and exciting position of Deputy Support Manager.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Booked Admissions Manager in the Booked Admissions Team, based on the NDDH site and will bring new ideas, be supportive to the team and work with training new staff.

We are looking for someone:

  • With experience of line management of staff, in particular focusing on management of staff performance and sickness absence.
  • With an assertive and positive, ‘can do’ management style, who is both flexible and adaptable to change, fluctuating demands and situations.
  • Reliable, with a good working track record who can work independently.
  • Who is highly organised and able to prioritise challenging workloads despite conflicting demands to meet deadlines.
  • Able to demonstrate they can lead and motivate a team of people within a sometimes uncertain and rapidly changing environment.
  • With excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills with a sensitive approach to team management and service users.
  • Who is innovative and resourceful, has a sense of financial awareness and able to introduce new ideas and turn ideas into operational practice, working supportively with others to ensure effective systems and processes are implemented that support service delivery.
  • With an interest and some experience of project management skills.

You will be required to prepare and deliver a six minute talk on how you will bring new ideas, be supportive to the team and work with training new staff.

Please note that this post only has funding until March 2023.

Closing Date: 27th May 2022.

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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