Deputy Manager

Location: Bideford
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £28,000
Reference: DM - Bideford
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Deputy Home Manager – Learning Disabilities


Are you a compassionate and motivated Deputy Home Manager currently seeking a new opportunity, based within the Bideford, North Devon area?

If that sounds like you, I am currently recruiting for a caring and enthusiastic individual to join my well-established client’s charismatic team where you will be supporting service users with severe and ensuring mental health illnesses.

The successful candidate will have experience of running a team within the health and social care industry and be passionate about the care service that you provide, always striving for continual improvement of the service, collaborating with the registered manager to implement policies and ensure current regulations are adhered to with the service users always at the forefront of everything you do.

This position is a fantastic opportunity to work for a company that truly values their employees and will invest in your professional growth and development!



  • Salary – £28,000
  • Hours of Work – Full Time Permanent Position
  • Shifts – 09:00am to 17:30pm, Monday to Friday (With participation in on-call rota)
  • Area – Bideford, North Devon



  • Work collaboratively with the registered home manager to ensure that all relevant CQC / local governing policies, regulations, and best practices are implemented and adhered to within the service.
  • Ensure that all members of the care team are aware of their duties and knowledgeable of how to effectively carry them out, completing training and refreshers for existing team members and aiding in the on-boarding process of any new staff members.
  • Promote a caring and compassionate environment for staff members and service users alike, and ensuring effective communication is maintained throughout all levels of the care team.
  • Ensure that accurate and updated records are kept for all matters as required by local governing bodies, CQC etc.
  • Alongside the registered manager and other members of the senior care team, contribute to the care planning function, ensuring that all care plans are accurate and adhere to current regulations and best practices.
  • Assume control of setting rotas for the service, ensuring that the service is always sufficiently staffed, and that best use of the available budgetary limits is utilised.
  • Ensure that the health and safety standards are maintained in accordance with internal policies and procedures through completing walk arounds, inspecting the cleanliness of the service, and monitoring the upkeep and security of the service.



  • Excellent communication skills are a must, you will be interacting with people every day – whether it be service users, staff members of senior management, effective communication is vital for success.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills are essential as you will be using them daily whether it be creating, rotas, care plans, days out and more!
  • A strong determination for success, with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Aptitude to ensure that at all times the service fits into the framework of both internal and external policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • You will have a strong record of success within the health and social care industry and experience supporting service users with mental health and / or challenging behaviours.
  • A full UK drivers license would be beneficial due top the location of the work however is not essential if you are able to access the service area without.
  • You must have experience leading and managing a team within the health and social care industry.
  • It is vital that you are happy to participate in an on-call rota as you will be required to participate alongside the registered manager.



  • Competitive salary of up to £28,000 Per Annum
  • Long term employment with a company that truly values it employees.
  • Fully funded enhanced DBS check at time of appointment.
  • Internal and external training provided to support your professional growth and development.
  • Career development for those that want to climb the management hierarchy.


The position of Deputy Home Manager is an excellent opportunity where you will be making a difference every day you go to work. If you feel you would be right for the position or would like any further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Joseph Haselgrove in our Peterborough Office for a confidential chat.