Job Title: Deputy Team Manager
Hours: Part Time (2-3 days per week)
Salary: £21,000 pro rata
This is an exciting opportunity for a developing leader to take their next steps into management within our Bridlington service.
Whilst under guidance of the Team Manager, the Deputy Team Manager will be expected to:
Assist in the recruitment of new staff and ensure new members of staff are successfully inducted
Ensure staff receive the correct training, both at induction and further training
With guidance and training, provide structured supervision to the staff team and assist with person reviews
Ensure that you are familiar with duties of all staff within the service
Identify areas for training / development within the team and communicate this need to the Team Manager
Help lead staff meetings, ensuring they are conducted in a professional and constructive manner and points are addressed
Provide or source hands-on clinical guidance, support and leadership in relation to best practice
Undertake on-call duties as required and respond to call outs if needed in order to maintain a safe service
Ensure all team members receive adequate and appropriate support and debriefing to meet their needs
Respond to poor performance or conduct issues in a fair and consistent manner
Monitor attendance and conduct return-to-work interviews as required in accordance with Company policy
Ensure staff complete timesheets / annual leave requests are dealt with appropriately
Proactively assist in seeking out new opportunities for growth and development of the service whilst protecting and safeguarding the Company’s values and culture
Attend interviews for potential new packages of care and support as required
Assist with the implementation of the induction/assessment programmes for all new service users, in conjunction with the wider management team.
Ensure the skills and expertise of successful applicants reflect the individual needs of the service users.
Understand and promote a person centred and needs led approach in order to deliver a quality service which fully complies with the Eden philosophy, values, policies and procedures.
Undertake responsibility and effectively manage the team(s) whilst ensuring a high profile within the properties whilst acting as Deputy Manager
In conjunction with the management team ensure that all staff are complying with Company policy and our obligation to the service users
Ensure service users receive their commissioned hours and manage the delivery of those hours in line with service users’ needs and preferences
Monitor and audit systems and records to ensure that the Company’s standards are being maintained and service users’ needs are being met
Support the Team Manager and oversee and audit financial procedures within the properties
Establish and maintain relationships with other agencies and the wider circle of support in order to promote joint working and provide a better-quality service to the service users.
Be willing to undertake further training or development seeking to enhance knowledge and skills.
Closing Date: 15th June 2020