Deputy Team Manager


Deputy Team Manager

Huthwaite

£21,000 per annum (pro rata)

Job Purpose:

This is a great opportunity for a developing leader who wishes to take their next steps into management. The Deputy Manager will be released from shift to carry out the role for 2-3 shifts per week.

Responsibilities

  • Provide clear and structured day to day leadership, management and support to the local team in order to ensure the highest quality of service is delivered.
  • Proactively assist in seeking out new opportunities for growth and development of the service whilst protecting and safeguarding the Company’s values and culture
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Assist in the recruitment of new staff
  • Help ensure new members of staff are successfully inducted into the Company
  • In conjunction with the training department ensure staff receive the correct training, both at induction and further training
  • With guidance and training, provide structured supervision to the staff team
  • Assist with personal reviews after training has been given
  • Ensure that you are familiar with duties of all staff within the service and assist in ensuring these are carried out
  • 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 when supporting people who challenge under the guidance of the Team Manager
  • Undertake on-call duties as required and respond to call outs if needed in order to maintain a safe service
  • Under the guidance of the Team Manager, ensure all team members receive adequate and appropriate support and debriefing to meet their needs in relation to supporting people who challenge
  • Respond to poor performance or conduct issues in a fair and consistent manner by reporting to the Team Manager so an action plan can be agreed
  • Monitor attendance and conduct return-to-work interviews as required in accordance with Company policy and procedure (training will be provided)
  • 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 with the senior management team.
  • Assist with the implementation of the induction/assessment programmes for all new service users, in conjunction with the wider management team.
  • In conjunction with the wider management team, promote joint working when overseeing the transition for new / moving service users – ensuring all support needs are met both within the transition period and ongoing.
  • In conjunction with the management team, recruit and select new staff taking an active part in the interview process
  • 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.
  • 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: 10/02/2020

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