Deputy Manager

Location:

Dover, Folkestone, Ashford, Herne Bay

Job Type:

Full Time, 45hrs per week, Monday to Sunday

Salary:

£26,000 - £30,000

About Us

LDC Care Co is an expanding family-owned care provider with over 55 services across Kent. We support adults with complex learning disabilities and mental health diagnoses within residential and supported living environments. The Deputy Management positions will be assigned to a Registered Manager to support in the oversight of a ‘patch’ of services.

About The Role

We have an exciting brand-new opportunity within our operational management structure for Deputy Managers! This position would suit someone with strong experience working within complex care who is looking to either begin or develop their management career within the care sector.


The key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Supporting the Registered Manager to oversee their allocated services

  • Work alongside support teams to provide care and support to service users, setting an exemplary example of standards of care

  • Assist in the line management of support workers and other team members who provide care to supported individuals, including conducting supervisions, return to works, and light investigatory duties

  • Drafting of rosters

  • Maintaining high standards of environments and safety within services

  • Completing paperwork and audits to maintain compliance

  • Participate in the review and drafting of support plans, risk assessments and other key service user documents

  • Take full responsibility of managing services in the absence of the Registered Manager

  • Participate in the On Call structure for out of hours and across weekends

The Person

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be qualified to the QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care as a minimum, with a possibility or ability to work towards the Level 5

  • Have high levels of experience working within the care sector, preferably within Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, and Challenging Behaviour

  • Be a confident communicator both verbally and in writing

  • Be able to lead and motivate others

  • Be flexible and creative in their approach

  • Set an outstanding example to support staff

What We Can Offer You

  • Competitive salary £26,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience

  • £100 On Call payments

  • Blue Light online benefits and cashback rewards

  • Company laptop and mobile

  • Competitive Sleep-in rate

  • Career progression, development, and qualification scheme