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Deputy Care Manager – Hampshire

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Job Category: Care Healthcare Social Care
Job Type: Contract Temporary
Reference: SW0702

iPeople SC Solutions is recruiting a Deputy Care Home Manager to work for our client based in Hampshire and surrounding areas.

The successful post holder will deputise for the Home Manager in their absence and support them in ensuring the day-to-day effectiveness and regulatory compliance of the home is always maintained. 

The successful post holder will lead on the service delivery, keeping it under review and working with the Team Leaders for continuous improvement.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • To regulate, review and initiate systems and process for the delivery of customer service
  • To act as the lead within the home on maintaining and establishing best practice in care for people living with disabilities, including Autism and learning disabilities.
  • To demonstrate a commitment to person centred working for both residents and colleagues.
  • To have a working knowledge of each resident, their family/loved ones, and their circumstances.
  • To build good working relationships with other external professionals, (e.g., GPs, Social Workers, and District Nurses) in order to meet care goals.
  • To ensure regular residents’ meetings are held and suitable action plans implemented.
  • To conduct regular communication with colleagues on a one to one and team basis
  • Prepare the Duty Rota to always ensure appropriate staffing levels.
  • Assisting with the day-to-day supervision and management of the service, including allocating work shifts and training days, and participating in the recruitment and induction of new colleagues.
  • individuals, families/loved ones, advocates, and other professional colleagues to support individuals to maintain their personal finances, benefit entitlements, and licence agreements and safeguard from harm.
  • To carry out audit checks, ensuring that Care Team Leaders are leading the process of discovering residents ‘life histories’, preferences and individual needs, monitoring their interaction with residents and colleagues in line with best practice.
  • To ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical, and all aspects of care delivery are maintained and effectively used by colleagues.
  • To provide support in relation to safe medication management and be able to assess colleague’s competency to manage medication.
  • Undertake audits as requested and complete all records required to demonstrate compliance with regulatory standards and commissioner requirements.
  • Maintain a thorough working knowledge of the CQC regulatory inspection framework, key questions and principles and processes relating to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week – 12 month FTC (mat cover) – to start as soon as possible.


  • Supervisory experience in relevant care setting.
  • Experience of Support planning, care programme approach and care management.
  • Experience of person-centred working
  • Health and Social Care Level 4 Diploma or equivalent)
  • Enhanced DBS on update service

If you are interested in this position, please apply with your CV.

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