Deputy Manager (Charity / Support Service)

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£13,446 actual per annum
Posted
03 Dec 2018
Closes
21 Dec 2018
Ref
00324914
Contact
Candidate Services
Function
Management
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Deputy Manager (Charity / Support Service) 

Join their team: you’ll take on dementia together 

Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Day Support Deputy Manager 
Location: Maidstone and Rural Communities 
Contract type: Part time, Permanent 
Hours: 24 per week 
Salary: £13,446 actual per annum 

Closing date: 21 December 2018 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

Their Day Support services provide care and support for a person with dementia during the day in a safe and comfortable environment. This service gives users an opportunity to meet and mix with others, stimulation through social contact and meaningful activities, and an opportunity to pursue personal hobbies and social activities. 

In this key role you will deputise for the Day Support Manager, 3 days per week, helping to ensure that all operational elements of the service run smoothly and efficiently. This will include Health & Safety, managing and developing team members and volunteers, maintaining client records and care plans. 

In the absence of the Day Support Manager you will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of high-quality Day Support services and for the overall management of the staff working in the service. 

About you: 

Do you want to make a difference? Are you someone who can lead and inspire people and have a passion for improving the lives of people affected by dementia? 

If you are someone who can make things happen, who knows how to get the best out of people and has the experience to create and lead meaningful activities, then they want to hear from you. 

This is a responsible position that calls for an understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers. Previous care experience is essential, and you must be qualified to NVQ level 3 or equivalent in health and social care. A team player and excellent people manager you will need basic MS Office skills, together with a thorough understanding of relevant legislation and experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies. Just as important will be your personal attributes including empathy, creativity, the ability to communicate clearly and above all kindness. 

Their employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. They also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with them. 

Our client is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Deputy Support Manager, Charity, Adult Care, Voluntary Sector, Support Worker, Community Development, Dementia, Care Assistant, Team Leader, Supervisor, Social Care, Deputy Manager, Third Sector, Community Care Worker, Day Support, Charities, NFP, Not For Profit etc.

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