Deputy Manager

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Deputy Manager 23-144-DM-TM-INT
Job Role               Deputy Manager – Temporary 9 months
Location              The Mews Supported Living, 143a Glen Road, Belfast BT11 8FU
Salary                   £36,396 per annum
Hours                   37 Hours

The Service
The Mews is a Positive Behaviour Support Service (PBS) which consists of 12 single occupancy apartments located in West Belfast. The service provides a Person-Centred approach through supported living solutions to service users with Learning Disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and complex needs. The Service operates under the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Framework and provides 24hr care and support.

The Role
The Deputy Manager will support the Registered Manager to meet the Domiciliary Care Agencies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 and the DHSS&PS Domiciliary Care Agency Minimum Standards. They will ensure that NIHE "Supporting People" contractual requirements and standards are met and maintained. The Deputy Manager will support the Registered Manager to develop and implement personalised care / support plans and individual risk assessments to meet individual needs.  They will ensure the delivery of quality care & support as well as managing budgets and resources effectively.

The Deputy Manager is expected to work on a rota basis to include evenings, weekends and public holidays.     

Annual Leave: 35 days leave (pro rata) inclusive of public and statutory holidays. This increases by 5 days after 5 years’ service and a further 2 after 10 years’ service.
Pay Progression: Annual incremental pay increases on salary scale.
Pension: Auto enrolment Pension through Standard Life. Employer contribution 4%, employee 5%
Cash Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
Occupational Sick Pay: Sick pay benefit that increases with length of service.
Investor in People Platinum: The Cedar Foundation hold the Platinum Award that demonstrates our commitment to development of our teams through training and learning opportunities.
Westfield Health: Cashback health scheme and free and confidential 24hour counselling service.

Essential Criteria
1. A professional social work qualification and registered on the appropriate part of the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) register, without condition.                  
              A first level registered nurse on the appropriate part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council   register.                                      
             An Allied Health Professional registered with the Health Professions Council, combined With A minimum of three years’ work experience in any health or social care setting with people who have significant needs. At least one years of this experience must be in a relevant management capacity in a health and social care setting.                                
            Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Adults’ Management) Wales and Northern Ireland and be eligible for registration on appointment, combined
With A minimum of three years’ practice experience in any health and social care setting as above.

2. Experience of managing in a group living facility for people who have learning disabilities and significant associated needs..
3. Working knowledge of the needs of people with learning disabilities.                                                                                    
4. Knowledge and experience of Positive Behaviour Support.                                                                                     
5. Effective communication and use of IT skills

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Closing Date: 30th May 2023 @ 10am
Expected Interview Date: TBC


  • Temporary
  • Belfast
  • Closing date: Tuesday 30 May 2023
  • Salary: £36396
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