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Deputy Manager
Ref: DAN04514

  • Location
  • Thors Park, Thors Farm Road, (off Brightlingsea Road), Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JJ
  • Location
  • Thors Park Hospital
  • Salary
  • 19.00-19.21 (39,520-39,956)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...


     

    In this role you will provide effective leadership to the service and will be a role model to your staff team. Your main focus would be to ensure the team provides safe, sound and supportive care to the people they support.

     

    Working with the multi-disciplinary teams, family members, local authorities and regulatory bodies, you will have overall responsibility and accountability for the delivery of a high-quality service and promoting a positive culture.



    As an ambassador for your service, you will provide leadership and management to the staff team, ensuring each individual plays their part in promoting choice and independence for the people they support. Ultimately you will meet targets set out in our Quality Strategy, which will ensure your service is providing the best quality support and care possible.

     


    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We would welcome applicants who are proven leaders and have worked with varied stakeholders in the delivery of outstanding care
    • Qualified Nurse (RNLD or RMN)
    • Previous management experience is essential
    • See job description for more details

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.

     

     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 33 days annual leave
    • Fully paid training
    • Paid DBS
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Opportunities to progress and develop

     

    All successful applicants will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with protected adults and regulated work with children. A PVG certificate contains all unspent and certain spent conviction information. It also contains any other non-conviction information that the police or other

    government bodies think is relevant. Disclosure Scotland continually monitor PVG scheme members' records for vetting information including criminal convictions that may affect their suitability to work with vulnerable groups.

  • Location Information
  • Based in Thorrington, North East Essex, Thors Park is a specialist hospital providing support and treatment for up to 14 men with learning disabilities and complex needs. Thors Park is set in extensive grounds accessed via a private lane in the heart of the Essex countryside. The service has its own care pathway on-site from more support, through to more independent living.

     

    When people come to Thors Park we ask them how they would like to personalise their bedroom and we support them to express their individuality. There are a number of rooms at Thors Park which are dedicated to activities and supporting life skills in readiness for people moving on. There is a life skills kitchen for people wanting to prepare or cook food for themselves or their visitors. There is a large art room where people can enjoy a range of creative table top crafts, in addition to a games room and an IT room. The grounds at Thors Park are extensive and there are plenty of outdoor activities available for people to enjoy. Patio and seating areas for service users and their visitors to enjoy are a popular choice.

     

    Click here to read more about Thors Park

     

    Click here to see the awards we have won at Danshell

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

  • Closing date
  • 05/03/2019
  • Job Description
  • Service_Deputy_Manager.docx

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