Residential Deputy Manager Opportunities
37.5 hours per week, flexible according to the needs of the individuals and the home, this could involve night shifts and will include weekends.
Salary : Negotiable dependent on experience.
Ty Carreg - West Aberthaw, Vale of Glamorgan.
Closing Date : Thursday 4th June 2020.
Interview Date : Friday 12th June 2020.
At Orbis Education and Care we support children, young people and adults with needs associated with autism, we provide specialist schools, community homes, and a community-based work-skills service.
We are currently on the lookout for a Deputy Manager to join our Ty Carreg Team, we are looking for someone who can bring their passion and drive to work every day and who can help our team continue to do an amazing job.
Should you join us you will be joining a company that believes in a person-centred approach that places integrity and teamwork at the heart of everything we do.
As Deputy Manager your responsibilities will be to support the home manager to achieve compliance, with the regulatory framework, organisational objectives and a culture of continuous improvement.
The post holder will also deputise in the manager's absence and be a creative and innovative leader that supports the home to be a specialist excellent service.
What you will be doing
Creating a culture in your home that drives quality and continuous improvement.
Promote the positive ethos of Orbis Education and Care sharing the vision.
Support the Home Manger to ensure compliance with the regulatory framework.
Support the Home Manger to develop a culture that drives quality and continuous improvement.
Ensure all Company policies, procedures and practices are implemented consistently.
Support the home manager to co-ordinate any maintenance work that is required within the home.
Participate in the Companies Out of hours service.
Ensure all staff in the home are compliant with QCF completion as per the Ty Carreg's statement of purpose.
To improve the quality of life of the individuals in the home by embedding the Positive Behaviour Support framework and active support model in the home.
To improve the outcomes of all individuals by measuring their success against their targets set from person centred planning meetings and their care and treatment plan.
Attend daily handovers to have a supportive presence in the home.
Help establish effective lines of communication within the home and encourage employee engagement.
To help deliver effective rota management alongside the home manager for all staff and ensure that it's at the required staffing establishment and, staff have a work / home life balance
Assist in the induction of new staff into the home
Ensure there is a reduction of agency usage in the home and this is continually monitored.
To work with the home manager to ensure the home is at 100% occupancy.
Continually monitor and actively reduce the staff absence for the home in line with the organisations policies and procedures.
Work closely with the recruitment team to ensure the home has a full staffing establishment
Promote and Celebrate the homes achievements internally and externally.
Required to supervise, coach and mentor team leaders.
To act as a mentor to new staff and co-ordinate their induction into the home.
To support the supervision of all staff and report on compliance.
To attend daily briefings with all departments and co-ordinate necessary support to the home for that day.
To attend and chair employee relation meetings and support the Home Manager in conducting disciplinary hearings.
To support the MDT with the implementation of care and support plans and any targets that have been set for the individual's living in the home.
What we are looking for .
Experience of direct support experience with people with learning disabilities and / or ASC and Challenging Behaviour (At least two years).
Experience leading a staff team.
Experience of working as part of a Multi-Disciplinary team.
Experience of supporting and leading individual's engagement.
Be able to demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
Ability to provide a warm, welcoming and structured learning environment.
Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, staff, parents and stakeholders.
Ability to manage, support and motivate staff in a team situation.
Ability of be innovative, imaginative and flexible with the working situation.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to meet targets.
Ability to develop own targets specific to the role.
Ability to supervise coach and mentor staff.
A commitment to reducing the use of restrictive practices.
A commitment to improving staff experience and the quality of support to individuals being supported.
Promotes own professional development.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to use and be responsible for own outlook calendar and time management.
Ability to collate, analyse and share data with own team and professionals.
The ability to use computer programmes such Microsoft Word, Excel, power point, Teams and Publisher.
Actively seeks to develop the potential of every individual and staff member.
Adheres to Orbis Education and Cares ethos policies and procedures.
Is honest and respectful in all interactions with colleagues and individuals.
Demonstrates high standards of professionalism.
Ensures accurate recording of any transactions and interactions on all company documentation.
Challenges poor performance and behaviours.
Promotes the company in a positive way at all times.
Strive for positive outcomes, especially when times are challenging.
Celebrates success and support colleagues through difficult times.
Demonstrate loyalty to colleagues, managers and team.
To be solution focused.
Always puts quality and safety first.
Ensures the individuals are consulted and respected at all times.
Share and encourage innovation.
Is aware of new developments / standards / best practice in the sector.
Knowledge and Qualifications
To hold or be working towards the QCF level 5.
To hold or be working towards the PBS BTEC level 4.
An understanding of the importance of managing change.
Knowledge of GDPR and responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of the individuals and staff.
Knowledge of RISCA and ensure inspection documentation and records comply with operational standards and statutory regulations and guidance.
Have a good understanding of the Positive behaviour support framework and the active support model as this underpins the way in which Orbis Educations & Care supports all the individual's living in the home.
What's in it for you?
Competitive salary scales which are bench marked regularly to ensure we are competitive with local market rate, alongside overtime opportunities.
The opportunity to achieve key qualifications to ensure you can continue to develop and challenge yourself.
A comprehensive learning and development programme to ensure everyone at Orbis has the opportunity to flourish and be the best they can be.
This ranges from technical training to soft skills. Our career pathways are clearly mapped out, and we are proud to say that we have numerous examples of inspiring career stories of current employees who have progressed through the business, including up to Board level!
Competitive annual leave allowance.
Company pension scheme.
Regular recognition initiatives.
A competitive Refer a Friend scheme.
An invitation to our annual awards event!
Access to marketing leading reward platform PERKBOX, where you will have access to wide selection of great discounts!
We also offer a wide range of additional benefits, dependant on role.
Above all, you can look forward to joining an award-winning team who make a real difference to the lives of the individuals we support and do truly fulfilling work!
Orbis Education and Care Ltd is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. All applicants will be subject to a Safer Recruitment process and all appointments are subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, satisfactory reference checks and any other suitability checks deemed essential for this role.
We are committed to ensuring we provide a safe and secure environment for the individuals we support and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to know more please contact a member of the Recruitment Team, alternatively please apply online.