Deputy Manager
Ref: CYG07856

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  • Location
  • Hollyhurst Residential Services, 118 Woodland Road, Darlington, DL3 9LN
  • Salary
  • £18.20 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 28/01/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

    We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

    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 alongside the service manager, 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

    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
  • Location Information
  • Based in Darlington, County Durham, Hollyhurst is a care home with nursing supporting up to 19 adults who are living with a learning disability and complex needs. Hollyhurst is a detached period property set in its own private gardens and accessed via a private tree lined drive. There are numerous living areas including a quiet lounge and two large communal lounges.

    There is a family room for relaxing with visitors, as well as a computer room and life skills kitchen for learning independent living skills. There is an aromatherapy room, where an aromatherapist visits once a fortnight to provide uplifting massage to service users. There is also a new multi-sensory room that can be used for relaxation or stimulation. The garden project provides opportunities for service users to participate in growing fresh vegetables in the greenhouse and allotment located in the grounds.

    In addition to the main house, within the grounds we also have Hollyhurst Lodge, a bespoke self-contained service delivering 24 hours care and support for two individuals.

    Awards for Hollyhurst

    • National Care Awards 2017 – Care Home Manager of the Year – Service Manager Jo Crook (Finalist)

    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.

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