• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Permanent
  • Chippenham

Smartcall Healthcare

Deputy Manager- Care Home

Position: Deputy Manager ( Clinical NMC Pin required )

Registered Care Categories

Old Age
Physical Disability
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer’s, Bipolar/Manic Depression, Cancer Care, Cerebral Palsy, Challenging Behaviour, Head/Brain Injury, Huntington’s Disease, Motor Neurone Disease

Salary/Hourly rate: £20 per hour ( up to £45,760 per annum)
Hours: Full time Day shifts + 11 Supernumerary
Contract type: Permanent

About the home/Company:

The company are recognised as one of the UK’s leading Independent healthcare companies specialising in Care of the elderly providing the highest standards of personalised care to residents in over 200 homes across the UK.

Offering the best training, support, progressive opportunities and offer a positive & friendly company culture. Regularly recognised in industry awards and receiving an Award for being one of the ‘Top 20 Large Care Home Groups’ 4 years running.

Type of Service

Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 67 Service Users
Key responsibilities of a Deputy Manager:

Administer and order medicines as required by the home in accordance with the homes’ policies and procedures.
Assist the Manager to produce and maintain systems and procedures for auditing and assuring quality of care provided by the home
Work within the NMC codes of conduct
Provide support and professional supervision to care staff and nursing staff as appropriate.
Previous management skills required
Ensure effective communication with relatives and other healthcare professionals.
Ensure confidentiality regarding all aspects of care and management of the home is maintained.
Other Duties:

·        Maintain confidentiality to all residents and clients at all times.

·        To ensure that the registered manager and where appropriate Operations Director and/or Group Quality Director are fully informed about the daily running of the home and specific needs.

·        Be available outside of normal working hours for emergencies in the absence of the registered manager.

·        Travel as required within the area and other areas within the company for business and training.

·        This list is not exhaustive, and you may need to carry out other duties within the remit of the role.

Benefits include:

11 hours supernumerary
Full time day shifts
Paid NMC PIN renewal, we cover your annual registration fee.
Paid individual membership for the Nursing Times.
Free DBS
Free Uniform
Pension Scheme
Indemnity Insurance
NMC Revalidation Support
How to Apply:


If you are interested in this opportunity, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV/click apply. If you would like to know more information about this position, please call Tommy on 01329 422 572
Smartcall Recruitment will support you from application stage through to getting your start date. We support nurses through interview, offer stage, on-boarding, start dates and beyond. Smartcall want to make sure you feel informed, supported at all stages.

All enquiries and applications will be strictly confidential.

Please note we only advertise a small amount of our vacancies.

Reference ID: NurseSC1970

To apply for this job email your details to tommy.hunt@smartcallrecruitment.co.uk.