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Deputy Manager - Mental Health Residential Service

  • Location:

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

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  • Salary:

    £33000 - £34000 per annum + plus 4 day working week

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy manager to take the lead and manage a Residential Mental Health service for individuals with a Mental illness diagnosis within the East Lancashire area.

You will be working a fantastic organisation who provides an environment which enables people to rehabilitate and recover through therapeutic support.

As the Deputy Manager you will oversee the day-to-day running of the service in, being accountable for the standard of care delivery, Leading the clinical team and support staff on each shift Ensuring person-centred care plans are being implemented, ensuring dignity and respect, liaising with the Care & Nursing Teams, relatives and other agencies, Carry out duties in accordance with NMC guidelines and Lead and develop the staff team.

Your other duties include maintaining appropriate staffing levels, developing rotas and arranging sickness and absence cover, Ensuring that correct procedures are in place for the reporting and recording of accidents and incidents, in line with company requirements and legislation, Investigating and responding to complaints, and implementing improvements, Ensuring regular resident reviews and supporting all involved in decision-making processes, making sure residents participate as fully as possible, Supporting staff formulate person-centred care plans, Observing resident behaviours and staff interaction to ensure good care practice, and supporting staff to positively manage challenging behaviour, Monitoring medication administration and carrying out audits, developing action plans for improvement and ensuring these are implemented and maintained.

The successful candidate will be a RMN or RNLD with a updated NMC registration, a good understanding of the Mental Health sector, experience of leading and managing a team.

In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive a competitive salary, negotiable dependent on experience, training and development 4 day working week and flexible working hours.

If you have the right skills or experience for this role, please do not hesitate; apply now or please call Brooklea on 07483 426 944 - thank you and good luck with your job search.


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