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Deputy Home Manager - Maiden Castle House - 1 year fixed term contract

Job Description

We have a fantastic opening for a Deputy Home Manager in join us at Maiden Castle House in Dorchester

Salary: £24,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience plus a generous performance related bonus scheme

A supportive working environment and the chance to progress your career with a leading care provider

Full time (40 hours per week) predominantly working Monday to Friday but also covering alternate weekends

If you're an existing residential care manager, or an experienced care team leader seeking to take the next step in your career, we'd love to hear from you!

Maiden Castle is a purpose built home offering high quality care and a varied and engaging activity schedule to our residents. The home is staffed by a dedicated and friendly team. For more information about Maiden Castle please go to -

This role is covering maternity leave and is on a 12 month fixed term contract basis - a secondment may be considered for internal candidates.

What we're looking for:-

You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in the care sector as well as possessing significant experience at a similar managerial level. You will hold as a minimum NVQ Level 3 in care (or equivalent qualification) or a nursing qualification. You must also have, or be prepared to undertake, a Diploma in Care and the Leadership and Management Award.

If you have a strong care management background, and want to develop or progress your career, then join Care South, a professional caring organisation and a leading provider of care services for older people.

In return we offer:-

  • Excellent induction programme and an ongoing commitment to your training and development
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Care South Savers: a staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discounts
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • DBS check paid by us
  • Care South Stars Annual Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teams

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Danny Edwards, Recruitment Officer, at danny.edwards @ or on 01202 712 400.

Closing date: Wednesday 26th October. Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a high number of applications.

No recruitment agencies please.

About Care South

Care South is a leading provider of residential and home care across the south of England. A not-for-profit charity, our values of Honesty, Excellence Approach, Respect, Teamwork are fundamental to the way we work, and the services that we provide every day to our residents and service users.

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