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Deputy Manager

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Old Rectory Trowbridge, 27 Stallard Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9AA

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£10 per hour


40 per week

Job Advert Location Description

The Red House provides 24 hour support for people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. We aim to enable all individuals to make their own choices about the support they receive. 

Job Advert Role Description

As Deputy Manager, you will be required to Support, and act in the absence of, the Registered Manager i.e. to be responsible for the day-to-day running of the service. Have practical experience of supporting people with complex needs who can challenge their environment and the people supporting them. Demonstrate sound knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support, and person centred approaches. Excellent communication skills to effectively maintain family and  community relations. Participate in administration duties and ensure that all required records are kept current and accurate to ensure validated audit trails. Good numeracy, English and IT skills. Participate in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of individuals’ care plans, goals, activity planners, guidelines, Positive Behaviour Support plans and risk assessments. To attend / participate in multi-disciplinary reviews for service users. To help undertake staff supervisions.

What we’d like from you:

  • Good working knowledge of CQC and associated regulatory standards
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be ideal
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective organisational capability
  • Great team player
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
  • Strong “can do” attitude

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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