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Deputy Manager

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Bisley Lodge, The Old Bisley Road, Stancombe, Stroud, GL6 7NF

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£32,000 pro rata


15 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Location Description

Bisley Lodge is a four-bedroomed home providing specialist residential care and treatment for up to four young women aged 13-21 with a history of self-injurious and other risk-taking behaviours.

Job Advert Role Description

Main Duties:

  • To support the Manager by being responsible for key areas of the service and in their absence being responsible for the overall home, including providing, managing and co-ordinating of support for service users.
  • Contribute to the formal supervision and appraisals of the staff team in line with requirements.
  • Participate in the on-call rota as agreed with the manager.
  • Delegate tasks and empower staff as appropriate so that responsibility for the quality of the service provided is embedded within the team.
  • Lead misconduct investigations and grievances effectively with support of HR.
  • In conjunction with the manager ensuring the day to day supervision and management of the service including rota planning, recruitment, induction and retention of suitable staff.
  • Contributing to the proper maintenance of all reports and records in order to ensure compliance with good practice guidelines and legislative, statutory and organisational requirements, including but not limited to health And safety, personnel data, care plans, staff supervisions.


Knowledge & Skills.

Demonstrates up-to-date working knowledge of regulatory and procedural requirements in relation all aspects of management of the service and service users support plans, to ensure the service maintains full compliance with external and internal inspections, monitoring visits and audits.


Proven experience of being responsible for key areas of service provision and in the manager’s absence being responsible for the overall service, including providing, managing and co-ordinating of support for service users. A good understanding of budgets is desirable. The ability to write and implement marketing plans is desirable as is the importance of understanding the advantages of public relations activity and its positive impact in the care home environment.


  • In the event of a service user vacancy, actively markets the service positively to potential customers, and support the manager to effectively prepare the service and the staff team to meet the needs of new service users.
  • Identify and implement improvements within the service at all times.



  • Shared responsibility for the security, confidentiality and accuracy of all records, personal data and information within computerised and paper based systems and on external statutory bodies.

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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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