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Deputy Manager




Oxen Barn, 204 Longmeanygate, Leyland, Preston, Lancashire, PR26 7TB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£23-26K (Depending on experience)



Job Advert Role Description

Deputy Manager – Oxen Barn

Are you a passionate team leader or senior support worker looking to take the next step in your career? Or are you an experienced Deputy Manager looking for a new challenge?

The Priory Group is currently looking for a Deputy Manager to join our established team at Oxen barn. Based on the outskirts of Leyland near Preston, Oxen barn is one of priory adult cares specialist services. The service supports five young gentlemen  with complex and Challenging needs, Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum conditions. Oxen barn is a residential service with each service users having their own bedroom and community areas/spaces shared. The site provides 24hr care, quality person-centred care with all Service users on 2-1 care throughout the day.

With no two  days the same the ideal candidate will be a confident individual, capable of making decisions in line with company policy and procedure whilst having the service users best interest at the heart of the decision making. We are looking for someone with experience, in a similar role that has the passion and drive support the site in becoming an outstanding service.

Working alongside the Service Manager the successful candidate will be required to line manage a team of staff and have knowledge, understanding and experience of relevant legislation ensuring they comply with the requirements of CQC and other statutory regulators. As Deputy Manager you will take pride in providing the highest standards of care to all residents and manage the Service to the highest standards, ensuring the people who use our services can be supported to live as independently as possible and achieve their goals.

The Priory Group offers structured career pathways, with many opportunities within the group, at Oxen barn and at similar neighbouring services. There will also be opportunity to carry out management NVQ’s.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Extensive tailored training packages (Including internal & external training) & support with CPD
  • Gym Membership, dental insurance, travel insurance, cycle to work scheme, eye care vouchers and simply health
  • Pensions (Standard Life & auto enrolment scheme NEST)
  • Career progression opportunities within the adult care division and the Priory Group

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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, and the cost of this will be covered by the Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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