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Deputy Home Manager




Yew Tree Lodge, 17-19 Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5HX

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




40 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Deputy Manager

Deputy Manager needed for mental health service

Yew Tree Lodge is a 16 bed unit home that supports adults with mental health conditions. At Yew Tree Lodge we place great importance on outcomes and quality of life, looking at what can be achieved for each resident, their abilities, interests and needs. We work within a positive environment to encourage confidence, bring structure, inclusion and opportunity in their lives.


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.

What our deputy manager will do:

 Complete and review all elements of assessment planning, recovery plans, risk assessments and reviews

Good knowledge and understanding of CQC requirements

 Ensure the service is compliant with good practice guidelines and legislative, statutory and organisational requirements, including but not limited to health and safety, personnel data

Experience of supervisions and managing as well staff ensuring the day to day supervision and management of the service, including rota planning, recruitment, induction and retention of suitable staff.

Has experience of completing audits as directed by the line manager

Have experience and knowledge of how to manage all aspects of budgeting

Has experience of investigations and disciplinary procedures

Will be responsible for on call and a flexible working pattern

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

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