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Deputy Manager




Peacock House, Dennes Lane, Lydd, Kent, TN29 9PU

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£13.50 p/h (£28k per annum)


40 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within Priory Adult Care for a Deputy Manager to support in managing our home Peacock House in Lydd. 

Peacock House is a residential home situated near the quiet sea side town of Lydd on the Romney Marsh. We support adults with a diagnosis of learning disability, autism, mental health, epilepsy and behaviours that challenge, some of whom are supported 1:1 or 2:1 during the day and 1:1 or shared hours during the night.

If you believe that people have a right to choose how to run their own lives with the right support, then we would love to hear from you!

As a Deputy Manager you will:

  • Promote an enabling environment, ensuring high standards of professional practice, whilst ensuring compliance with external regulatory standards are met at all times
  • Be required to deputise in the absence of the manager
  • Provide specific management, support, advice and motivation to the staff team to ensure that the people who use are services are supported to be as independent as possible and achieve their goals. We are looking for people to join us to help achieve our aim of delivering a fantastic person-centred support service
  • Need to have experience of working with people who have a learning disability and can present with complex behaviours. You will also have held a supervisory role within the social care sector
  • Be highly flexible in your approach 

What we would like from you:

  • Must have good computer skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Flexible
  • Good Team Worker
  • Able to work under own initiative
  • Good Communicator
  • Have an understanding of person centred, needs-led and outcome based service
  • Committed to quality care and service provision
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to maintain confidentiality

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 cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension Options

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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