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Deputy Manager




Aire House, 6 Westcliffe Grove, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 0PL

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£10.42 p/h


40 hours p/w

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.

With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

Job Advert Location Description

To manage a service  ensuring that all colleagues are focused on providing positive outcomes for the people we support, in line with regulatory standards and company key performance indicators, policies and procedures.  Managing and running the service as a financially profitable and viable business that all stakeholders feel confident in.        

Job Advert Role Description

Aire House provides assessment and support for adults living with a primary learning disability diagnosis but may present complex conditions. Some of the people we support also have communication difficulties as well as a range of other disabilities such as autism or epilepsy.

  • Our service offers 24/7 specialist residential care which is designed to provide just the right level of support; we encourage individuals to develop the skills that they need to live as independently as possible. 

To support the Home Manager in ensuring that the home is maintained in accordance with our regulatory bodies.

To line manage the senior team to ensure high standards of care and service are achieved within the home to regulatory standards. To support the Service or Home Manager in managing resources to ensure sales and profits are maximised.


You will be expected to...

•          Holds regular staff meetings to foster good communication and feedback.

•          Maintain positive contact with commissioners and referrers to develop confidence in service provision.

•          Carrie out or ensure that all risk assessments e.g. clinical risk assessment, COSHH, Legionella, Moving & handling etc are carried out in a rigorous and timely manner.

•          Monitor the standards of cleanliness of the home to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory bodies.

•          Proactively participate in the company quality and compliance policy and procedures.

•          Work with local and regional management to develop and implement new services and ideas within the unit.

•          Maintain and monitor RQIA/CQC standards/regulations within the home and supports staff training.

•          Ensure all new employees are inducted, trained, motivated and supported to achieve company standards.

•          Knowledge of current legislation and requirements, guidelines and best practice. Ability to effectively manage a team of multi-skilled staff. QCF Level 4 or equivalent qualification but, not essential.

•          A sound working knowledge of the statutory requirements associated with care of vulnerable adults is essential. 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 it's positive impact in the care home environment.

•          Organise and prioritise the work around the operational needs of the home.

•          The role holder will ocasionally need to apply creative and adaptive thinking to business related problems.

•          Shared responsibility for the care and security of equipment and consumables on site.

•          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.

•          Regularly operating within a working environment where the work requires emotional resilience.

•          Be familiar with changing current issues and ensure these are applied an implemented within the care home setting.

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.


In accordance with the Health and Social Care Act you must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide evidence of this before you are able to commence employment with us, or provide a valid medical exemption.

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