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Deputy Manager
Ref: DAN04016

  • Location
  • Newbus Grange Hospital, Hurworth Road, Neasham, DL2 1PE
  • Salary
  • 17.84 - 18.75
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...


     

    In this role you will provide effective leadership to the service and will be a role model to your staff team. Your main focus would be to ensure the team provides safe, sound and supportive care to the people they support.

     

    Working with the multi-disciplinary teams, family members, local authorities and regulatory bodies, you will have overall responsibility and accountability for the delivery of a high-quality service and promoting a positive culture.



    As an ambassador for your service, you will provide leadership and management to the staff team alongside the service manager, ensuring each individual plays their part in promoting choice and independence for the people they support. Ultimately you will meet targets set out in our Quality Strategy, which will ensure your service is providing the best quality support and care possible.

     


    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We would welcome applicants who are proven leaders and have worked with varied stakeholders in the delivery of outstanding care
    • Qualified Nurse (RNLD or RMN)
    • Previous management experience is essential
    • See job description for more details

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 33 days annual leave
    • Fully paid training
    • Paid DBS
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Opportunities to progress and develop

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions

  • Location Information
  • Based in the beautiful countryside near Darlington, County Durham, Newbus Grange is a specialist autism hospital providing assessment and intervention for up to 17 men living with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. Newbus Grange is an impressive period property situated in a quiet semi-rural location with its own extensive grounds.

     

    There are many good sized living areas that people can choose to use. Other facilities include a life skills kitchen, sensory room, a sensory bathroom, massage therapy room, a well-stocked arts and crafts room and a music and movement room. Within the grounds there is an allotment, which is looked after by the people who use the service, a greenhouse, sensory garden, trim trail and cycle path. Newbus Grange also has fishing rights for an area of the River Tees close by. There is a large lawn with patio and seating areas for people and their visitors to enjoy.

     

    Click here to read more about Newbus Grange

     

    Newbus Grange has received two national accreditations:

    • Accreditation for Inpatient Learning Disability Mental Health Services (AIMS-LD) from the Quality Network for Inpatient Learning Disability Services (QNLD) by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
    • Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society (NAS)

     

    Click here to see the awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 08/08/2018
  • Job Description
  • Service_Deputy_Manager.docx

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