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Deputy Care Home Manager

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
YO10 5AD, York
£23,540 / £20.12 per hour
Closing date
1 Dec 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Care and support, Social Care
Salary Band
Up to £30,000, £20,000 - £29,999
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to how the service is managed within our Hartrigg Oaks retirement community. As Deputy Manager you will work closely as a team with the Registered Manager to provide relationship centred leadership and direction that ensures a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led service that treats people with compassion, kindness, dignity and respect.

The role of Deputy Manager will allow you to support with the overall high performance of the care service team that contributes to the delivery of the JRHT/JRF strategic plan.

In addition, you will deliver an economically viable service that is a key part of the community, developing and managing relationships with all stakeholders including residents and their families, staff, local health and welfare professionals as well as being responsible for delegated areas of quality and compliance.

We want to make sure that everyone, including our residents and staff, are kept safe and have extensive safety and infection control measures in place, throughout our working environments.

Additionally, it is legislation from 11 November 2021, that everyone who works in a residential or nursing care home or needs to enter a residential care setting to carry out their role, must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Consequently, ensuring this requirement is met forms part of our recruitment and selection process, where applicable.

About you

You will possess strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire confidence in those around them and promote behaviours that build a trusting and inclusive working environment.

Excellent interpersonal skills are vital along with the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.

Solid IT skills are essential with the ability to identify opportunities to digitise what we do and ensure digital inclusion of staff and residents.

The role of Deputy Manager offers the right candidate the opportunity to use their knowledge, skills and experience to assist in leading and creating an environment where outstanding person-centred care is consistently delivered.

About us

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East. JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.

How to apply

Please complete the online application form

Closing date for applications is Sunday 21st November 2021

You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check for this role.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 

At JRF/JRHT we believe in giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from people with experience of living in poverty.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means that we are committed to the recruitment, progression and retention of disabled individuals. We shall also offer interviews to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you have a disability, please tell us if you would like to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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