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Care Home – Deputy Manager


  • Full time
  • 2022-05-27
  • £11.95 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 130522-32891

Fulltime 40 hours per week

£24,856 per annum

About Us

Located between the Alphington and St Thomas areas of Exeter, Sainthill House and Cottage is a beautiful care home supporting 19 residents.

We have a team of committed and experienced colleagues in Care, Activities, Kitchen and Housekeeping, and the home is led by a highly dedicated and supportive Registered Manager. Rated good by CQC, and with aspirations to become outstanding in the future, we are now recruiting for a Deputy Manager to join the leadership team at Sainthill House.

About the role

Working towards our two constant goals of providing outstanding care for our residents and a wonderful place to work for our team, the successful candidate will take responsibility for

·        Ensuring residents and residents families are at the heart of care delivery

·        Providing the highest quality of care possible for residents

·        Maintain a high standard of record keeping and recording systems within the home

·        Overseeing the monthly rota to ensure suitable staff levels and skills mix at all times

·        Contributing to and completing a rigorous process of good governance and quality assurance

·        Carrying out team supervisions, appraisals and competency assessments

·        Supporting the manager with administration of the home, and step in to support in their absence

·        Provide on call support when required

If you join us, we can offer a broad range of excellent benefits and incentives including

Competitive Hourly Rates and overtime rates
Welcome Bonus – £250 when you pass probation
Retention Bonus – £500 after your first 12 months
Free training and fully funded NVQs
Fully supported with professional development
Enhanced pay for night shifts
Free uniform and DBS
50% reimbursement on public transport to work
Free meals when on shift
Birthdays scheduled off & gift vouchers on your birthday
Free Turkey at Christmas
28 days annual leave pro rata
Eligible for blue light card offering excellent discounts with thousands of retailers
About you

To be considered for this role you should have a good experience, at Senior Carer, Team Leader or Deputy Level.

You should demonstrate solid leadership and management skills, with the ability to lead a team.

You will be well organised, with the ability to juggle administrative, leadership and care responsibilities in your role.

You should have an NVQ Level 3 or 4 in Health or Social Care and / or Level 5 in in Management (or working towards)

If you are ready to join our team and help Sainthill House to become an outstanding care home, then apply now.

Travel expenses details:

50% reimbursement on public transport costs

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Job location

Sainthill House
Cowick Lane
Exeter, EX2 9JG

Job category

Managerial, Residential care home, Senior care / support worker


Vision UK

Type of organisation



Health and social care


We are a small care company, with two homes in Exeter. We are committed to providing outstanding care to our residents and their families and a wonderful place to work for our team members. If you think you might be able to help us achieve these goals, are looking for a job which can give the real satisfaction of caring for others and the opportunity to pursue a professional career in the care sector, we would love to hear from you.

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