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Deputy Manager


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Edinburgh, ED 




£12.60 per hour

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EH15 1HB

Employment Type:

Full time




Medical-Health: General-Other: Medical-Health, Social Service

Job Description:

~~Do you…

Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society?

Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world?

If so… Leonard Cheshire Disability offers you the chance to become part of a great team!

About us

Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000 disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past, drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and sustainable organisation.

We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others.

About the role

Supporting the Service Manager in the day to day operation of the service, you will deputise as directed in their absence and be responsible for the direct supervision and line-management of staff. You will be responsible and accountable for monitoring, maintaining and providing the highest standards of clinical & personal support and service delivery, while promoting independence and choice to the customers

About you (please see the job description for full details)

To be successful in this role you will need:
•A level of professional development & registration as indicated by purchaser, regulator or Leonard Cheshire Disability (this may include level 5 leadership in health and social care qualification), dependant on location.
•To have experience of providing direct personal and social care.
•To have experience of managing a team of support staff.
•To have experience of working with customers who have physical and/or learning disabilities.
•To be able to work flexibly in accordance with rostered hours.
•To demonstrate a commitment to Leonard Cheshire Disability’s ethos and values.

We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including:
•Fair and competitive pay rates.
•Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit.
•Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice).
•Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates.
•Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice).
•Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice).
•Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

A satisfactory disclosures check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

Company Info
Leonard Cheshire Disability

Edinburgh, ED

Web Site: www.leonardcheshire.org

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