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Deputy Manager (RN)

Posted: 17 Jan 2020 Closes: 17 Jan 2020
The Grove - Norwich
Permanent & Part-time leonard-cheshire/05064

Part time, 22.5 hours per week. Three days a week to be worked as part of a job share.

 Indicative hours and days of working likely to be 9 to 5 with a half hour unpaid lunch, Monday, Thursday, Friday (can be negotiated in interview). Flexibility regarding days worked is essential for training and meetings that might take place on other days.

As a Deputy Manager with Leonard Cheshire you will support the Service Manager in the day to day operation of the service. This includes deputising in their absence and responsibility for the direct supervision and line-management of nurses, support staff and other staff in the service. You will be accountable for monitoring, maintaining and providing the highest standards of nursing, clinical, personal support and service delivery, while promoting independence and choice of our residents.

You will:

  • Be a registered nurse, holding current registration with NMC.
  • Have a level of professional development and registration (may include level 5 leadership in health & social care qualification).
  • Have experience of providing direct personal and social care.
  • Be experienced in managing a team of nursing and support staff.
  • Have experience of working with customers who have physical and/or learning
  • disabilities.
  • Be able to work flexibly in accordance with rostered hours.

Please see the Job Description for further details.

In return we offer a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including generous annual leave, discounts for high street retailers, contributory pension scheme and so much more!

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

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

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.


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Details of role: This is a part time role of 22.5 hours per week to be worked over three days as part of a job share. Indicative hours and days of working are 9 to 5 (with an unpaid half hour for lunch) Monday, Thursday and Friday, but this can be negotiated in interview. Some flexibility regarding days of work is essential as mandatory meetings and training may be scheduled outside of normal days of work.


Interviews for this role will take place on Thursday 16th January at The Grove.

Leonard Cheshire

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