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Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – Deputy Care Manager (Brighton)

We are looking for a Deputy Care Manager to work with our dedicated team at our centre in Brighton

Salary: up to £48,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton
Closing Date: Closing date is midday on 22 October 2021

We believe every blind veteran should be able to lead the life they choose. At Blind Veterans UK we’re one transformational team. We provide rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support. Together we can help rebuild lives.

Up to £48,000
37.5 hours per week working Monday – Friday, with some rostered weekend and night shifts

We are looking for a Deputy Care Manager to work with our dedicated team at our centre in Brighton to provide excellent levels of care to our members. The centre offers care, rehabilitation, and holidays to members with varying levels of sight loss and other disabilities.

You will be solution focused, with the ability to lead, mentor and motivate staff. You will be able make effective decisions, manage difficult situations and support the team with managing the complex needs of our members.

To be considered, you must be a Registered Nurse (RN1) and have a Level 5 Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care: Practice qualification, or equivalent. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage.

This position is subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks.

This role is based within a CQC registered care home. It is a legal requirement that all employees will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated in order to protect our residents. In order to be considered for this role, and as part of our pre-employment checks, you will need to be able to provide appropriate certification confirming that you have received a MHRA or EMA approved COVID-19 vaccine. Please note: Appointment cards are not valid proof of vaccination.

Benefits include free life assurance, pension scheme, subsidised staff restaurant, use of gymnasium, employee assistance programme and an excellent working environment.

Closing Date: Midday on 22 October 2021

Recruitment & Selection: w/c 1 November 2021

To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk

If any part of the application process is inaccessible to you, please advise us via recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk

Because of the number of applications we receive we don’t acknowledge each one – if you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that we won’t be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up.

Deputy Care Manager Job Description (Brighton & Llandudno)

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