Deputy Manager

Posted 2 years ago

About Your Lifestyle

Your Lifestyle was established in 2009 to offer a wide range of Care and Support services. We aim, at all times, to provide high quality flexible services that maximise independence and promote adults and young people to reach their full potential.

Role Description

We have an opportunity for a passionate and experienced Deputy Manager to join our Gloucester team. As the Deputy Manager you will be a role model for Social Care Workers and Team Leaders and will assist the Manager to lead, motivate and manage the Service to a high standard.


  • Ensuring that employees of Your Lifestyle protect the rights and promote the interests of Service Users
  • Writing and managing Care Plans and Risk Assessments
  • Ensuring the service is CQC compliant whilst working closely with local authorities
  • Carrying out audits, risk assessments and reviews
  • Rota management
  • Monitoring sickness levels and carrying out back to work meetings
  • Assist with the recruitment process
  • Conduct staff supervisions and put together action plans
  • Assist with weekly payroll
  • Carry out spot checks on services and ensure services are maintained to a high standard
  • Money checks and logging correctly
  • Support staff to complete the induction process including observations and training needs
  • Conduct monthly supervisions with staff team and keep accurate records on file
  • Provide training and development opportunities to enable Social Care Workers to strengthen and develop their skills and knowledge
  • Support and encourage team members
  • Monitor staffing levels and ensure adequate staffing are in place
  • To facilitate good communication within all levels of the staff team
  • To maintain all Health and Safety precautions
  • To carry out on-call responsibilities




  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience as a Team Leader/Manager or similar
  • Minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • The ability to work a variety of shifts
  • Ability to participate in on call rota
  • Strong communication skills

Personal Qualities:

  • Passionate about making a difference in people’s lives
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Honest and reliable
  • Loyal and committed
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • The ability to be a good role model
  • The ability to lead by example


  • £9.61 -£10.09 per hour 40 Hours per week
  • Comprehensive training
  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Local discounts

*An enhanced DBS will be required for successful candidates

* Due to the volume of applicants we receive we are only able to contact candidates that best match the requirements of the role. If you have not heard from us within 14 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.



For further information and an application pack contact the Recruitment Team on 01452 729757 or email: [email protected]

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