Deputy Operational Manager - Care Home
  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 8120
  • Published: Tue 20/09/2022, 3:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/10/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £39531 - £50568
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Bridgewood Nursing Home

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Deputy Operational Manager - Care Home

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Deputy Operational Manager

Bridgewood House - Care Home

Salary £39,531 - £50,568 (MM1)

Full Time - 36 hrs per week

The London Borough of Enfield is now recruiting for an Operational Deputy Manager for Bridgewood House based in Enfield. Our residential and Nursing home is like no other, it’s diverse and gives the opportunity to support truly inspiring individuals.

Bridgewood House was opened in 2018 is a 70 bed residential and nursing home for people who are over 65 or people with learning difficulties who are over the age of 18.

We are looking for an experienced, person centred, proactive, individual kind, friendly, talented and caring candidate to join and enhance our team of hard working, passionate and friendly staff. The post holder will have an integral role in ensuring safe, high quality consistent frontline service delivery that is evidence based to meet residents needs. You will work closely with front line staff and operational colleagues, ensuring the provision of relevant supervision to staff.

The role of an Operation Deputy Manager is vitally important and fundamental in the principles of delivering the highest quality of care to our residents and supporting our staff to continually improve the service and care provided.

Key Responsibilities

As an Operational deputy manager, you will be involved in shaping and supporting individuals to build self-esteem and achieve their personal goals. You will also be central to leading, managing and supervising a team of clinicians and Health Care Assistants to deliver person centred care.

You will work alongside the registered manager in managing the home and deputise in his/her absence. You will ensure quality improvement and development, this will include producing and undertaking regular audits of all aspects of service delivery, collecting areas of best practice, driving and implementing required improvements, evaluating impact and providing quality assurance.

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the support for individuals in all areas of their lives. These will cover the following areas:

  • Person centred support planning

  • Auditing and quality assurance

  • Staff mentoring and people management

    What you will need to do the role successfully

  • A positive, can-do attitude.

  • Person centred approach.

  • Be proactive, professional and able to deal with people at all levels.

  • Great support planning skills.

  • Good communications skills

  • Experience in mentoring, training or supervising others

  • Previous experience of leading a team within a Care Home or similar environment (Desirable)

  • Good IT Skills

  • Proven clinical nursing experience

  • Sound knowledge of workings of the Care Quality Commission

  • Experience of supporting adults with complex physical and mental health needs

  • Satisfactory Disclosure completion upon successful application

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

To apply, please click on the link below.

This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.

1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.

2. Your CV which includes your full work history since leaving full time education.

Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format. Please note if your supporting statement is longer than 2 A4 pages, your application may not be considered or reviewed

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact cinzia.percival@enfield.gov.uk on 0208 1320346



Closing and Interview Dates

Closing date: 23:59 on Sunday 2nd October 2022

Interview date: TBA

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.



Additional Information

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.



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