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Deputy Unit Manager

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Florence Shipley Centre, Market Place, Heanor
Salary details
Grade 10 £33,034 - £36,239 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to vacant position until February 2026
37 hours per week
Closing Date
10 March 2024

We are looking to appoint a Deputy Unit Manager to join our team here at Florence Shipley Community Care Centre for 2 years fixed term.

The successful applicant will work alongside Deputy, senior and care staff and provide leadership and mentoring support to them. To manage or support front line service delivery or specialist projects.

To assist in the management of the establishment and the maintenance of good professional standards and care practices. To be one of a team of senior staff providing supervisory and management cover in the absence of the Unit Manager.

Supervise, organise, advise and motivate a team, specifically undertaking: management of performance, discipline and grievance, training and development support, absence management.

To cover in emergency shift duties in the absence of the senior care worker.

Full training will be provided appropriate to the level of the post.  QCF Level 3 Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the training.

Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25/27 days annual leave per year (rising to 30/32 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata). Grade dependant.
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback 

More details on the benefits of working for the council can be found on our reward and recognition page here

We are looking to recruit an individual to work flexible, the job will include unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays.

Informal enquiries please contact Unit Manager Paul Morris on 01629 531367.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here