Deputy Manager (Learning Disabilities Care Home/ Supported Living)

Henleaze, City of Bristol
£27283 - £30655 per annum + benefits depending on qualification and experience
24 Jul 2018
21 Aug 2018
Deputy Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Great opportunity for an energetic, inspiring leader to develop the staff team, develop and improve our care home and supported living services and to change lives. This is an exciting time to join The Thomas More Project as we are working through ambitious and challenging objectives for the future.

It is an excellent opportunity to join our friendly charity as our Deputy Manager.  We provide a care home for adults with learning disabilities and a supported living service.  We are looking for an ambitious manager who is passionate about ensuring the right support and care services to enable people with disabilities to flourish, and to lead the service from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’.

You will have robust experience and knowlege of providing CQC registered care and ensuring compliance. This will be combined with a passion for personalisation, and energy, ideas and experience.  With our Registered Manager/ Service Manager you will lead delivery of excellent care and support in caring, supportive, enabling, stimulating and safe environment by well trained, competent, motivated and excited employees.

You will be a hardworking team player, a good communicator and proactively balance a varied and demanding workload.  You will have a positive outlook and a sense of humour - a ‘glass half full rather than half empty’. You will proudly hold responsibility for the wellbeing of the people we support and our team’s professional development.

Directly Responsible for: Senior Support Workers, some Support Workers

Indirectly Responsible for: Support Workers, Casual/Bank Staff, Cook

Functional reports: Housekeeper, Maintenance Person

Service location:  Henleaze, Bristol or at other locations as may be required.

Hours: 37.5 hrs. per week plus unpaid breaks, alternate weekends.

Pay: £27283 - £30655 per annum depending on qualification and experience.

Other benefits:

  • 30 days annual leave including bank holidays increasing to 31 days after 1 year and 32 days after 2 years 
  • 10 days paid sickness leave, 8 days paid discretionary leave (rolling 12-month period)
  • Contributory pension
  • Option to buy/sell 1 day of annual leave per year
  • Free meals when working at our care home site.
  • Induction, on-going training and development to widen your career prospects
  • Plenty of free local street parking
  • Elected staff council

To Apply

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification and submit your application form.  These are available below and on our website. 

We welcome applicants to come for an informal visit or have a phone conversation about the role prior to applying.  This will not form part of the selection process.  If you would like to do this please contact Matt Boyle on or 01179 629899.

Please email your completed application form by 27th August, 8pm to or post to Liz Hancock (Recruitment), The Thomas More Project, 33 Fallodon Way, Bristol, BS9 4HX .  If you have any questions or would like a paper application form please call Liz on 0117 962 9899.   Please, no CVs.