Current Opportunities

Deputy Manager

£28,000.00 Per Annum
Haslemere, Surrey
England, South East England, Surrey

 Job Title: Deputy Manager

Contracted Hours: 36 hours per week

Salary/Pay Rate: £28,000 per annum

Location: Haslemere, Surrey

Annual Leave: 25 days plus bank holidays


Will you promote wellbeing, strive for excellence, treat people with respect, and keep everyone safe? If the answer is yes, look no further.

Here at Friends of the Elderly, we’re looking for a passionate and motivated Deputy Manager to join our team on a full basis.


Why work for us?

We’re proud to say many of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years and some for more than 20. We are committed to investing in our teams and becoming an excellent care provider and a great place to work and learn.  Personal and professional development for all employees is a key element in achieving this goal, and we strive to continually improve the opportunities available to everyone to enable them to reach their full potential.


Working for a charity that puts people at the heart of what we do.



Our Wellbeing Pledge is a commitment to all our colleagues to uphold our values as an employer. Promoting the wellbeing of colleagues is one of our top priorities; and in a changing and challenging environment, keeping everyone safe and respecting each other’s needs to encompass physical, emotional and mental health is important.


Some other benefits we offer:


  • PPE is provided to all our staff that need it to carry out their duties
  • Free parking is available at our homes and day clubs
  • Free DBS checks
  • Discounted meals in our homes and day clubs

We also offer:

  • Group Pension Plan, with a 6% contribution from us
  • Retail discount schemes to make your salary go further
  • Health cash plans for you and your family
  • Interest free travel loans and cycle to work scheme
  • Long service awards, that increase with length of service
  • Refer a friend to work for us and receive a £250 bonus


What are the main duties?

  • You’ll work alongside and support the Registered Manager in the development and delivery of the highest quality physical and person-centred care, encompassing and embracing the holistic needs of each of our residents.
  • You’ll positively support the Registered Manager in providing leadership to the administration, care, catering, domestic, laundry and maintenance functions of the home.
  • You’ll deputise for the function of the Registered Manager during their absence, and supporting the decisions made by the Registered Manager.
  • You’ll manage the home in accordance with standards agreed by Friends of the Elderly, the Registered Manager, legislative requirements, relevant regulations and in line with accepted best practice.
  • You’ll work a range of shift patterns to enable positive professional relationships with residents and their relatives, the shift leaders, health care assistants, domestics and the maintenance team.
  • You’ll cover/lead shifts during the absence of shift leaders due to annual leave or sickness.


What skills do I need?

You will have at least 4 years’ of recent experience working with the elderly and have experience of working with and leading a team within a care setting. You will be passionate about the wellbeing of older people and have a good knowledge and understanding of current care practice and legislation with a commitment to person-centred care. You will need to be able to supervise and assist in managing the team and take the initiative so excellent communication and team building skills are required. We’ll provide you all the outstanding training and tools that you need; all we ask is a willingness to learn and a genuine enthusiasm to encourage others to live their lives to the full.


What is the home like?

Redcot provides residential care in a beautiful 20th-century home that has been fully modernised to meet the needs of the residents. With a strong, committed and enthusiastic team, Redcot is a friendly and hospitable home providing a home from home experience for all the residents.


Apply online today or email or call our friendly recruitment team on 0300 369 0552 for more information.


Friends of the Elderly is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / beliefs, sexual orientation or age.


We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.


We would prefer all staff joining Friends of the Elderly to have received or be in the process of getting their COVID-19 vaccination. This is to support the protection of our staff, our residents and wider staffing teams.

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