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Deputy Manager

Priority Care Group Ltd
Dundee Scotland United Kingdom


We are seeking to hire a Deputy Manager to support the Manager to deliver efficient and effective day to day running of the home and create a highly unique experience for the residents and their families. The ideal deputy manager would have experience working in the healthcare industry and be confident to take charge of the Home in the absence of the Manager



  • Priority rewards scheme for all staff members
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Overtime - Time + 50%
  • Additional annual leave incentive for length of service
  • Loyalty bonus payment for length of service
  • Highly competitive rates of pay
  • Strong support network.
  • Established, reputable, forward thinking employer
  • Free uniform & training provided

Job Type:

  • Full time/Permanent
  • 3 Day shifts & 1 Office Day across 7 days
  • Be flexible for on-call duties or night shifts

Skills and Experience:

  • RGN qualified with active PIN registration (Essential)
  • Experience in assessing an individual’s care and support needs
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with Clients, Families, Staff and other Professional
  • Experience within a residential or Nursing Setting
  • Experience of leading and managing people
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Duties include:

Client Care

  • To support the Manager in providing high quality of care to residents within the home
  • To ensure the Residents are at the centre of the care process and their preferences are respected
  • To keep the Manager informed of all important issues relating to the home, clients, staff seeking guidance as required
  • To act in the Manager’s absence, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the home, making sure there are adequate staff to carry out all duties whilst ensuring the Home continues to provide a safe and secure atmosphere for residents and staff alike beneficial to their overall wellbeing
  • To support the Manager with admission planning, ongoing assessments and discharge plans as and when required
  • To ensure the necessary paperwork, recording systems and organisational documentation are of a high standard, updated and maintained
  • To ensure administration of medication in accordance with recognised protocols and controls


  • To participate in Staff recruitment and selection
  • Lead, manage and develop the work of the staff team, under the supervision of the Manager, by setting objectives and supervising staff.
  • Assist the Manager and Administrator in the maintenance of records relating to staff employed in the Home.
  • To effectively communicate to all staff the aims and objectives of the Home through verbal and written communication
  • To oversee the duty rota monthly in advance ensuring the correct skills and numbers required are on duty
  • Ensure staff are aware and observe any changes in the policies and procedures


  • To ensure the maintenance of security in all aspects relating to the Home and Clients
  • Help the Manager produce and maintain systems and procedures for all auditing and assuring quality of care provided by the home.
  • Lead, facilitate and participate in staff meetings, residents’ meetings, staff training and development activities
  • Carry out supervision and induction of designated staff as required.
  • To comply with all relevant legislation and where risks are identified, report them and take appropriate action
  • To undertake any additional duties deemed appropriate by the Manager

About St Columba's Care Home

St Columba's Care Home is a newly refurbished home set in attractive gardens within close walking distance to the town centre of Dundee. St Columba's has spacious single ensuite bedrooms and pleasant communal areas to enjoy. We are registered for care of the elderly, offering both residential and nursing care to those with dementia. We can also provide palliative care.