This vacancy has now closed

Deputy Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,877 – £32,340
  • Dumfries & Galloway
  • Closing 18th October 2021

  • Advertised from 4th October 2021
  • 37.5 hours per week


Lothlorien is a therapeutic community for people with mental health problems, situated in a quiet rural setting in South West Scotland. Lothlorien Community is based on the therapeutic community model, which includes principles of collective responsibility and empowerment all underpinned by our core values of compassion and tolerance.

Overall purpose of the post:

To take responsibility as Registered Manager to manage all aspects in the day-to-day running of the two homes.

Promoting a sensitive and empowering environment which provides a high standard of care to the people we support, meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity, as well as protecting their rights to privacy. Ensuring each resident is supported and has opportunities with regards to independence, choice and involvement through regular person-centred, trauma-informed planning, meetings and reviews.

To supervise, monitor and evaluate the care delivered to residents whilst adhering to legal requirements. Our ambition is to provide compassionate, trauma-informed support and to continue providing outstanding care as recognised by the Care Inspectorate.

To keep the Manager informed of all matters of concern and consult when these matters of concern involve outside agencies.

Taking ownership to develop a positive, open culture where all employees are motivated, inspired and are supported in their self-development.

This is an exciting time to transform and modernise the service, working in collaboration with stakeholders, including the people we support and their families, as well as the local authority and clinical commissioning groups.

Application notes

Closing date for applications is the 18th October 2021

Please email your completed application form to