Deputy Manager – Dundee

  • Full time
  • £26,535
  • Dundee
  • Closing 30th September 2022

  • Advertised from 16th September 2022
  • Vacancy Ref: 10250


An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Adult Day Support Service in Dundee. If you have experience in a leadership role and a commitment to your career in Social Care, this may be the job for you!!

We’re now on the lookout for Deputy Manager on a permanent, full-time (37 hours per week) basis.

The Service

We provide Day and Evening Support to a wide-ranging group of young people and adults in both our building based and enabling services. Working across two areas, you will support the staff team to deliver bespoke services- unique to the people we support. Our aim is to create opportunities to be involved in a range of activities while ensuring we offer a safe, warm space to meet up and socialise with peers.

The needs of the people we support are unique to them including but not limited to, learning disabilities, autism, epilepsy, physical disability, cerebral palsy and ADHD. Each person has an individualised package of support, tailored to their social and therapeutic needs with staff trained to deliver support in a person-centred way.

The Role

Reporting to our Registered Manager, you will: –

  • Manage, coach, mentor and support the development of the staff team.
  • Be committed to developing positive relationships with the individuals we support, their families, carers, your colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • Lead the team to deliver high-quality care and support that is second to none.
  • Work collaboratively with your manager, team and colleagues across the organisation to ensure consistency and sharing of good practice.
  • Support the team in attending meetings and reviews as required.
  • Ensure that training and qualification needs are met in accordance to SSSC registration requirements.
  • Assist with the running of service in accordance with the standards set by the Care Inspectorate.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that support plans are in place, reflect assessed needs and are regularly reviewed and updated to reflect each individual’s needs.
  • Ensure that the service is designed to ensure that the individuals we support achieve their identified goals and outcomes.

What we need you to bring: –

  • ​​​​​​​Experience of Supervising or leading a team within the Health & Social Care sector
  • Direct experience of supporting individuals with complex support needs
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation and requirements to run an effective service within the sector
  • A passion for delivering excellent person-centred care and support
  • A caring and professional attitude
  • Brilliant communication skills; both written and verbal
  • The ability to work on your own initiative with a positive attitude to problem solving
  • Confidence in the use of technology
  • Excellent planning, organising and time management skills
  • The ability to respond flexibly to emerging and changing circumstances


  • Practice – SVQ in Social Services & Healthcare SCQF Level 9
  • Management – Any award in management that is certificated at or above SCQF Level 9 (minimum 60 credits) and mapped against the National Occupational Standards: Leadership and Management for Care Services​​​​​ (or willingness to work towards level required).

Shift patterns

Shift patterns will usually be worked Monday-Friday, however there will be occasions where we will need you to be flexible to work evenings and weekends due to the needs of our service. Paid on call duties will also be a requirement of the post on a rotational basis.

Application notes

Sound interesting? What are you waiting for?Apply today, we’re waiting to hear from you!