Deputy Manager, Salary: £49,920pa

An exciting full-time position has come up for an experienced NMC registered Deputy Manager (Clinical Manager) for a 63 bed care home in Southampton caring for people with complex neurodegenerative and mental health needs.

The Deputy Manager (Clinical Manager) will lead the team in ensuring the delivery of person-centred care for each of the residents, ensuring that care is assessed and planned in a way that promotes the principles of optimising quality of life and a strengths-based approach.


  • Provide effective leadership and management to staff which promotes high performance standards both individually and as a team
  • Ensure the nursing team assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual care plans involving other relevant agencies as appropriate
  • Undertake pre-admission assessments and feedback to referrals and placement team as appropriate. Take responsibility for the planning for new admissions
  • To act as an expert practitioner within the team offering support and guidance to team colleagues as appropriate
  • Liaise with external professionals, individuals and families as required to ensure that the needs of the residents are reviewed regularly
  • Be involved with the recruitment, selection and deployment of staff
  • Line manage all clinical staff and ensuring that the services are of a standard which meet and exceed standards set by regulatory bodies, including the CQC Standards (KLOE), NICE standards, NMC guidelines and other contractual obligations


  • About You (Essential):
  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of complex and high-risk cases and the ability to manage them effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally, complex matters using appropriate methods to a wide spectrum of people including staff and residents
  • Ability to effectively lead the clinical team providing management, supervision and support as required
  • Ability to motivate both staff and residents
  • Demonstrate understanding of key legislative and other frameworks e.g. Mental Health Act, Health & Safety Act, Safeguarding & Adult Protection, Equal Opportunities and their implications for practice
  • Strong awareness of personal and professional boundaries
  • Respect for residents and a genuine enthusiasm for working with people with complex needs.
  • Able to attend and participate in all statutory & mandatory training events to enhance continued professional development
Job Category: Nursing Home
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Southampton
Job Salary: £49920pa

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