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Deputy Manager (Learning Disabilities)

Reference: MAR20243625
Expiry date: 2024-04-14 20:00:00.000
Location: Poplars
Salary: £30,000 Per Annum
Benefits: Competitive Salary, Online Reward Gateway, EAP, pension, Free Parking, Training & Development opportunities.
Attachments: 2024DeputyManager.pdf

Role: Deputy Manager

Location: The Poplars, Mirfield

Salary: £30,000/pa

Hours: Full-time (37hrs), across 5 days with flexibility to support the service needs


The Poplars in Mirfield is a vibrant residential service for 12 Adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and positive behaviour support needs.


The well-established and highly skilled team are looking for an experienced Deputy Manager to join them on a full-time basis, to support them in providing high quality, person-centred support to the adults they care for.


This exciting new opportunity would suit candidates with experience of leading a social care team within a learning disability service, or residential service for adults with behavioural support needs. A level 5 qualification would be beneficial; however we are able to support the successful candidate to obtain this in post.


Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • To support the Registered Manager with all aspects of managing a care home for adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and positive behaviour support needs.
  • To effectively lead an integrated team of social care staff.
  • To ensure appropriate, personalised support is available to meet the needs of each adult in order to maximise their independence.
  • To work within the Trust’s Business Plan and performance measures ensuring that staff and services are properly and effectively managed and supported to a high standard. 


This is not an exhaustive list, and you are encouraged to read the full Job Description prior to applying. Informal queries, and site visits to the service are encouraged.


What we ask for from our staff:

  • A commitment to providing quality and person-centred care
  • Treating people with compassion, dignity, and respect
  • Working together as a team to ensure we are the best at what we do.
  • Being confident enough to ask questions and challenge ideas.


As an employer we offer:

  • A competitive salary and great pension scheme.
  • A fantastic, open, and supportive working environment.
  • Comprehensive Training & Development opportunities.
  • Paid pre-employment training to give you a great head start.
  • A wealth of opportunities to gain experience in a variety of skills.
  • An employee rewards scheme with retail discounts and more.
  • Life insurance style ‘death in service’ benefit.


To find out more, please call Jodie Edgar-Brown on 01924490833 for an informal chat or request a paper application form via email on j.edgar-brown@hollybanktrust.com


Unfortunately, we are not able to offer sponsorship to work in the UK.


Hollybank Trust is committed to Safeguarding vulnerable people, and our Safer Recruitment process requires all employees to have an Enhanced DBS check and reference checks in line with our Recruitment policy. We will ask you to pay for your initial DBS check, unless you have a portable DBS, and then the cost of this will be reimbursed to you upon successful completion of your probation period.




We want people from underrepresented groups such as Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBTQIA+) communities to succeed at Hollybank Trust and our policies and procedures ensure that this can happen. Click here to find out more about our approach to equality and diversity.


Hollybank Trust is a Disability Confident employer. We are actively working to recruit and retain people with disabilities and long-term health conditions into our work force. If you are an applicant who has a disability, you will be offered an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the job.