As a Home Care Deputy Manager, you’ll support the Manager of the service to ensure it runs effectively. This job is sometimes called a ‘Domiciliary Care Deputy Manager’.
Using a person-centred approach, you’ll work with people who need care and support to meet their physical, social, emotional and cultural needs. You’ll also need to develop good working relationships with families, carers and other professionals supporting the individual.
Working as part of a team, you’ll provide leadership and supervision to staff and support management to ensure that day-to-day work runs as smoothly as possible. You’ll complete paperwork and keep records up to date for each person using the service.
To be successful in this role, you’ll need:
A passion for working with people
Good communication skills
Empathy and compassion
The ability to build trusting relationships
To be a team player
To be well organised
The ability to make and maintain accurate records
Motivation and determination
The ability to adapt to challenging and changing situations
An open and inclusive approach
The ability to give direction to other members of the team
Leadership and management skills
Find out more information on qualifications and registration details for this role with Social Care Wales.
Name : Mike Williams, Home Care Worker
Mike has worked in care for 12 years, and his passion is clear to see. A keen Welsh speaker, Mike believes that language plays an important role in the care setting.
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