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Deputy Home Manager
Ref: CYG36621

Thistle, DD5 1PL
From £46,000 per annum, depending on experience
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 8 July 2024

We are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our team at Cygnet Thistle Care Home. 

Situated in a residential area of Dundee, Thistle Care Home is a specialist residential service supporting up to ten individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team of nurses and support workers also support those with behaviours that may challenge, as well as those who have associated mental health needs.

Thistle Care Home is a purpose-built building with its own gardens. The service delivers 24 hour care and support. There are a number of living areas for individuals to choose from, whether they want time to socialise as a group, or to spend time alone. Everyone has their own en-suite bedroom, which they are encouraged to decorate and personalise to suit their own personal style.

In this role you’ll:

  • Build professional relationships with the residents and staff at your establishment and throughout the company
  • You will be able to communicate effectively with outside agencies to promote the service
  •  Be responsible for working as part of a team and growing the staffing requirements to meet the needs of residents
  •  Conduct and effectively manage the staff team.
  •  Be required to have a share in on call duties
  •  Be responsible for ensuring compliance is set out in line with Care Inspectorate guidelines

We're looking for people who have:

  •  A proven track record of managing Learning disabilities, Autism or challenging behaviours
  • Outstanding staff management and organisation skills
  • Familiarity with and the ability to apply Care Inspectorate, the Mental Health Act (Care and Treatment) Scotland and other professional regulations
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Nurse qualified with an active NMC Pin

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Expert supervision & support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free Health Cash plan
  • Enhanced maternity pay: 8 weeks full Pay, 18 weeks half Pay (Inclusive of SMP) followed by 13 weeks SMP.
  • 24 hours free GP support line
  • Free life assurance cover
  • Free eye tests
  • Car lease discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free mortgage broker and Insurance cover
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee NHS - discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

Ready to make a positive change? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below or send your CV to

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.