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Deputy Manager

Job details

General information



Closing Date


Service Area


Adult Services

Service Area

Adult Services

Vacancy Details


Care/Support Work - Adult Social Care

Job Title

Deputy Manager



Salary Range (£ pro rata for part time roles)

BBU09 33,024 - 35,745

Contract Type

Full time permanent

Contract Hours


Job Advert

Deputy Manager required for a 33 bedded care home caring for people living with Dementia.

The role includes working as part of the senior team involving shift work as duty senior including weekends, late shifts and Bank Holidays

Successful candidate to have experience working in a supervisory role and Dementia care experience.

Deputy to assist with the Care Homes compliance and deputise in the absence of the Home Manager.

Candidate to be able to lead the team and provide support and mentoring.


Closing date 15/03/2024

Interview date 19/03/2024.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If your application is successful you will be required to declare any spent and unspent convictions, adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).


How to apply

Please upload a current CV and a document detailing how you meet the selection criteria for the role.  The selection criteria can be found in the job profile below.  Optional CV and selection criteria templates are provided below.  If you do not upload both documents the panel may be unable to score your application.


Please note:

The Council will not normally re-employ ex-employees in receipt of:

·      a severance payment (within 12 months of leaving)

·      a local government pension (applies to Senior Officers only)

unless the appointment is business critical

For further information, please email


Armed Forces Covenant

Bedford borough Council is proud to be a member of the Armed Forces Covenant, we pledge to interview any eligible job applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job they are applying for.


Disabled applicants

Bedford Borough Council is  a Level 2 Disability Confident employer and guarantees to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role they are applying for.


Additional Vacancy Information

Allowance (pro rata for part time roles)


Work Pattern

5 days out of 7 per week (shift work)

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Vacancy Location


Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough Council Recruitment, Bedford


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Job Profile

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CV Template

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Selection Criteria Template

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