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Queens Quay House Care Home Clydebank, G82 1QL
£41,498.23 - £44,910.79 per year dependent on experience
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for the post of Care Home Depute Manager within Queens Quay House on a permanent basis. The post holder will support the Care Home Manager in the management of the care home staff to ensure an efficient and effective 24 hour service delivery and will also be expected to manage the home in the absence of the manager. They will also be responsible for delegated management of the care home home and will oversee the day to day delivery of the care.

The post holder will be expected to undertake on call duties on a rotational basis. The post holder will support the Care Home Manager in the delivery of continuous improvement ensuring the provision and maintenance of the highest levels of care and service in accordance with National Care Standards, current legislation and West Dunbartonshire's policies and procedures including health and safety legislation.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

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