Deputy Care Manager

Lonnen Grove, Rotherham

Deputy Home Manager 

About the company
Our mission at Exemplar is to make every day better for the people who live and work in our homes. Our community-based homes and OneCare services provide person-centered care and rehabilitation that focuses on maximizing independence, building everyday living skills and empowering people to live as fulfilled lives as possible. Our portfolio of 40 homes provide specialist nursing care and rehabilitation for adults living with a range of complex and high acuity needs with a further homes to open over the next coming years. This is an exciting time to join Exemplar where 95% of our homes are rated good or outstanding with CQC and where fun/integrity/responsive/success and team work are our key company values.

About the role
As the Deputy Manager you will be responsible for supporting the Manager with the operational excellent of care in the home and leading the clinical team to ensure the provision of a high quality service and managing the service if the manager is off. The home itself is a 6 bedded service which support 6 adults with complex needs including Acquired brain injury, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, behaviours that challenge and a multitude of nursing needs. You will support the manager and the clinical team to be the provide of choice with customers and be highly rated with the Care Quality Commission. The largest part of your role is to provide clinical oversight in the home and hold clinical accountability for the delivery of safe and effective care. You will be involved in safe recruitment, EQA systems, action planning, clinical governance, safeguarding, support with assessing new referrals and working effectively with the MDT members, CHC, CCG's, NHS trusts and local authority commissioners. You will work 40 hours a week which will consist of 2 x 12 hour shifts being the nurse in charge of the service and 2 x 8 hour shifts which are supernumerary. The hours will predominately be worked Monday to Friday but there is an expectation that on occasion you will work weekend shifts to have oversight of the weekend team for the home and to do quality checks. On-call is also shared between the management team at Lonnen Grove which you would be part of.

About you

  • At least 2 years experience working as a nurse.
  • Nurse qualified with active PIN
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Can do and driven attitude; you are a leader who likes to lead by example with high-quality care at your core value


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Excellent bonus scheme.
  • Excellent pension plan.
  • Life assurance program.
  • BUPA health care cover.
  • Access to a qualified coach within the first 6 months of joining
  • Outstanding career progression with opportunities over 37 care homes and within the central support teams
  • Exemplar MyFirst Rewards - retail discounts and vouchers.
  • Employee assistance program – 24-hour helpline.
  • Comprehensive induction program.




Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.


Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.


Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.


Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

DBS check

Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.


Referral bonus - if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.


Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.