Back to Job Search

Deputy Branch Manager

Job Description

Deputy Branch Manager - Clacton, Colchester & Tendring District.


We are looking for genuinely caring, hands-on individual to join our team at Essex DCA as the Deputy Branch Manager. Based in our Clacton office but with a strong emphasis on working in the field.

Our Deputy Branch Manager is responsible for promoting, managing and coordinating care plans, and you'll play a central role in team leadership. From facilitating new packages and developing staff teams to overseeing recruitment and induction, you will be central to service delivery and you'll take a hands-on approach to care management too as well as taking part in an on call rota. The Deputy Manager will ensure people supported have person centred support plans which are regularly updated, ensuring high quality support is being provided to each individual, including people undergoing a period of mental health related crisis such as psychotic episodes and self-harm in conjunction with health professionals. You will require an understanding and awareness of mental health disorders and legal frameworks such as Mental Health Act i.e. section 17, section 117 aftercare, community treatment orders (CTO'S).

Experienced in senior positions within a relevant care setting you'll be familiar with appropriate regulations and legislation, skilled in budgeting and administration, and you'll be ready for early responsibility. In return we'll support you to work towards a relevant Care and Management qualification.


  • Paid DBS & Holidays
  • Free external counselling support and advice service available 24/7
  • Career progression
  • Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  • Blue Light Card, Retail rewards & savings
  • Long service awards
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme which rewards £500 to £2000 T&C apply

At Voyage Care we value the hard work and commitment of our colleagues by offering:

  • Enhanced evening and weekend pay at an additional 50p per hour (Ts & Cs apply)
  • Premium overtime rates at an additional £1 per hour (Ts & Cs apply)"

To ensure that we can keep both the People we Support and our workforce safe, It is a requirement that all frontline staff who work for Voyage Care are willing to be vaccinated against COVID 19

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

COVID19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have an in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times. All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance. Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe.

It is an expectation that all staff are to have had or be part of the Covid-19 vaccination process unless they can provide an exemption reason.