The Cambian Group

Deputy Manager- Learning Disabilities

Westerfield, Suffolk
Starting Salary £19,000-£21,000 ; 40 hours per week
04 Feb 2014
03 Mar 2014
Job Type

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a Deputy Manager/Senior Staff Nurse to join our hospital in Rainham.  

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits. 


Fairways is a specialist residential home for up to 8 adults with learning disabilities who may also have dual diagnoses and additional complex needs. Fairways provides a longer term placement for adults who require a supportive home, with round the clock care.

Job Profile

Within this senior role, you will need to be able to work flexibly according to the needs of the individuals which could include planned evenings and weekends, as well as on call. You will be supporting the individuals to maintain their needs.  

Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our young people and Service Users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support. 

Candidate Profile

While you may not have previous experience of working within this setting you should have a good understanding of how to manage services, people and patients/residents with learning disabilities who may have additional support needs both within their current setting and most importantly within their local community.  

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to DBS and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy please follow the link and complete the online application form.

If you wish to speak with someone regarding this vacancy please call 01206 848019 and ask for Laura Fenwick. 

To find out more about us at Cambian visit

Closing Date: 3rd March 2014
Please note that this vacancy may close prior to this date if a large number of applications are received.