The Forest Haven family are recruiting!

Forest Haven is a lively residential care home in in Essex supporting adults with learning disabilties, autism, and behaviours that challenge to live their best lives while achieving their goals and aspirations.

Every day will be different at Forest Haven – you could be looking after your mental and physical wellbeing on a relaxing walk with Sarah, getting to know the animals at Paradise Wildlife Park, or going on a mini-break away to Clacton-on-Sea with Tracey! Whatever you get up to, you'll be making lifelong memories with the people you support.

Come and join our friendly team and really make a difference in people's lives. We’ll help you settle in, and support you as you get to know us all. This isn’t really a job, it’s more of a lifestyle; where you get to enjoy your days while helping others to enjoy theirs too. Get in touch and apply now if you want to discover a job to love!

We have a fantastic opportunity for a proactive individual to join us as a Deputy Care Manager, to develop your skills at our Good care home in Chingford, Essex. 


At Forest Haven, we provide a care support partnership with adults living with learning and mental health disabilities, who need assistance with their social and household activities. We truly believe the people we support deserve full and enriching lives. That’s why we’re looking for an organized and hardworking deputy manager. You will be expected to: 


  • Oversee the running of home in the absence of the manager 
  • Take person-centred approaches to supporting the service users  
  • Lead the staff teams to ensure a high standard of care is offered and accurate records are kept 
  • Ensure rotas are produced and implemented in an efficient way 
  • Implement company procedures and reporting in relation to all aspects of the running of the home, including safeguarding, medication practices and health and safety. 


To ensure the highest quality of care for the people we support we will provide you with easily accessible training, including bespoke specialist training that reflects the needs of people using services and your personal development.  


At Salutem, you’re a supportive healthcare professional, an ambitious leader, a loyal colleague, a unique and transparent individual who provides engaging and meaningful experiences for the people we support. 


We’re passionate about putting a smile on the faces of the people we support every day. If you are too, then apply today to join our team. In return you’ll receive: 


Competitive pay rates 

Training and qualification opportunities  

Internal progression opportunities  

Perkbox – Discount to high street shops  

Free DBS check 


Our team reflects the rich diversity of the individuals we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. As an equal opportunities employer welcome applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with disabilities.  


We take safeguarding seriously and follow a robust recruitment process, all applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.   


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