Interim Depot Manager

Reporting To: Regional Services Manager

Contract Type: Fixed Term to July 2021

Closing Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

To provide leadership, support and training for a team of Oxygen Therapy Engineers. To manage a regional depot ensuring that contracted service & quality KPI requirements are met with in adherence to company policies and procedures.

Please refer to the Person Specification.


  • i) To provide leadership to a Field Team ensuring that they comply with: contractual and regulatory requirements, quality management systems, HR and operational policies
  • ii) To manage regional depots to ensure day to day operational requirements are met
  • iii) To provide training to new and existing team members
  • iv) To conduct regular staff audits and appraisals to ensure quality of service is maintained and highlight any areas for improvement
  • v) To educate patients, carers and support staff through training regarded to the risks relating to equipment, equipment use and safety, cleaning and maintenance of equipment
  • vi) To providing technical support to DV, clinical and NHS staff vii) To liaising with logistics team to resolve any stock related issues
  • viii) To providing support to the other Depot Managers and to cover for holidays or sickness
  • ix) To ensure all field staff are trained and provided with appropriate communications for new products or contractual changes
  • x) To liaise with Fleet Administrator and assist field team as necessary to resolve vehicle issues
  • xi) To assist in carrying out field activities where required including: installations, uplifts, breakdowns, and servicing of all modalities of home oxygen equipment xii) To prepare reporting as required for senior management

Managers in all areas of the business
HR colleagues
Finance Team
NSS Project Manager and staff
NHS and care staff
Patients and Carers
Suppliers of depot facilities


The post holder will be required to provide support to on-call staff which is provided on a rotational basis with other Depot Managers.
Travel and stay overnight on occasion to attend meetings, training course, etc.
To undertake regular additional training to ensure that they can operate any equipment (i.e. forklifts, etc.) which will be required to operate within each depot location.

Monday - Friday: 8am to 5pm (Flexibility regarding dealing with calls outs at night/week ends)


Contact info

Registered Office Address:

Dolby Medical Home
Respiratory Care Ltd
North Suite, Lomond Court,
Castle Business Park, Stirling,

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Registered in Scotland
No. 063902

Gatwick Office Address:

Dolby Vivisol
Southpoint, Old Brighton Road,
Lowfield Heath,
Gatwick, West Sussex,
RH11 0PR

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