Assistant Locality Manager

£22,525.78 - £22,525.78 Per Annum
England, South East England, Berkshire
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Assistant Locality Manager

Do you have experience of working with people with a wide range of needs? Do you have the commitment and potential to take the first step on the management ladder, with one of the UK’s largest non-profit providers? Dimensions has a 20-year track record of offering excellent training and progression to ambitious, hardworking care professionals who want to build a progressive career making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable people.

If you share our values this is a superb opportunity to join us as an Assistant Locality Manager in Newbury, providing day-to-day support to your Locality Manager, gaining expertise and experience both within the office and across four supported living homes, managing twenty support staff and eleven people we support with varied disabilities, including epilepsy, autism, and positive behaviour support in supported living settings. The job role will include both off rota and on rota hours, this may include sleep ins and occasional weekends.

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places to Work programme.

The total annual pay for the role is currently £22,525.78 and will include one day off rota hours.

Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams.

Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled.

About the role

This is your opportunity to build your skills and expertise:

- Supporting the Locality Manager to guide, motivate and encourage your team to provide a quality service in line with our values, policies, and practices.

- Working with relatives and outside agencies - including health professionals, social workers, and advocates - to meet the needs of the people we support.

- Establishing and monitoring service budgets.

- Managing person-centred rotas and the recruitment of new team members.

- Leading by example and being a positive role model for your team.

- Delivering direct support, dividing your time between supporting people, and working in the office.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Tracey on 07944 636373.

About you

You already have proven professional qualities, including:

- Experience of working with people with a wide range of needs - for example, autism and complex learning disabilities

- The ability to prioritise workload, manage your own time, delegate tasks and meet deadlines.

- Up-to-date knowledge of the personalisation agenda and Active Support provision.

- The personality to develop positive working relationships across Dimensions – including the people we support, their families, internal colleagues and external agencies.

- The willingness to work towards a Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care/Leadership and Management for Care Services.

Your rewards
In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer ongoing development opportunities and the strongest possible prospects, plus a range of great benefits including:

- Up to 35 days’ annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)

- Staff discount shopping scheme ‘Rewarding Dimensions’

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Pension scheme and Life Assurance

- Long Service Awards

- Employee recognition scheme 'Inspiring People'

- Discounted health and dental cover

- Bike to Work Scheme

For more information

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- An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.

- We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce

- As Disability Confident Leaders, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees

- As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150.

- We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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