Assistant Locality Manager / Deputy Manager
Full time position, 37.5hrs
Full UK driving license is required
Are you an experienced Support Worker who is looking to take the next step in your career? Or perhaps you know someone who is! 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
Our team is growing and we have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and values-driven person who is passionate about person-centered care to join us as an Assistant Locality Manager across 2 localities in Hampshire.
This role is ideal for people who want to grow professionally and take on more responsibility whilst still being able to provide the direct support that’s so incredibly rewarding - it's the best of both worlds!
Day to day you will provide logistical support to the Locality Manager as well as exceptional hands-on care to the people we support in our services. You will work 2 days off rota and 3 days on rota.
The total annual pay for the role is currently £28,806.01 made up of a basic salary of £26,796.29 plus an additional 7.5% annual allowance for 15 off rota hours of £2,009.72.
Successful applicants will receive a Welcome Payment of £800 – apply today to find out more.
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 rota's 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.
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.
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
Long Service Awards
Employee recognition scheme 'Inspiring People'
Discounted health and dental cover
Bike to Work Scheme
Season Ticket Loan
We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday.
For more information visitwww.dimensions-uk.org/careers
If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Alison on 07770 968678
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
We welcome applications from everyone who has the right to work in the UK, and value diversity in our workforce
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