Assistant Locality Manager

£30,104.76 - £33,867.86 Per Annum
England, East of England, Suffolk
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 05, 2024
Assistant Locality Manager

Join Our Team as an Assistant Locality Manager!

Locations: Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Stowmarket, and Garboldisham
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours/week, 30 hours off-rota)
Salary: £30,104.76 per annum + 12.5% off-rota allowance (£3,763.10)
Requirements: Valid UK driving license and access to your own vehicle

About the Role:

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact and advance your career? We are seeking an inspirational Assistant Locality Manager to join our supported living locality in Suffolk. At Dimensions, we are dedicated to supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism to lead fulfilling lives as part of their communities.

This role offers the chance to work alongside a CQC Registered Manager, providing exceptional, person-centred support. Your days will be filled with variety and challenges, making each one unique and rewarding.


As an Assistant Locality Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being and happiness of the individuals we support. You will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating support homes across multiple locations in Suffolk, including Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, and Garboldisham.

Your role will include:

  • Providing Person-Centred Support: Ensure that everyone receives personalised support tailored to their unique needs and preferences. This includes developing and implementing care plans that promote independence and enhance quality of life.
  • Team Leadership and Development: Lead, mentor, and support a team of dedicated support workers. Conduct regular team meetings, provide ongoing training and development opportunities, and foster a positive and collaborative working environment.
  • Operational Management: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the supported living homes. This includes managing budgets, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, and maintaining accurate records and documentation.
  • Quality Assurance: Implement and monitor quality assurance processes to ensure high standards of care and support are consistently maintained. Conduct regular audits, address any issues, or concerns promptly, and continuously seek ways to improve service delivery.
  • Community Engagement: Promote active participation in the community by organising and supporting activities that encourage social inclusion and engagement. Work with local organisations and services to create opportunities for the individuals we support to connect with their community.
  • Crisis Management: Handle any emergencies or crises that arise, providing calm and effective leadership to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone involved. Develop and implement risk management strategies to minimise potential hazards.

What We're Looking For:

We are looking for experienced Senior Support Workers, Team Leaders, or Assistant Managers who are committed to our values and passionate about making a difference. The ideal candidate will lead by example, prioritise workloads, and manage time effectively. Flexibility to adapt to work at multiple local homes is essential, as is being computer literate and capable of coordinating online rotas.

Perks and Benefits:

Join us for a rewarding career with extensive learning and development opportunities. Benefit from our nationally recognised development programs, which have supported many in advancing their careers, including our current managing director who started as a relief support worker. Enjoy a competitive salary with additional allowances and be part of a dedicated team with a shared mission of making lives better.

At Dimensions, we offer a leading benefits package worth up to £1,220 per year.

  • 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays), rising to 35 days.
  • Pension scheme with contributions
  • Flexible working options
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family
  • Shopping discounts and cashback
  • Recognition through Inspiring People awards.
  • Additional perks: work mobile phone, bike to work scheme, season ticket loans.
  • Long Service Awards with financial bonuses every five years.

Other Important Information:

  • Total annual pay: £33,903.86
  • Apply now - interviews will be conducted until the positions are filled.
  • Enhanced DBS disclosure required (cost covered by Dimensions)
  • We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and value diversity in our workforce.
  • Disability Confident Leaders: Guaranteed interview for disabled applicants meeting minimum criteria.
  • We offer support to complete your application - contact our Resourcing Consultant Team for assistance.
  • British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos available for recruitment communications.

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