Deputy Local Service Manager

Closing date 
East Midlands
£23,406 per annum (rising to £24,638 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Deputy Local Service Manager

Southwood House, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

£23,406 per annum (rising to £24,638 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

37.5 hours per week

We are seeking a Deputy Local Service Manager to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Southwood House is a purpose-built home for 16 adults with a range of physical and learning disabilities. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

The role of Deputy Local Service Manager includes:

  • Joint working and close monitoring of safeguarding incidents and occurrences
  • Effectively line managing a number of Project Workers, enabling them to providing an outstanding service to clients
  • Recruiting, developing and training staff
  • Devising effective and well run staff rotas
  • Promoting best practice by monitoring relationships with service users, relatives and visitors
  • Ensuring effective safety plans, risk management plans and support plans are in place
  • Preparing, promoting and coordinating plans

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven management or supervisory experience gained within a social care environment
  • Compassionate, caring and hard working, with a hands on approach to care management
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • An understanding of CQC standards and of putting them into practice
  • NVQ / QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care

Why work for us?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and families fleeing domestic abuse.

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays)
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

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