Deputy House Manager and Support Worker ( Maternity Cover )

6 days left

Islington, London (Greater)
£19,595.94 Pro rata
05 Sep 2016
05 Oct 2016
Contract Type

Our client is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in North London. 

They are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to be on the management team of a supported living project for 4 adults with learning disabilities and high and complex needs. 

Working alongside the project manager and a team of support workers you will provide excellent person centred care to enable tenants to live independently in their own home, take part in a range of meaningful and fun group activities, to develop friendships, to involve family and advocates where possible, to access services, and be supported in all areas of day-to-day living. 

With the support of the House Manager, you will contribute to the development of the team and carry out delegated tasks as outlined in the job description. You will be responsible for encouraging a culture based on respect and dignity for those in need of care and support, providing supervision and clear management to a team of support workers.

You will also support the team with the development and implementation of care plans designed to provide meaningful choice and support to people with learning disabilities.

The right candidate will have some leadership experience of leading and coaching a team supporting people with learning disabilities or another client group. Experience of supporting people with high and complex support needs would also be an advantage.

They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about delivering excellent quality, has a positive attitude to managing a varied workload, a willingness to learn and develop new skills, and the ability to work positively as part of a team. 

Our client is committed to staff development and supervision and they will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support to learn everything needed to be a great Deputy Manager. 

They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and they are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Deputy House Manager and Support Worker (Maternity Cover)
Reference: KRDM-0916

Salary: £19,595.94 Pro rata
Hours: 37 Hours per Week (includes days, evenings and some weekends. The role is made up of 18.5 Deputy Manager hours and 18.5 Support worker hours)
Contract: Initial Fixed Term Contract 12 Months Maternity Cover
Start Date: Anticipated to be beginning of November

How to apply: 

Please click on "Apply" to receive further instructions on how to complete the application process.

Closing Date: 9:00am on Monday 23rd September
Interviews: 27th / 28th September 

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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