Deputy Manager

Islington, London (Greater)
£27,045.82 per Annum
12 Sep 2016
10 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

Deputy Manager (Ref: LRDM-0916)

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

They have an opportunity for an experienced and motivated person to take on a Deputy Manager position within a supported living scheme in Islington for 19 adults with learning disabilities and high and complex needs.

Working within a management team and alongside 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. 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.

With the support of the Project 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.

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 has the ability to provide leadership and motivation to bring out the best in their staff team. The right person will be very well organised and have solid experience of supporting lively and determined people with high support and complex health needs. Excellent communication and team working skills are essential for the post as is the ability to use IT and admin systems to record and monitor information.

Due to the size of the project candidates will need to demonstrate previous management experience at a Deputy Manager level or above, which will include experience of leading a team, organising group activities for vulnerable people, rota planning and staff supervision.

They offer regular supervision and provide a detailed induction and relevant training and support.

Our client is 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.

Salary: £27,045.82 per Annum
Hours: Full time – 37 Hours per Week (including days, evenings and weekends)

How to Apply:

Please apply online for this Deputy Manager role, by clicking “Apply”. You will receive further instructions on how to complete the application process.

Closing Date: 9:00am on Monday 3rd October 2016 
Interviews will be held on Thursday 6th October 2016

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

Please check your email for confirmation that your application for the Deputy Manager role has been received for this Deputy Manager role and to follow further instructions.

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