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Title:  Deputy Local Service Manager - Part Time


Banbury, South East, GB, OX16 5AW

Department:  Care (Management)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  144687


Deputy Local Service Manager – Part Time


Dashwood House, Banbury


£13,124 - £13,814


18.5 hours per week – over 3 days, Monday to Sunday on a rolling rota, 7.30am - 10.30pm, to include bank holidays



Could you help our service users live a more independent life? We have a rewarding opportunity for a Deputy Local Service Manager to join our management team at Dashwood House. Our new, 8 bed supported living service provides support for people aged 18+ with learning disabilities and autism. 


Closely supporting the Local Service Manager you will play a vital role in the delivery of a high quality service that meets with all legislative and organisational requirements. At Sanctuary Supported Living, we are passionate about supporting people to live as independently as possible and to lead fulfilling lives.


The role of Deputy Local Service Manager will include:

  • Managing, recruiting, developing and training staff within appropriate legislative or NVQ frameworks and devising effective and well-run staff rotas
  • Promoting best practice within the service by monitoring relationships with residents, relatives and visitors to ensure quality services are carried out by staff
  • Ensuring effective care and support systems are in place and that we operate in a fully compliant way
  • Preparing, promoting and coordinating care plans


Skills and experiences:

  • Proven management or supervisory experience gained within a social care environment is essential
  • Experience of supporting people with learning disabilities and autism
  • Compassionate, caring and hard working with a hands-on approach to care management
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • NVQ / QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care is essential


Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

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, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.


Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living 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 employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
  • 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
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours and £26,603 per annum
  • £13,124 per annum (rising to £13,814 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here


Read the full job profile here


Closing Date: 27 January 2022


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

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