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Title:  Deputy Local Service Manager - Part Time


Bognor Regis, South East, GB, PO21 1AG

Department:  Care (Management)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  138283


Deputy Local Service Manager – Part Time


Longford Road, Bognor Regis


£15,961 - £16,801


22.5 hours per week



We have a great opportunity for a Deputy Local Service Manager to join our West Sussex management team ensuring the provision of high-quality supported housing services for young people, single homeless and people with mental health and complex needs.  As a team you will be responsible for a number of services across the county.


If you want to make a real difference in 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 will include:

  • Managing, recruiting, developing, and training staff
  • Devising effective and well-run staff rotas
  • Promoting best practice within the service, leading by example and ensuring service users’ voices are heard
  • Working effectively with stakeholders and other statutory and voluntary agencies to ensure the needs of service users, Local Authority and commissioners are met through the provision of a high-quality supported housing service
  • Preparing, promoting and coordinating support 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
  • Excellent knowledge of current housing legislation, safeguarding practice, and data protection laws


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
  • £15,961 per annum (rising to £16,801 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) effective from 1st January 2022
  • The full-time equivalent salary for this role is £26,603 per annum effective from 1st January 2022         


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: 22 December 2021


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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