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Title:  Deputy Local Service Manager

Location: 

London, Greater London, GB, N15 3PW

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  42759

Deputy Local Service Manager

Haringey Floating Support Service, London, N15 – also covering Stepping Stone Court, London, N18

£25,747 per annum (rising to £27,102 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

37 hours per week – Hours split between the two services

We are seeking a Deputy Local Service Manager to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Stepping Stone Court provides supported housing for ten adults aged 18-65, with medium-level mental health support needs. 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.

Read more about Stepping Stone Court here

The role of Deputy Local Service Manager will include

  • Managing, recruiting, developing and training staff within appropriate legislative or NVQ frameworks and devise effective and well run staff rotas
  • Promoting best practice within the home by monitoring relationships with service users, 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
  • 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 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 and people with mental health needs.

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) 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 per week

Read the full job profile here

Closing Date: 22 January 2019

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 us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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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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