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Title:  Deputy Local Service Manager


New Milton, South East, GB, BH25 6EB

Department:  Care (Management)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  132242

Deputy Local Service Manager


Old Milton Road, New Milton


£26,081 - £27,454


37.5 hours per week – varied shifts including alternate weekends                                                                                                        



We have a rewarding opportunity for a Deputy Local Service Manager to join our management team. Old Milton Road is located in the centre of New Milton and within walking distance of the seafront.  We provide care and support for 15 adults aged 18 and over, who have learning disabilities by enabling them to live independently.

The service contains 2 shared houses and 5 individual flats.


If you want to make a positive impact on people’s lives, this is a great opportunity to come and work within a friendly, hardworking and resident-focused team.


Read more about Old Milton Road here


The role of Deputy Local Service Manager will include:

  • Managing, recruiting, developing and training staff within appropriate legislative and devising effective and well-run staff rotas
  • Promoting best practice to ensure quality services are carried out by staff
  • Ensuring effective support systems are in place and that we operate in a fully compliant way
  • Confirming the quality of support plans best meet our customers’ needs
  • A good understanding of health and safety
  • Providing a high quality, personalised care and support service including the sensitive delivery of personal care and managing medication
  • Helping residents to get up, washed and dressed
  • Supporting Local Service Manager in developing and maintaining relationships with clients and relevant external agencies with the proven ability to liaise effectively with statutory and voluntary partners


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 putting them into practice
  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care


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 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays)
  • 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
  • £26,081 per annum rising to £27,454 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance.


We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent 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: 29 October 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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