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Title:  Deputy Local Service Manager

Location: 

Petersfield, South East, GB, GU32 2JQ

Department:  Care (Management)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  41501

Deputy Local Service Manager

Tilmore Gardens, Petersfield

£24,577 (rising to £25,870 after 12 months service, subject to satisfactory performance)

37.5 hours per week – Various shift patterns including weekends and on call

 

We are seeking a Deputy Local Service Manager to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Tilmore Gardens provides registered supported housing for ten adults with learning disabilities. 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 Tilmore Gardens here

The role of Deputy Local Service Manager will include:

  • Managing, recruiting, developing and training staff within appropriate legislative or NVQ frameworks
  • Promoting best practice within the team by monitoring relationships with clients, relatives and visitors
  • Maintaining effective and fully compliant care and support systems
  • Preparing, promoting and coordinating care plans, organising effective staff rotas in line with this
  • Working effectively with key stakeholders, including local councils, to develop existing services when necessary to reflect the needs of the local population and commissioner

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven management or supervisory experience gained within a social care environment is essential
  • 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 / QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care is desirable
  • Proven track record of developing relationships
  • Excellent knowledge of safeguarding practice, and data protection laws

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 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

Read the full job profile here

To apply please email your CV and cover letter to SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

Closing Date: 17 December 2018

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’

Building Equality and Diversity
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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