Assistant Locality Manager

Are you a highly motivated care professional looking to take the next step with a leading not-for-profit provider in the UK? Do you want to join an organisation built on innovation, with a 20-year track record of progressing professional careers and making a positive difference to people’s lives? We have an exciting opportunity for someone to help lead a team within a new supporting living service in the Ealing area.

We are looking for an Assistant Locality Manager for the Ealing area to join our team. Reporting to the Locality Manager, you will support the manager and support staff with the day to day running of our services. Who are you? An Assistant Manager with experience of supporting a manager and a team of support workers with managing complex services, who shares our values in putting the people we support at the centre of our care. Leading by example and providing excellent support to people with learning disabilities and autism, this is your opportunity to support and push boundaries for people with learning disabilities. You will support the manager and the support team to implement high quality support services including person centred and positive behaviour support, you will build on the positive relationship with families and other professionals.

If you think this is the right role for you, come and make a difference to people’s lives, every working day!

About the role


This is your opportunity to build your skills and expertise:

  • Supporting the Locality Manager to guide, motivate and encourage your team to provide a quality service in line with our values, policies and practices.
  • Working with relatives and outside agencies - including health professionals, social workers and advocates - to meet the needs of the people we support.
  • Establishing and monitoring service budgets.
  • Managing person-centred rota's and the recruitment of new team members.
  • Leading by example and being a positive role model for your team.
  • Delivering direct support, dividing your time between supporting people and working in the office.


About you

You already have proven professional qualities, including:

  • Experience of working with people with a wide range of needs - for example, autism and complex learning disabilities
  • The ability to prioritise workload, manage your own time, delegate tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the personalisation agenda and Active Support provision.
  • The personality to develop positive working relationships across Dimensions – including the people we support, their families, internal colleagues and external agencies.
  • The willingness to work towards a Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care/Leadership and Management for Care Services.


Your rewards

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer ongoing development opportunities and the strongest possible prospects, plus a range of great benefits including:

  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave entitlement(including bank holidays)
  • Staff discount shopping scheme ‘Rewarding Dimensions’
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Qualification scheme
  • Employee recognition scheme 'Inspiring People'
  • Discounted health and dental cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan

For more information visitwww.dimensions-uk.org/careers


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If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Maria Fernandes on 0300 303 9009.

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application in one of our offices using assistive technology.
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce

Requirements

  • Managerial Roles
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