Assistant Locality Manager

Do you have experience of working with people with a wide range of needs? Do you have the commitment and potential to take the first step on the management ladder, with one of the UK’s largest not-for-profit providers? Dimensions has a 20-year track record of offering excellent training and progression to ambitious, hardworking care professionals who want to build a progressive career making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable people.

If you share our values this is a superb opportunity to join us as an Assistant Locality Manager, providing day-to-day support to your Locality Manager, gaining expertise and experience both within the office and across a number of services in Woodhall Spa and Metheringham where we support 15 people.


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’
  • 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 visit www.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 Lindsey Rowland on 07702973051

  • 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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