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 40-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 a Locality Manager for the Ealing area to join our team. Reporting to the Operations Director, you will support the Assistant Locality Manager and support staff with the day to day running of our services. Who are you? A Locality Manager with a minimum of three years operational experience. You will be supporting a team consisting of a Behaviour Support Analyst, Assistant Locality Manager and a number of support workers to manage a complex services. You will share 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, autism and behaviours that challenge services, this is your opportunity to support and push boundaries for people with learning disabilities. You will support the team to implement high quality support services including person centred and positive behaviour support, you will build on the positive relationship with families and work in conjunction with a multi disciplinary team as well as other professionals.

If you think this is the right role for you, come and make a difference to people’s lives, everyday.

About the role

  • Ensure person-centred care plans and health action plans are regularly reviewed and implemented
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of the people we support, in line with CQC/CSSIW Guidelines and Dimensions' policies
  • Deliver effective risk assessments and emergency plans to ensure the people we support are safe
  • Make sure your staff team are appropriately trained and motivated to provide high quality support
  • Ensure the service meets all organisational and statutory requirements and complies with Care Quality Commission Guidelines and our own standards, policies and procedures
  • Make sure complaints are dealt with in line with our policies
  • To attend and contribute to multi-disciplinary meetings
  • To train as a SCIP trainer
  • To have ABA level 5 qualification or willing to work towards this qualification
  • To have experience and understanding of services that support people that may challenge services.


About you

Most importantly, you want to make a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities or autism. To do that, you’ll have:

  • A strong background in working with adults with learning disabilities and/or autism
  • Experience of managing supported living services or similar - and be familiar with performance management processes
  • Up to date knowledge of the personalisation agenda and Active Support
  • Completed, or be willing to undertake, Management Development training

Beyond those qualities, you’ll also be:

  • An excellent communicator, looking to mentor and motivate your team to provide person-centred support
  • Able to prioritise your workload, delegate tasks and meet deadlines
  • Focused on the needs of internal and external customers, from the people we support, right through to your team and other members of the organisation


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 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 Jo Howland on 07825257155.

  • 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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