Assistant Locality Manager

D012749
£23,705.00 - £23,705.00 Per Annum
Bracknell
England, South East England, Berkshire
Permanent
Closing Date: October 26, 2021
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 Bracknell & Ascot. You will be over-seeing a team which includes both supported living services and people in their own homes with 22.5 hours per week off rota. It is preferred that candidates hold a full UK drivers licence, though not essential. 

The total annual pay for the role is currently £23,705, made up of a basic salary of £21,550 plus an additional 10% annual allowance for 22.5 off rota hours of £2155.

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme 2019, 2020 & 2021.


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 visitwww.dimensions-uk.org/careers


Apply now


If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Trudy on 07990797665

  • 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 Disability Confident Leaders , 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. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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