Assistant Locality Manager

£23,206.03 - £23,206.03 Per Annum
England, South East England, Berkshire
Closing Date: December 01, 2021
Assistant Locality Manager

Assistant Locality Manager/Assistant Manager

Location: Winnersh

Hours: 37.5 per week

Salary: £23,206.03 per annum 

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 Winnersh and Wokingham. You will be working across a number of services, including a registered home that supports four amazing gentlemen. 

This position would suit someone who has a lot of experience working with people with learning disabilities and is looking for the step up into a management role. Management training will be provided but it is essential all applicants are enthusiastic about providing life changing support for vulnerable people. As part of the management team you will have 2 days off rota to complete relevant management tasks. 

You will work within a friendly team that works flexibly on rota and there will be some evening and weekend work. 

Due to the nature of the position it is a requirement that all applicants have a full UK/EU driving licence. 

“The total annual pay for the role is currently £23,206.03 made up of a basic salary of £21,587.00 plus an additional 7.5% annual allowance for 2 days off rota hours of £1,1619.03.”

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.

Apply now

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Caroline on 07392197252. 

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds. 
  • 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 in one of our offices using assistive technology.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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