Assistant Locality Manager

D013710
£21,118.00 - £22,701.00 Per Annum
Castleford,Ossett,Wakefield
England, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber
Permanent
Closing Date: January 20, 2022
Assistant Locality Manager

Assistant Locality Manager

Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Wakefield, Ossett & Castleford

Are you an experienced Support Worker who is looking to take the next step in your career? Or perhaps you know someone who is!

Our team is growing, and we have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and values-driven person who is passionate about person-centred care to join us as an Assistant Locality Manager supporting people in the Wakefield, Ossett and Castleford areas.

This role is ideal for people who want to grow professionally and take on more responsibility whilst still being able to provide the direct support that’s so incredibly rewarding - it's the best of both worlds!

Two days of the week you will be providing logistical support to the Locality Manager, to include administration tasks and use of our systems. The other three days of the week you will be providing exceptional hands-on support to the people we support in our services.

This is your opportunity to lead by example, progress your career and deliver outstanding support.

The total annual pay for the role is currently £22,701.85 made up of a basic salary of £21,118.00 plus an additional 7.5% annual allowance for 15 off rota hours of £1,583.85.

For further information on the role, please call Kirsty on 07979 705 891.


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.
  • Full clean driving license is not required but is preferable. 


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


Apply now

If you're ready to take the next step in your career, don't delay, apply today! 

We look forward to receiving your application. 

  • 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. 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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