Locality Manager/ Care Manager

£36,565.00 - £36,565.00 Per Annum
England, London, North London
Closing Date: September 27, 2021
Locality Manager/ Care Manager

This is an excellent opportunity to join our team in London as a Registered Care Manager/Locality manager for two supported living services.

Salary is £36565 per annum

Location is New Southgate and New Barnet

Hours: 37.5 per week

We will offer;

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays), rising to 35 days.
  • Pensions, including a money purchase scheme with employee and employer contributions.
  •  An occupational sick pay scheme.
  • The opportunity for flexible working
  • Discounts on shopping, leisure and more.
  • Recognition of excellence in our Inspiring People awards.
  • Financial bonuses every five years through our Long Service Awards.
  •  £200 bonus for recommending a friend to work for us if they’re employed.
  •  You may also benefit from a work mobile phone, our bike to work scheme, season ticket loans, and more.

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 20-year track record of progressing professional careers and making a positive difference to people’s lives?  

At Dimensions we believe in person centred support, with a big focus on delivering care tailored to the individual and are now recruiting for a passionate and inspiring Locality Manager to join us in London covering New Southgate and New Barnet.

The successful applicant will join the area and become part of an established, experienced and supportive management team to ensure they lead their locality of two small five and four bed supported living services. Both services are supporting adults (mixed ages) with learning disabilities, autism, mental health and/or challenging behaviour and they are enabled by a team of Support Workers to live an independent and fulfilled life. The role requires hands on support and personal care for males and females at times. The right applicant would need to be enthusiastic, ambitious and passionate about improving the lives of the people we support and playing an active role in delivering our ‘better lives for more people’ strategy in 2025.

Your responsibility will be varied including actively participating in the growth and development of Supported living services in your area. This role would be based from home with the expectation to have sufficient presence at the services. Working hours would be Monday to Friday (Office hours) but with the flexibility to provide guidance and assistance to the locality and support teams when needed and to be part of a team on call. 

What will I be doing?

As a Locality Manager you will lead from the front, providing a positive example to your team of good practice, inspire all colleagues to support people to be the best they can possibly be, lead your team to deliver highly personalise support, promote maximum engagement and promote a meaningful presence in local communities.

Our Locality Managers our accountable for ensuring they facilitate and lead a safe practice, ensuring high quality support which meets all organisational and statutory requirements, and complies with both CQC and Dimensions Guidelines. Whilst also managing their budgets and delivering on partnership commitments within their community.

For a full list of what you could soon be a part of, please review our attached job description.

What will I need?

Above all Locality Managers need to be committed to making a difference to the lives of the people we support, and be able to demonstrate our organisational values. In addition, you will need:

  • Knowledge and understanding of CQC / CSSIW regulations
  • Willingness to register with CQC under a domiciliary care location
  • Experience of managing a team, setting objectives and ensuring goals are met 
  • Experience in delivery of services in compliance with contracts 
  • Experience in learning disability and autism services
  • Experience of managing supported living services or similar - and be familiar with performance management processes
  • Completed, or be willing to undertake, Management Development training

Further details on the Person Specification can be found in the attached document.

Apply now- Don’t miss out joining a dedicate and socialable team

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call 0300 303 9150

  • 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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