Deputy Manager – Supported Living (Ref: LRDM 1023)

Salary: £27,051.44 per annum per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week (including days, evenings, occasional waking nights and some weekends)

Are you ready for a new career?

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our management team! You will be a Deputy Manager for two supported living project for 26 adults with learning disabilities and additional physical, sensory and communication support needs.

Working alongside the Project Manager, fellow Deputy Manager, a team of Senior Support Workers, and a team of support staff, you will provide excellent person centred care to ensure the tenants’ wellbeing, enabling independent and fulfilled living. This will involve supporting service users to take part in a range of meaningful and fun group activities, develop friendships and access services, as well as support with all aspects of day-to-day living.  This may include working in partnership with family and advocates, where possible and appropriate.

You will contribute to the development of the team and be responsible for encouraging a culture based on respect and dignity for those in need of care and support, providing supervision and clear management to a team of Support Workers. You will also support the team with the development and implementation of care plans designed to provide meaningful choice and support to tenants.

 The right candidate will have at least one year of experience gained working in a supervisory role, leading and coaching a team supporting people with learning disabilities or another vulnerable client group.  At least two years of  experience of supporting people with high and complex support needs is also essential. In return, we offer a supportive environment in which people are encouraged to develop their skills, as part of a well-established and experienced team of managers.

How to apply: 

Please email your CV to recruitment and submit an expression of interest that addresses the requirements of the person specification, by giving examples of how you meet each criteria to demonstrate your suitability for the post. We encourage you to draw on your experience from your existing role at Centre 404 and explain what skills you have gained from it that are relevant to this role.

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Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889