Salary: £22,744.20 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 18.5 hours per week (including weekdays, weekends, evenings bank holidays)
*Additional Support Worker hours are also available to make this up to a full-time post
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our management team! They will be Deputy Manager for a supported living project for 4 adults with learning disabilities and additional physical, sensory and communication support needs.
Working alongside the Project Manager and a team of Support Workers, 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 experience of leading and coaching a team supporting people with learning disabilities or another vulnerable client group. Experience of supporting people with high and complex support needs would also be an advantage. 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.
We strongly encourage candidates to read the full job description before submitting their application for this post.
Want to know more? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0207 607 8762.
How to apply: Please submit a CV along with a cover statement (either within the email itself or as an attachment) addressing the following: “Tell us more about why you are interested in this role and what you would bring to this post in terms of your knowledge, skills and experience”. Please ensure you refer to the person specification in your statement and explain how you meet the criteria.
Internal applicants: If you are interested in this role, please 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.
We would also appreciate if you could complete a diversity monitoring form.
Closing date: Tuesday 14th April 2020
Interviews held on: Week commencing 20th April – please note that due to the current situation with Covid-19, interviews will be held via phone or Skype
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.
We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here:
Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889