Deputy Learning Disabilities Service Manager

Essex Road - Enfield - Greater London - EN2 6TZ

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We are seeking a dynamic and caring individual to become Deputy Manager of this supported living service supporting adults with learning disabilities and associated health needs.

Job Introduction

We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join this service supporting adults with learning disabilities and assocated health needs.

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Vacancy Details

Your duties will include supporting the Home Manager, and deputising their absence, to undertake all aspects of managing the home, ensuring that high standards of care and support are maintained and adhering to all requirements and regulations.

You will also assist in the developing of rotas and managing the staff team.

An appropriate balance is needed between management and 'hands-on' work, meeting the needs of the service users living in the home.

About this home

Essex Road is a supported living service for adults aged 18-40 with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions and complex needs. Individuals are supported to develop person-centred plans that promote increased choice and control over their lives whilst focused on recovery.

The Ideal Candidate

The people we support are at the heart of everything we do - they are wonderful individuals and deserve to be treated with respect, dignity and choice. Our main priority, therefore, is to find staff with values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.

You will have considerable experience working with people with learning disabilities in a service, at a minimum of lead/senior support worker level.

You must be well organised, able to lead shifts, motivate teams and mange rotas.

Why work for Achieve together?

We’re committed to the growth of people across our business because working with us is not just about having a job, but the opportunity to grow and flourish within our organisation for years to come. If you’d like to see where your career in care can take you, we can offer the chance to undertake qualifications to support your professional development (paid for by us), career pathways internally to help you realise your potential, and ongoing learning provided internally through a dedicated learning team.

  • Pensions – we contribute to your retirement fund
  • Enhanced company sick pay and enhanced annual leave with service
  • Full ongoing learning and development opportunities by our in-house team and external specialists
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing
  • Discounts platform for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits
  • Lots of opportunities to attend company-wide activities and days with the people we support