Are you a Senior Support Worker looking to step up to a Deputy Manager within Learning Disabilities and complex needs, or are you an experienced Deputy Manager looking for a new challenge? If so, look no further. We have a exciting opportunity in the Leeds area. This service is 5 bedded residential home for young adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.
You will be working as a Deputy Manager for a organisation which was founded in 1986 by a husband and wife who established a short break service for people with disabilities. Since then the organisation has grown significantly and now offers a large range of supported living accommodation and residential care services, as well as specialist holiday accommodation.
They currently operate across Yorkshire and Humber regions and employ over 1100 staff across more than 80 individual services.
To be responsible for the scheme in the absence of the Manager including line management responsibilities. You will be responsible for promoting all aspects of service user independence, care and wellbeing whilst maintaining their health and safety in line with assessments, support plans and legislative frameworks.
Personal qualities include: being knowledgeable of the health and social care sector, being innovative, enthusiastic, having good interpersonal and communication skills and a positive attitude. You will be able to lead a team of staff and will always demonstrate high standards. In addition you will be comfortable using your own initiative, taking ownership of tasks and be able to prioritise work and deal with work pressures.
The Ideal Candidate
The Deputy Manager will be supported with a full induction and all mandatory training, monthly 1-1`s and ongoing personal development. You will hold a level 2 in health and social care or working towards completion of diploma or the equivalent management qualification, although a level 3 in health and social care or equivalent is desirable. You must have experience managing and supporting staff.
Salary Range and Benefits
The job is a full time position with a salary of £20,584 (39 hours per week) which is equivalent £10 per hour but this does`t include any additional payments for sleep ins or overtime.
The hours are to be worked to the needs of the business.
In addition to our competitive pay rate and commitment to provide excellent training, we also offer the following benefits; a supportive working environment, career progression, an annual leave entitlement above the statutory minimum, access to an employee support line which includes face to face counselling on a variety of subjects, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme, as well as an enhanced auto enrolment contribution in the pension scheme.
Do you have any questions you will like to ask or would you like to apply? If so, please feel free to call Kirsty May on 0113 2154312 Monday - Friday 8 - 5 or simply click "APPLY"