Assistant Locality Manager

£26,632.52 - £26,632.52 Per Annum
England, East of England, Suffolk
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: May 18, 2022
Assistant Locality Manager

Assistant Locality/ Service Manager

Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £26,632.52

Full UK driving licence essential 

Our team in Stowmarket is growing, and we have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and values-driven person who is passionate about person-centred care to join us as an Assistant Locality Manager!

You might already be experienced with support work, perhaps already working as a lead support worker? Assistant Locality Managers are afforded with the required support, training and qualifications to take the next step. Although this role is also is a fantastic opportunity to spend time working within services providing hands on support. Whatever your preference, this is a great opportunity not to be missed!

Purpose of the role:

As an integral part of the local management team, the assistant locality manager will support the locality manager to ensure we provide a high quality service to the people we support. You will work closely with your manager to ensure that services within your locality are delivered in a way that puts the people we support at the center of their support, promotes rights, choice, dignity and diversity and follows our principles of personalised services.

You will undertake a variety of delegated management tasks to be performed during your off-rota time (15 hours per week) and will deputise for the locality manager during her absence.

This is your opportunity to lead by example whilst enjoying an excellent training programme, strong career progression and the opportunity to deliver outstanding support through the unique “Activate” model that is proven to make a measurable difference to people’s lives and your professional satisfaction.

An Assistant Locality Manager is expected to:

  • Be prepared to work flexibly. This could include working some weekends, waking nights or sleepins if required and bank holidays. This will be discussed with you during the interview process and you will be matched to people we support in line with hours and patterns of shifts you are able to work.
  • Complete all required training either by e-learning or attending courses.
  • Adhere to our policies, procedures and standards as published. 
  • Keep information about the people we support, colleagues and the company confidential.
  • Be able and willing to wear all necessary PPE (personal protective equipment) such as surgical facemasks, gloves and aprons as required by Dimensions policies.
  • We want you to develop professionally. This means that you are expected to get involved and contribute in meetings, work towards gaining qualifications, attend training courses and be willing to learn new things and ways of working.

Please note that this is a generic job description. The full person specification should be read in conjunction with this advert, which will outline other more specific duties of the role and requirements.

The total annual pay for the role is currently £26632.52  made up of a basic salary of £24774.44 plus an additional 7.5% annual allowance for 15 off rota hours of £1858.08.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer ongoing development opportunities and the strongest possible prospects, plus a range of great benefits including:

  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave entitlement(including bank holidays)
  • Staff discount shopping scheme ‘Rewarding Dimensions’
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Qualification scheme
  • Employee recognition scheme 'Inspiring People'
  • Discounted health and dental cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan

For more information

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Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled. 

  • 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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