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Assistant Locality Manager

Assistant Locality Manager

Posted 17 July by The Guardian
Assistant Locality ManagerLocation - BathHours - Full time, 37.5 hours per weekSalary: £22,660 per annum.Drivers are preferred.Do you have experience of working with people with a wide range of needs? Do you have the commitment and potential to take the first step on the management ladder, with one of the UK's largest not-for-profit providers? Dimensions has a 20-year track record of offering excellent training and progression to ambitious, hardworking care professionals who want to build a progressive career making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable people.If you share our values this is a superb opportunity to join us as an Assistant Locality Manager, providing day-to-day support to your Locality Manager, gaining expertise and experience both within the office and across a number of services.In Bath we have a 5 bedroom, short term break service located in Twerton. The service is used by people we support as a short term respite service. The service has been used as a stepping stone on numerous occasions for some to move on to more independent accommodation or a residential setting. On some occasions the service has been used in emergency circumstances where other placements have broken down or main carers are unwell. The people we support have a wide range of needs.Whilst here people are involved with development of independent living skills, arts & crafts, leisure activities in the home and a visiting a variety of locations in the community. Being located on the edge of Bath we enjoy the city and go further to Shearwater, Chew Lake & Bristol.About the roleThis is your opportunity to build your skills and expertise: Supporting the Locality Manager to guide, motivate and encourage your team to provide a quality service in line with our values, policies and practices. Working with relatives and outside agencies - including health professionals, social workers and advocates - to meet the needs of the people we support. Establishing and monitoring service budgets. Managing person-centred rota's and the recruitment of new team members. Leading by example and being a positive role model for your team. Delivering direct support, dividing your time between supporting people and working in the office.About youYou already have proven professional qualities, including: Experience of working with people with a wide range of needs - for example, autism and complex learning disabilities The ability to prioritise workload, manage your own time, delegate tasks and meet deadlines. Up-to-date knowledge of the personalisation agenda and Active Support provision. The personality to develop positive working relationships across Dimensions - including the people we support, their families, internal colleagues and external agencies. The willingness to work towards a Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care/Leadership and Management for Care Services.Your rewardsIn 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 LoanFor more information visit our website via the button below.Apply nowIf you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Anna Wyatt on . An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions. We welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds. 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 or email We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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