Assistant Service Manager - Addlestone

Posted 9 March by Blackrock Search Ltd

Positions: Assistant Service Manager - Addlestone

Location: Addlestone, Surrey

Salary: £22,725 plus benefits

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Assistant Service Manager to join the Support team within the Addlestone Supported Living service.

The Addlestone Supported Living service provides both shared and 1:1 support to 11 service users across the Addlestone and Chertsey area living in their own homes, with a 24 hour supported living home at the centre of the service. We strive to support our service users to live the life that they want and be an active part of their local community. This position will include responsibility for the management and coordination of the support hours within the service.

In this role you will motivate and inspire your team to provide outstanding support through effective training, coaching and leadership by example. Acting as a role model in the delivery of active support you will empower the people we support to have active and fulfilling lives aligned with their needs and aspirations.

Working collaboratively with the Service Leadership Team you will help to oversee the smooth running of the service including rostering, support plans and staff deployment.

Our services operate 24/7, 365 days a year and shift patterns will include early mornings, late evenings with occasional sleep-ins and you must be flexible to cover the 7 day rota at the service.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants for this service hold a full valid driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

What knowledge and experience should you have?

An experienced social care professional you will have a strong understanding of best practice in delivering support to people with different needs and a passion for doing so. You will have experience of leading and developing a team including appraisal, coaching and performance management as well as fostering an inclusive and collaborative working environment.

You will share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity, and Pride and our vision of a fairer, brighter future for everyone

What skills and abilities will you need?

Being an Assistant Service Manager is much more than just a job and you’ll have a chance to put your empathy, compassion and patience centre-stage in our person-centred approach to providing support. You will be an effective communicator with the ability to influence others and get the best from your team.

You will be a natural when it comes to thinking on your feet and making the commitment to see things through and get the best outcomes for the people we support.

It is essential for applicants for this position to hold a full valid driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

Due to the nature of this role and volume of applicants this position may close early.

Required skills

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Management
  • Mental Health
  • Social Care
  • Mental Health Care

Reference: 34646398

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