We have an exciting opportunity for two full-time Assistant Service Managers to join the Avenues team at Spring Close Lane, Cheam.
In this role you will work closely with the Service Manager to inspire and motivate your team to provide a high quality service. Acting as a role model in the delivery of active support you will promote and maintain person centred approaches and inclusive community links.
Leading and inspiring your team in the implementation of the business plan and other strategic objectives you will ensure that your service develops sustainably, maintaining our commitment to the Avenues mission, vision and values.
Spring Close Lane is a supported living service providing support to adults living with profound learning disabilities, autism, behaviour that challenges and physical disabilities, including wheelchair users.
What knowledge and experience should you have?
An experienced social care professional, you will have experience of leading a large team and providing support to adults with multiple learning disabilities, autism, and epilepsy and supporting people with challenging behaviour. Previous experience of supporting people who are registered blind would be beneficial.
A consummate people manager you will have demonstrable experience of leading a team to success; including performance management, conduct and development issues.
You will be a natural networker, at ease forging relationships with multi-disciplinary professionals, service users and families alike.
You will share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride and our vision of a fairer, brighter future for everyone. In your experience you will have gained knowledge of the policies and legislation relating to the provision of support.
You will ideally have gained a level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care, or possess relevant professional experience and be willing to work towards certification in Positive Behavioural Support.
What skills and abilities will you need?
Being an Assistant Service Manager is much more than just a job. You will have a chance to put your empathy, compassion and patience centre-stage in our person-centred approach to providing support.
A confident communicator at all levels, you will be able to influence others and use effective leadership and coaching to get the best from your team. You will be passionate about building great relationships and community links and will be creative and proactive in finding solutions to setbacks.
It would be desirable for the successful candidates to hold a valid driving licence and have access to your own vehicle.
As an Assistant Service Manager 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.
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