assistant locality manager

Gloucestershire, Gloucester

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 UKs largest not:
  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.
This is an excellent opportunity to take the first step on the management ladder within a company which has a proven track record of offering excellent career progression to ambitious, hardworking individuals.
By joining us as an Assistant Locality Manager you will provide day to day support to the Locality Manager, splitting your time within the office, the service in Gloucester and Stroud and other supported living services within the area, covering a variety of shifts.
These services support people with varying Learning Difficulties some of whom have Autism and Epilepsy.
The is a fantastic opportunity where you will complete managerial requirements including but not limited, to one to ones, medication assessments, team meetings, preparing for audits and mentoring staff.
This role will involve local travel, so access to your own transport is essential.
About the role This 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 rotas 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 you You 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.
  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 rewards 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 Childcare Vouchers 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 our website via the button below.
The Dimensions approach to support Our unique Activate approach puts decision making closer to the people we support.
It sets personalised and challenging goals with them, their families and you:
   by teaching new skills and enabling people to try new experiences.
Research has proven that this progressive model is the best way to deliver measurable improvements in the quality of life for people:
   and you and your colleagues in their support teams.
It achieves an increase in active support and meaningful activity for people, a reduction in challenging behaviour:
   and an increase in your own satisfaction, with over 60 of our employees reporting that the Activate model has increased the quality of their working life.
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