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Are you considering the next step in your health and social care career? Want to keep making a difference while developing yourself? Discovery are currently recruiting for an Assistant Locality Manager to join our teams across Old Willow House in Bridgwater, and Greengates in North Petherton.
The Assistant Locality Manager will support the manager and their team of Support Workers in a variety of ways .
Both localities are brilliantly different and require a wide range of skills and approaches, to afford the best to those we support.
The Old Willow House is a supported living home to 6 individuals with varying needs and levels of support. This can include assistance with everyday living skills, specific health care needs, and a fun and sometimes more structured approach to support those with autism and complex learning disabilities. No 2 days are the same, and working alongside these individuals will certainly appeal to those who can think on their feet, and go with the flow.
Greengates is a registered care home, for 5 individuals who enjoy a wide range of activities, from being supported on boat trips and outings, to being supported with their grocery shopping. Attention is required to keep people safe and well, and to afford opportunities to individuals to broaden their horizons and learn new skills.
About the role:
This is a diverse and exciting role, some of your responsibilities will include:
Support the Locality Manager with the smooth operation of the service, including rota management, reviewing and updating support plans and assisting with the recruitment and development of a team of Support Workers.
Work with relatives, healthcare professionals and external agencies to ensure that the needs and interests of the people we support are met and upheld.
Serve as a role model to a team of Support Workers, demonstrating excellent practices of support.
For a full list of what this role involves please read the attached Job Description
What will I need?
To be considered as an Assistant Locality Manager you will need:
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 Discovery – including the people we support, their families, internal colleagues and external agencies.
Have or be willing to work towards a Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care/Leadership and Management for Care Services.
This list is not exhaustive, please review the attached person specification for further information
Why join us?
Discovery are committed to developing skills and rewarding our staff. We offer:
A salary of £22,660 per annum (based on 37.5 hrs per week)
30 days’ annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays
Access to discounts on high street shopping, cinema tickets and meals out
Employee Assistance Programme
Long Service Awards
Great Induction and training opportunities including Diploma in Health & Social Care.
Who we are
Discovery exists to help each person we support to live a fulfilling life, to be equal in society and to be active in his or her local community. That’s a big deal. It means being able to have choice and control in life. It means choosing to go out or to stay in, making friends and having relationships, finding and developing skills and interests. It also means managing a home, voting, staying healthy and being able to pursue employment or volunteering opportunities. If you think you can help the people we support get more from life, we want to hear from you.
So if you would like to be a part of our team and if you feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below – upload your CV and we will be in touch. You could soon be making a positive difference every day.
If you want more information or just an informal chat about Discovery and the roles we have available – please contact our friendly Resourcing Team on (phone number removed) or drop us an email at (url removed)
This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.
Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Discovery are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role. Discovery 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 in our offices using assistive technology.
We’d love to hear from you if you’ve worked as a Support Worker, Autism Support Worker, Care Worker, Learning Disabilities Support Worker, Assistant Manager, Team Leader, Care Supervisor, Senior Support Worker, Care Coordinator, Social Care Worker or Healthcare Co-ordinator
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