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Leonard Cheshire Disability - Deputy Manager
Created: 22/08/2017, Updated: 23/08/2017
Post: Deputy Manager
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £22,995 per annum
Do you want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society? Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world? If so Leonard Cheshire Disability offers you the chance to become part of a great team! Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. They are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and they support more than 20,000 disabled people across their global operations.
They offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others.
They are seeking a full time Deputy Manager to join their lively and vibrant day support service in Rosyth. In this diverse and varied role, you will support the Service Manager in the day to day operation of the service, deputise as directed and be responsible for the direct supervision and line-management of staff. You will be involved in the assessment and placement of customers and be responsible and accountable for the on-going monitoring of their individual needs. You will also ensure the highest standards of personal support and service delivery are maintained and promote independence and choice; adhering at all times to the values of the organisation.
To be successful in this role you will need:
A level of professional development & registration as indicated by purchaser, regulator or Leonard Cheshire Disability (this may include level 5 leadership in health and social care qualification), dependant on location;
To have experience of providing direct personal and social care;
To have experience of managing a team of support staff;
To have experience of working with customers who have physical and/or learning disabilities;
To be able to work flexibly in accordance with rostered hours;
To demonstrate a commitment to Leonard Cheshire Disability's ethos and values.
Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A satisfactory PVG check is required for this post. Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. They therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
For more information and to appy for this position please visit their website.
Please note the closing date for applications is Thursday 31 August 2017.